True Black Power [trueblackpower] Safeway Calls Police on Black Woman Giving Food to the Homeless After Mistaking Her for a Shoplifter [atlantablackstar.com] via @atlblackstar

BlackInformant [BlackInformant] Black Panther Party Co-Founder Elbert ‘Big Man’ Howard Dead At 80 [okayplayer.com]

Michelle 🍎 [michelleDbelle] I was at Target today buying 30 notebooks for my class. A man in front of me asked if I was a teacher and when I said yes, he told the cashier he was paying for my notebooks. My heart really needed this…to be reminded that there are genuinely kind people left in the world. ❤️

Pan-African Alliance 🌍 [PanAfricanUnity] Rent in Kumasi Ghana 🇬🇭 for a 4 bedroom, 4 bath, fully furnished home is US $315. Compare that to $1,449 on average for the Atlanta suburbs. Thats why Kumasi made our top 5 travel list. For the other 4 cities on our list, check out [goo.gl][twitter.com]

The New York Times [nytimes] The billion-dollar prison phone industry has drawn increased scrutiny in recent years. Now all calls in New York City from jail will be free. [nyti.ms]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Nearly 50 vehicle break-ins per week reported in West Hollywood [abc7.com] via @ABC7

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Body of Olivia Lone Bear Found in N. Dakota as Native Women Face Crisis of Murders, Disappearances [democracynow.org]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Florida teacher quits job to become full-time shopper [abc7.com] via @abc7

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Mar Vista residents call for action after homeless shooting [abc7.com] via @abc7 => @megafunkmega@khemenutwilhite

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Largest wildfire in California history is burning now [abc7.com] via @ABC7

Chuck D [MrChuckD] I cannot see people who cant accept @KingJames as the great that he is. They must have a problem surely they do.

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan] When Black Farms Blossomed on the American Frontier — “Historian Anna-Lisa Cox traces the westward journey of America’s Black pioneers – as a first Great Migration of African American farming settlements spread across the Midwest” [newblackmaninexile.net] via @thisishellradio[twitter.com]

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan] A siege. A bomb. 48 dogs. And the black commune that would not surrender [theguardian.com]

BlackStudies at Duke [DukeAAAS] “White Arkansans, fearful of what would happen if African-Americans organized, took violent action, but it was the victims who ended up standing trial” [smithsonianmag.com] via @SmithsonianMag

👁4N👁 [Autodidact60] The Negro Silent Protest Parade
July 28, 1917
10,000 Black men & women marched down
New York’s 5th ave

WE OWN 250,000 FARMS
WITH 20,000,000 ACRES of LAND
WORTH $500,000,000

This march was 101 years ago yesterday.
What happened to the land?
Let that sink in for a moment 👨🏾 [twitter.com]

Randal Maurice Jelks [drjelks] Racism at American Pools Isn’t New: A Look at a Long History via @NYTimes[nytimes.com]

Greg Carr [AfricanaCarr] The #HowardU#HUStudyAbroadKemet2018 team arrives on the Giza Plateau to begin today’s exploration of Old Kingdom sites. Here we are at the Hor em Akhet, also known as the “Sphinx.” The entire complex was used for pharaonic burial rituals and dates back at least 4,600 years. [twitter.com]

Greg Carr [AfricanaCarr] Standing at a statue of Ramses II in the ancient Egyptian capital of Memphis while listening to #LouisArmstrong ‘s “West End Blues” on Pops’s birthday: Priceless. #AfricanaMeaningMaking#ShiftParadigms#LongViewGenealogies#NileToMississippi#WeveKnownRivers[twitter.com]

Greg Carr [AfricanaCarr] The next time somebody tries to argue about the “race of the Ancient Egyptians,” show them some photo of these four thousand year old human hair wigs. Tight curls and micro braids like this are clearly African. #HUStudyAbroadKemet2018#HairCulture#NaturalAintNothingNew[twitter.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] @AfricanaCarr Sometime during my lifetime I look forward reading about Black people finally talking casually and frequently amongst ourselves about more advanced basic topics such as «yes, Cleopatra looked like Lisa Bonet but by her *behavior* with Caesar *and* MarkAnt was she really Black?»

🧙🏾‍♂️🙅🏾‍♂️👩🏾‍🚀🌍 [BmoreDoc] American history is so poorly taught that people do not realize that to enforce the Reconstruction Amendments and Civil Rights laws, it took federal military force.

Reconstruction needed federal occupation of the South.

Desegregating schools required the National Guard.

Bankra [bankratravel] Happy Independence Day to Burkina Faso! 🇧🇫
.
.
.
Burkina Faso means “Land of the Honorable People.” ✨ [twitter.com]

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan] #RonDellums, a Marine turned antiwar activist and ground-breaking Democratic politician, was never one to walk away from a fight, no matter who started it.’ [sfgate.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Remembering Ron Dellums: The Radical Congressmember Who Fought Against War, Apartheid & Poverty [democracynow.org] via @democracynow

Black History Heroes [HistoryHeroes] 8/5/1914: first electric traffic lights, invented by Garrett Morgan, were installed in Cleveland, Ohio. #BlackHistory#AfricanHistory#BlackTwitter[twitter.com]

BlackInformant [BlackInformant] How America uses its land [flowingdata.com]

Rachel Armstrong [livingarchitect] Great Pyramid of Giza can focus electromagnetic energy through its hidden chambers, physicists reveal [independent.co.uk]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Australia adds one person per minute as population angst swells [bloomberg.com] via @BWiT_ALL

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Heat and Humidity Slow Down High-Frequency Trading Due To Microwave Links [news.slashdot.org]@slashdot

the kinte space [KinteSpace] News: Cummins issues diesel emissions recall larger than VW’s [greencarreports.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Zillow now lets you apply for apartments and pay rent online [theverge.com] via @Verge

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Nile: decentralized, commission-free, local-economy focused Amazon alternative #78@github[github.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Under Trump’s EPA, asbestos might be making a comeback [fastcompany.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Hottest Rain on Record? Rain Falls at 119°F in Imperial, California [wunderground.com]

Michael A. Gonzales [gonzomike] It’s James Baldwin’s birthday. Go write something… [twitter.com]

June Edmonds [JuneCarol_E] COLA 2018 [artillerymag.com] Thank you, #jodyzellen

WomenFilmmakersofColor [WomenFilmOfColr] ‘Sorry to Bother You’ Director Blasts Foreign Distributors for Refusing to Carry a “Black Movie” [hollywoodreporter.com] via @thr

BlackInformant [BlackInformant] Director Says Distributors Are Rejecting Sorry to Bother You [vulture.com]

Erin Jenoa Gilbert [mseringilbert] [news.artnet.com]

Rowena M. [RowenaMonde] Zweig! Sartre! hooks! Fromm! Today’s library haul 📚 [twitter.com]

Rowena M. [RowenaMonde] “For it’s always that way with the sacred value of life…”

~Stefan Zweig [twitter.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] @RowenaMonde the darkness among the stars is of the gravitational curvature holding the universe together; in the blackness of the atoms is The Witness

Josh Myers [ddehewty] If I read another Black poem “longing” for America, I may lose it.

the kinte space [KinteSpace] @ddehewty Langston Hughes gets a pass but any bullshit _after_ the 1930s is pseudo-renaissance, democratic-convention, white-patron poo.

Sua'ad (Daughter of Frantz Fanon) [Ajairah1] Such sensationalist statement is not only analytically unhelpful – it is also irresponsibly dangerous. Violence is not black thing, nor is it the metaphor for irrational, barbaric, ‘primordial’ African violence that the Western psyche seems to have an insatiable need for. [twitter.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] @Ajairah1 Humanity (African wisdom-based cultures) is based on _biological altruism_; humanity would not exist without this profound love beyond love. Imperialism is based on the fascist “liberty and freedom” to fuck a mufukka up. One is divine womanhood the other is about being a bitch.

the kinte space [KinteSpace] young bruh, i was married to a brown, latina, formally-trained ballet-and-modern dancer so this amateur pole dancing stuff really does deserve my condescension

the kinte space [KinteSpace] young bruh, my formative years were all boys all the time so the gender-inequality damage done to most girls was done before i met them—all the fears, self-censorship, the devaluing, skin-color politics heavy-set in stone, “waiting” for a “strong” man to lift away: me, useless

the kinte space [KinteSpace] young bruh, the OG Roman intent inside the word “proletariat” is that the *pro*duct of your *loins* is born to work for someone else—now it should be senatorially clear why underclass white girls cannot have an abortion


Bechara Choucair [choucair]
Heartbreaking study from @JAMAPediatrics shows black children are taking their lives at 2x the rate of white childr… [twitter.com]


Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan]
The Only African American Female Stockbroker On The New York Stock Exchange [v103.iheart.com]


BBC News Africa [BBCAfrica]
Scores of Ethiopians drown off Yemen coast [bbc.in]


Zemedeneh Negatu [Zemedeneh]

#Ethiopia 6 months ago had access to only 1 seaport, Djibouti. Since then it has successfully secured access to Ass… [twitter.com]


True Black Power [trueblackpower]
Study: Voting Precincts with More Black Voters Have Longer Wait Times Because of Fewer Machines, Workers… [twitter.com]


Chris Evans [notcapnamerica]
White people: watch the Starbucks arrest video. See the white folks arguing with the police and asking why two inn… [twitter.com]


Mike Green [amikegreen2]
Minneapolis Mayor Unveils Plan to Undo History of Segregation [nextcity.org]


The Black Detour [theblackdetour]
Tulsa race riot took place between May 31 and June 1, 1921, when a white mob attacked residents and businesses of t… [twitter.com]


Philip Lewis [Phil_Lewis_]
The massacre that destroyed America’s wealthiest Black neighborhood began 97 years ago on this date in Tulsa, one o… [twitter.com]


Smithsonian NMAAHC [NMAAHC]
Today in 1921, the deadliest racial massacre in U.S. history began in the thriving Greenwood African American commu… [twitter.com]


BlackInformant [BlackInformant]
After a Black female postmaster was wrongly pressured out of her post in Mississippi in 1902, President Theodore Ro… [twitter.com]


Crimes of Britain [crimesofbrits]
Farmers in India were forced to grow opium instead of food crops. Millions starved to death for Britain’s drugs tra… [twitter.com]


Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan]
On the Kidnapped African Boy Who Became a German Philosopher [lithub.com] via @lithub


bankbryan [bankbryan]
“What’s still popular from different periods in history is almost never the obvious choice. Accolades, Grammys, and… [twitter.com]


Left of Black [LeftOfBlack]
This Black Newspaper Archive Is Bringing All Of Its Records On Black History Online, For Free [blavity.com] via @blavity


Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan]
Why Americans Invented the RV | Essay | Zócalo Public Square [zocalopublicsquare.org]


Other Ireland / Ruth [RuthieFizz]
Two things about Wombats:

1) Larger than you’d expect
2) Literally shit bricks [twitter.com]


Rachel Parent [RachelsNews]
Genetically-modified salmon is now in Canada, but no one will say where [macleans.ca] unethical #cdnpoli


Open Culture [openculture]
Two Million Wondrous Nature Illustrations Put Online by The Biodiversity Heritage Library [openculture.com] [twitter.com]


Tara [taraw]
Devastated to hear that #ArethaFranklin the Queen of Soul and Music has passed. All of my musical heroes are leavin… [twitter.com]


Noël Gardner [noelcamille]
Theaster Gates leaves DuSable Museum board – Consumer News – Crain’s Chicago Business [shar.es] via… [twitter.com]


#WOMENSART [womensart1]
Mae Morgan, 90-year-old Navajo master weaver #womensart [twitter.com]


Stereo Williams [stereo_williams]
If you need reminders that the music industry ain’t shit, remember:
The Jacksons had to give up their original name… [twitter.com]


Lost & Found [CUNYPoetics]
Fri, May 18 “A TRIBUTE TO JUNE JORDAN” an exploration of the legendary teacher, activist, & poet’s life, work, & le… [twitter.com]


Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan]
Netflix is finally getting serious about building a library of African movies and shows [qz.com] via @qzafrica


Black Art Project [BlackArtProject]
“I Wanted to Make Art that Told a Story”: Alison Saar on Her Eloquent Sculptures. [hyperallergic.com] Image:… [twitter.com]


hyperallergic [hyperallergic]
After retiring as a professor of American history from Princeton University, Nell Painter embarked on a new chapter… [twitter.com]


LESD [LESDSchools]
Our @PS_ARTS Teacher @JuneCarol_E currently has an art show @LAMAGBarnsdall Check it out! #ArtsEd [twitter.com]


the kinte space [KinteSpace]
L.A. gave local artists [ @JuneCarol_E ] $10,000 to create work. An exhibition at Barnsdall Art Park shows off what… [twitter.com]


The Shadow League [ShadowLeagueTSL]
The great Charlie Murphy passed away one year ago today. Let’s always remember the man who taught us to not be a “h… [twitter.com]


the kinte space [KinteSpace]
In just 7 months, the US public domain will get its first infusion since 1998 [boingboing.net]


soulPhoodie [soulphoodie]
The Oldest Black-Owned Restaurant in the U.S. — In Business For More Than 100 Years! [bit.ly] [twitter.com]


virgo season! [mxdkays]
my mom has been complaining about how hard it is to find this specific ethiopian spice she doesn’t know the english… [twitter.com]


Amy Charlotte Kean [keano81]
I feel like this might be a bit much, even for East London [twitter.com]


Josh Myers [ddehewty]
Please don’t ask me to write no thinkpiece. We have thought about this every day for the last “400 years.” Read and… [twitter.com]


the kinte space [KinteSpace]

@OmowaleAfrika
@ddehewty One of the earliest gangsta mogul songs said “I hang with my dogs, man // f*ck a gorilla”… [twitter.com]


Ma$on [FirstGentleman]
The “Black people should just build their own” never takes into account all the times when Black folks did build th… [twitter.com]


Nation State of Mind [OmowaleAfrika]
The Hip Hop Mogul/ Black Hollywood elite generation is by far the most dangerous class of black people, white supre… [twitter.com]


TheBlackProtector [_BlackProtector]
Black people tonight is the perfect time to admit to ourselves:

White people defeated us in 1994

They still own o… [twitter.com]


Bryan D. Wilhite [BryanWilhite]

@BreeNewsome This is an excellent observation that is not repeated to young people enough. The seduction out there… [twitter.com]


Bryan D. Wilhite [BryanWilhite]

@ShadowLeagueTSL
@taraw The Rick James sketch is finery of screen history. It was funny but effortless with its emb… [twitter.com]


the kinte space [KinteSpace]
Young bruh, the traditional, wisdom-based cultures of Africa were designed to produce the happiest and the healthie… [twitter.com]


Bryan D. Wilhite [BryanWilhite]

@KinteSpace I definitely remember reading somewhere in college (over 30 yrs ago) that African infants in the 1950s… [twitter.com]


Simon Kuestenmacher [simongerman600]
The Norwegian flag is the Swiss Army knife of flags: It contains six other flags! [twitter.com]


悲 🇮🇶⛓ [Fawzibruh]
I hate when I tell people I’m from Iraq and they’re like “oh cool my *insert family member here* served there!” Lik… [twitter.com]


KOLUMN Magazine [KOLUMN_Magazine]
Why School Dress Codes Are Often Biased Against Black Girls | Slate [kolumnmagazine.com] [twitter.com]


Left of Black [LeftOfBlack]
How School Dress Codes Unfairly Target Black Girls [atlantablackstar.com] via @atlblackstar


Atlanta Black Star [ATLBlackStar]
Border Patrol Refuses to Return $41K Seized from Texas Woman Unless She Promises Not to Sue Them… [twitter.com]


Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan]
Are LA hospitals really dumping homeless patients on the streets? [theguardian.com]


Zemedeneh Negatu [Zemedeneh]

#Africa loses $2 billion annually due to brain drain of health care professionals, via @Mo_IbrahimFdn. My View: The… [twitter.com]


Malika Bilal [mmbilal]
What will a new police law mean for people living in Bavaria? Our community member @k3vk4 pitched it; we’re coverin… [twitter.com]


the kinte space [KinteSpace]
The Spy Who Came Home: Why an expert in counterterrorism became a beat cop. [newyorker.com]


the kinte space [KinteSpace]
Woman receives $5,751 ER bill—for an ice pack and a bandage [arstechnica.com]


HuffPost BlackVoices [blackvoices]
No one did more to raise consciousness and to end systemic lynching in the U.S. than Ida B. Wells. [huffp.st]


Black News Portal [BlackNewsPortal]
Longest living Rosewood Massacre survivor dies at 98 [blacknewsportal.com]


Greg Carr [AfricanaCarr]
Remember the Battle of Puebla and Mexico’s anti-slavery roots. Remember Black-Brown unity in resistance to settler… [twitter.com]


Michael W. Twitty [KosherSoul]
I am sad to report that my grandfather, Gonze Lee Twitty, aged 99, a founder of the Federation of Southern Cooperat… [twitter.com]


Laura Seay [texasinafrica]
When I teach the Iran Contra Affair and Oliver North to intro IR students, they stare at me in total disbelief. Lik… [twitter.com]


Ajamu Baraka [ajamubaraka]
Most people don’t realize that 1968 was a pivotal year for counterrevolution in the U.S. and Western Europe. The ca… [twitter.com]


ghetto intellectual™ [kzshabazz]
‘History is being lost’ – By 1888, at least 200 black towns and communities had been established nationwide… “The… [twitter.com]


Howard Rambsy II [blackstudies]
“I’m writing about school segregation in one of the most liberal cities in the country where the mayor, who’s marri… [twitter.com]


the kinte space [KinteSpace]
The Hobo Ethical Code of 1889: 15 Rules for Living a Self-Reliant, Honest & Compassionate Life [goo.gl] via @openculture


the kinte space [KinteSpace]
Mobile phone cancer warning as malignant brain tumours double [telegraph.co.uk] via @TelegraphSci


the kinte space [KinteSpace]
Earth’s carbon dioxide levels reach highest point in 800,000 years [thespec.com]


the kinte space [KinteSpace]
Built: The Hidden Stories Behind our Structures by Roma Agrawal @RomaTheEngineer [amazon.com]


Open Culture [openculture]
The Atlantic Slave Trade Visualized in Two Minutes: 10 Million Lives, 20,000 Voyages, Over 315 Years… [twitter.com]


Open Culture [openculture]
How Information Overload Robs Us of Our Creativity: What the Scientific Research Shows [goo.gl] [twitter.com]


Open Culture [openculture]
Noam Chomsky Explains What’s Wrong with Postmodern Philosophy & French Intellectuals, and How They End Up Supportin… [twitter.com]


Tara [taraw]
Devastated to hear that #ArethaFranklin the Queen of Soul and Music has passed. All of my musical heroes are leavin… [twitter.com]


#WOMENSART [womensart1]
Corinne West (1908–1991), US Abstract Expressionist who used pseudonym ‘Micheal West’ due to the lack of opportunit… [twitter.com]


#WOMENSART [womensart1]
Intimate embroidered portraits by Cape Town artist Danielle Clough #womensart [twitter.com]


#WOMENSART [womensart1]
Nigerian artist Njideka Akunyili Crosby creates layered figurative compositions referencing the historical, politic… [twitter.com]


momtaza mehri 🤳🏾 [RuffneckRefugee]
Octavia Butler was troubled by a fellow classmate’s naive criticism of previous generations for their ‘subservience… [twitter.com]


Black Art Project [BlackArtProject]
“Citing Crumbling Ceilings and Absent Faculty, Columbia University Art Students Demand a Refund | Students say the… [twitter.com]


Kamala Harris [SenKamalaHarris]
Wanted to share a photo of some of the beautiful artwork I have in my office. The two pieces behind me are called “… [twitter.com]


Rowena M. [RowenaMonde]
I really like this foreword to Dante’s Inferno 🔥🔥🔥🔥 written by Ian Thomson [twitter.com]


ነፃነት  🎨🍃🌻🦉🎍 [Netsa_Sara]
Another by Tesfay Atcbehha Negga, does it reminds you of another painting? 🤔@RowenaMonde [twitter.com]


Randal Maurice Jelks [drjelks]
Well the list omits so many great independent bookstores #SchulerBooksandMusic #TheRaven #OctaviaBooks[twitter.com]


Sarah😇 [SarahloveNature]
For 14 years, photographer Sergio Tapiro took over 300,000 photos of Mount Colima. Then, it finally erupted. “This… [twitter.com]


Sergio Andreola [sergioandreola]
Setsuko Hara in “Late Spring” (a.k.a. Banshun)/Yasujiro Ozu, 1949 [twitter.com]


the kinte space [KinteSpace]
Countering The Conspiracy to Destroy Black Boys (1987) [youtube.com] @Reelblack


the kinte space [KinteSpace]

@Reelblack looking forward to @tonetalks and/or @BreakingBrown to study this polished, data-rich presentation from… [twitter.com]


the kinte space [KinteSpace]
because he is younger than me @MaronzioVance mixes up Dance Hall with Reggae but does not confuse The Soul Stone wi… [twitter.com]


the kinte space [KinteSpace]
two words: cape room [youtube.com] => @MaronzioVance @megafunkmega @EdGreerDestroys @taraw


soulPhoodie [soulphoodie]
Homeless Girl Scouts Troop Slay Their First Cookie Sale, Selling More Than 32,000 Boxes Of Cookies… [twitter.com]


Candice Frederick [ReelTalker]
Why is everything so expensive?


the kinte space [KinteSpace]

@ReelTalker Warning! Man-splain mode! The U.S. is losing it’s reserve currency status which means the deficit “we”… [twitter.com]


Be A King [BerniceKing]
There’s a difference between white people being under attack and white supremacist ideology being under attack. Eve… [twitter.com]


khadija [beautifuldeson1]
Nobody worships celebrities like black people, nobody focuses their attention on people who’ve done nothing for the… [twitter.com]


the kinte space [KinteSpace]

@beautifuldeson1 Traditionally, the concept of celebrity was confined to ideas, concepts literally symbolized into… [twitter.com]


MJ Rymsza-Pawlowska [malgorzatar]
Look, I’ve lived in Illinois and seen a lot of Lincolns in my time but this is maybe one of the most unusual? C. 19… [twitter.com]


BlackInformant [BlackInformant]
Will Meghan and Harry’s wedding change views on racism and diversity in UK? [news.sky.com]


the kinte space [KinteSpace]

@BlackInformant No, because this happened before… The African presence in Medieval Europe is well documented and… [twitter.com]


Josh Myers [ddehewty]
When someone says five minutes and you have to figure out if it’s five minutes or five Black minutes…


the kinte space [KinteSpace]

@ddehewty And this shit is really sad because we are known for our rhythm which means we can keep time with precision when we get free.😟🐒


Blk & Missing FDN [BAM_FI]
One small St. Louis County town is missing dozens of teens
[via.fox2now.com] via
@fox2now


AnaMariaArchila [AnaMariaArchil2]
The police in Puerto Rico just pepper spayed a peaceful gathering.
#ParoNacionalPR [twitter.com]


Ruth H. Hopkins [RuthHHopkins]
Judge dismisses historic preservation claim to protect Chaco Canyon from drilling
[krqe.com]


Ruth H. Hopkins [RuthHHopkins]
Yesterday, Seattle, WA City Council proclaimed May 5th a Day of National Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigen…
[twitter.com]


The Crisis Magazine [thecrisismag]
Law enforcement groups gave $420,000 to DA deciding whether to bring charges against cops who killed Stephon Clark…
[twitter.com]


Vocativ [vocativ]
A Brazilian councilwoman was murdered… now her best friend is being targeted 😢
[twitter.com]


the kinte space [KinteSpace]
Why Households Need To Earn $300,000 A Year To Live A Middle Class Lifestyle Today
[financialsamurai.com] via…
[twitter.com]


Bakari Kitwana [therealbakari]
Dr James Cone: “I realized that for black people to be free, they must first love their blackness.”
@NewBlackMan
[twitter.com]


MarthaOnPreaching [Drmarthasimmons]
Dr. James Cone, the Father of Black Liberation Theology died in NY on yesterday. The world has lost one of its grea…
[twitter.com]


Smithsonian NMAAHC [NMAAHC]

#DYK the ironing board was invented by an African American woman?
#OTD in 1892, Sarah Boone patented this ironing b…
[twitter.com]


Lamont Lilly [LamontLilly]
In 1825, Haiti Paid France $21 Billion To Preserve Its Independence — Time For France To Pay It Back
[forbes.com]


The Crisis Magazine [thecrisismag]
Historians broadly agree that lynchings were a method of social and racial control meant to terrorize black America…
[twitter.com]


Lamont Lilly [LamontLilly]
“Don’t tell me about the valley of the shadow of death. I live there.” ~Mumia Abu-Jamal Former Black Panther, 37-…
[twitter.com]


Sherrilyn Ifill [Sifill_LDF]
As someone who studied lynching for years and wrote a book about it, I remain astonished & offended at the willingn…
[twitter.com]


Josh Myers [ddehewty]
1619 is an important marker. It’s not *the* marker. I’m not sure there is *a* marker. But if there has to be it’s n…
[twitter.com]


the kinte space [KinteSpace]

@ddehewty Other markers: * 700AD when the Moors invaded Spain * 550BC when the Greeks invaded Miletus * The fall o…
[twitter.com]


the kinte space [KinteSpace]
Were the suffragettes terrorists?
[acast.com] @FernRiddell


the kinte space [KinteSpace]
A brief history of U.S. homeownership
[getrichslowly.org] via
@getrichslowly


the kinte space [KinteSpace]
Top Professor, Ron Daniels, Retires as Distinguished Lecturer at York College, CUNY
[blackstarnews.com]


Tamika D. Mallory [TamikaDMallory]
Black folks are suffering from real live PTSD. We are watching our ppl be brutalized similar to when our ancestors…
[twitter.com]


BlackStudies at Duke [DukeAAAS]
The Racial Politics of Citation — “The lack of citations of scholars of color furthers racial dominance and forec…
[twitter.com]


Christina Greer [Dr_CMGreer]
I should not have read this first thing on a Monday morning. Sigh. Cc
@KBDPHD @dorianwarren @DrPhilGoff @esglaude [chronicle.com]


Elizabeth Warren [SenWarren]
The DOJ is on track to approve a merger between Monsanto and Bayer, which would hand control of 1/4 of the world’s…
[twitter.com]


the kinte space [KinteSpace]
Foxconn Will Drain 7 Million Gallons of Water Per Day From Lake Michigan to Make LCD Screens
@slashdot
[rpx.me]


the kinte space [KinteSpace]
A Hawaiian island got about 50 inches of rain in 24 hours. Scientists warn it’s a sign of the future
[latimes.com]


the kinte space [KinteSpace]
State officials: discolored Compton water poses no health risks
[abc7.com] via
@abc7


the kinte space [KinteSpace]
CSHL Keynote, Dr. Maiken Nedergaard, University of Rochester Medical Center – YouTube

[m.youtube.com]


the kinte space [KinteSpace]
How Sleep Clears the Brain | National Institutes of Health (NIH)

[nih.gov]


Open Culture [openculture]
A Visual Introduction to Soviet Montage Theory: A Revolution in Filmmaking
[goo.gl] [twitter.com]


Dangerous Lee [DangerousLee]
Novelist Aya de Leon On Book, The Accidental Mistress, and Competition Between Black Women
[dangerouslee.biz] [twitter.com]


British GQ [BritishGQ]
.
@MrChuckD shares his memories of hip hop’s “golden era” before weighing in on the future of the genre.
[buff.ly]


Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan]
Jabo Starks, Drummer for James Brown, Dies at 79
[nyti.ms]


The Public Archive [public_archive]
Linton Kwesi Johnson: ‘It was a myth that immigrants didn’t want to fit into British society. We weren’t allowed’
[theguardian.com]


Greg Carr [AfricanaCarr]
“If it (“Jazz”) is accepted as an art, it is the same as any other art. The popularity of it doesn’t matter. It doe…
[twitter.com]


Open Culture [openculture]
Thelonious Monk’s 25 Tips for Musicians (1960)
[goo.gl] [twitter.com]


megafunk visual [megafunkmega]
Pajaud: Art + Work New Trailer:
[youtu.be] via
@YouTube


Duke University Press [DukePress]
Read about Fred Moten’s consent not to be a single being trilogy in
@NewYorker:
[newyorker.com] (Stolen Lif…
[twitter.com]


the kinte space [KinteSpace]
Reelblack Podcast – The Cosby Verdict 4/26/2018
[youtube.com] @Reelblack


the kinte space [KinteSpace]
George Clinton: Life lessons from a funked-up superstar
[huckmagazine.com] <=
@megafunkmega [twitter.com]


FAO Knowledge [FAOKnowledge]

#DYK that banana flowers are edible? Raw or cooked, they are delicious and are used primarily in salads, curries or…
[twitter.com]


▁ ▂ ▄ ▅ ▆ ▇ █ ԾᏒᎥϮ👑 [Empress_Orit]
Starbucks, waffle house, chick-fil-a , etc…these are not NEEDS, my ppl. If you can’t abstain, how the fuck you wa…
[twitter.com]


Salma Seti [SalmaDey]
Between Kanye, Issa, Candace and a slew of other coons, I feel like white supremacy is sending out their lap dogs t…
[twitter.com]


Vogue Magazine [voguemagazine]
Cicely Tyson still knows how to make an entrance.
[vogue.cm]


Keland [kelandx]
Black women really think going to college equals money😭😭 They will see man with a degree & automatically deem him a…
[twitter.com]


the kinte space [KinteSpace]

@kelandx
@trueblackpower None of these generalities applied in 1990s Los Angeles as over 200,000 black people were…
[twitter.com]


the kinte space [KinteSpace]
Royal Khemeneut Sovereign person Observe The difference Between Building with concrete And Building with stone On…
[twitter.com]


the kinte space [KinteSpace]
Royal Khemeneut Sovereign person The rational person Divides her food In equal portions🍼🍼 Her one Is the same As…
[twitter.com]


the kinte space [KinteSpace]
Royal Khemeneut Sovereign person The optics👀 Of counting Is symbolized By the harpoon Of the fisher One is pulled…
[twitter.com]


the kinte space [KinteSpace]

@ATLBlackStar Like many, many black people in this situation “we” try to prove to ourselves that “we” have a “choic…
[twitter.com]


the kinte space [KinteSpace]
young bruh, “hotep” is what happens when you Roman-chisel British-imperial vowels into ancient, home-blood consonan…
[twitter.com]


the kinte space [KinteSpace]
The U.S. Can No Longer Hide from Its Deep Poverty Problem [nytimes.com] <= @BreakingBrown


the kinte space [KinteSpace]
Funerals held for Palestinian teenagers killed by Israel [youtube.com]


The Crisis Magazine [thecrisismag]
BPP and BLA prisoners up for parole are frequently stymied by pressure from victims’ families and police unions. Ma… [twitter.com]


Sherrilyn Ifill [Sifill_LDF]
Tonight we filed suit against the Department of Homeland Security challenging the decision to rescind Haitian TPS a… [twitter.com]


Ruth H. Hopkins [RuthHHopkins]
Here’s 2 of my favorite Native women leaders. Lozen was a warrior & prophet of the Chihenne Chiricahua Apache who f… [twitter.com]


Ruth H. Hopkins [RuthHHopkins]
Proof of child trafficking at a boarding school for Natives on my Rez. Elders talk about sex abuse behind the altar. [twitter.com]


Ruth H. Hopkins [RuthHHopkins]
Trump is trying to cut heating assistance for the poor & elders in cold weather states, for the 2nd time. [axios.com]


Malika Bilal [mmbilal]
“People with less income pay more to get cash, make payments, and conduct their business.” @BankofAmerica Ends Free… [twitter.com]


Mr Lee Jasper [LeeJasper]
Did you know that Black British pensioners who’ve lived here for over 30, 40, 50 years are being deported on techni… [twitter.com]


Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan]
Exclusive: These Black Women Launched #WakandaTheVote To Register Voters At ‘Black Panther’ Screenings Everywhere… [twitter.com]


Tananarive Due [TananariveDue]
My late mother wore her scars from her civil rights activism, both physical and emotional, for the rest of her life… [twitter.com]


Mr.Knowledge13™ [True_kwu]
The Dora Milaje are a fierce all female army in the Marvel film Black Panther…but many people are unaware that th… [twitter.com]


Josh Myers [ddehewty]
Angela Davis writing in Ebony, July 1971. Yall know where she was during that period, right?

This is the legacy o… [twitter.com]


Web Prospector [WebProspector1]

#BlackHistoryMonth: African Historians – Dr. Ben, Ivan Van Sertima and Dr. Clarke.. [blackmediamine.blogspot.com] [twitter.com]


Black History Heroes [HistoryHeroes]
Historian Dr. Chancellor Williams, b. 12/22/1898, The Destruction of Black Civilization [amzn.to] [twitter.com]


Ruth H. Hopkins [RuthHHopkins]
Washington said of Natives: Immediate objectives are total destruction & devastation of their settlements & the cap… [twitter.com]


BlackHistoryStudies [BlkHistStudies]
ORDER NOW! #NewRelease “1804: The Hidden History of Haiti” by @tariqnasheed (DVD)

“1804: The Hidden History of Hai… [twitter.com]


the kinte space [KinteSpace]
Facing the Rising Sun: African Americans, Japan, and the Rise of Afro-Asian Solidarity [amazon.com] =>… [twitter.com]


Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan]
”Investigative journalist Yasha Levine explains why the internet has been a surveillance tool since day one – as… [twitter.com]


the kinte space [KinteSpace]
Protesters call for ban of modified hydrofluoric acid at Torrance refinery
[abc7.com]


Trench Media [gettrenched]
Mainstream academia embraces open source hardware [buff.ly] via @opensourceway by @ProfPearce[twitter.com]


Chuck D [MrChuckD]
Still!……my all time BBoy stance sure shot. No USA Street corner can match it [twitter.com]


B.S.Jazz [BSJazz]
“I always try to teach by example and not force my ideas on a young musician. One of the reasons we’re here is to b… [twitter.com]


MmB [MmB2034]
“A white film can do poorly at the box office and still reap numerous awards in national and foreign competitions f… [twitter.com]


Rowena M. [RowenaMonde]
W.E.B. Du Bois, The Souls of Black Folk #bookquote [twitter.com]


Rowena M. [RowenaMonde]
“Just a book by itself, if it has the right messages in it, can change a whole human being. It can remake a person.… [twitter.com]


Darryl Dickson-Carr [ProfDarryl]
My friend and former colleague Irina Dumitrescu has just published her first monograph. I’m waiting impatiently for… [twitter.com]


Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan]
Stream the “Complete” John Coltrane Playlist: A 94-Hour Journey Through 700+ Transformative Tracks… [twitter.com]


Left of Black [LeftOfBlack]
How Toni Morrison Made Us See Black Women [shondaland.com] via @byshondaland


Jennifer Ansbach [JenAnsbach]
I’m not sure why people are so surprised that the students are rising up—we’ve been feeding them a steady diet of d… [twitter.com]


AAJW-Association of African Journalists & Writers [AAJWnewyorkcity]
Professor @kwamedawes is developing The African Digital Portal—an online database for #African #poetry & artifacts… [twitter.com]


Prof Goffe (道) [taoleighgoffe]
This week, my @NYUCAS #afroasia literature course students are excited to read Exit West by @mohsin_hamid on darkn… [twitter.com]


Renaissance Man [cjfluker]
If you thought @DanaiGurira was fierce in #BlackPanther please note she is also a fierce playwright. Her play Famil… [twitter.com]


Lester Spence [LesterSpence]
My one Twitter black panther comment. Well. Maybe one of two. I know it’s a different genre, but with one exception… [twitter.com]


Kundiman [kundimanforever]
We’re joining @APA_Institute and @cavecanempoets this week for a conversation about Afro-Asian poetics. Our co-foun… [twitter.com]


floetic justice [floacist]
Before you guys give credit to Stan Lee (and Jack Kirby) for everything, please note that Christopher Priest and Re… [twitter.com]


Left of Black [LeftOfBlack]

#BlackPanther is great. But let’s not treat it as an act of resistance | Khanya Khondlo Mtshali [theguardian.com]


Humanoid History [HumanoidHistory]
Star Trek’s Nichelle Nichols, aka Uhura, on the cover of Ebony magazine, January 1967. #BlackHistoryMonth [twitter.com]


petipaw [petipaw]

#Amreading Evgenia Yaroslavskaya-Markon’s defiant 1931 memoir written in a Soviet prison before she was executed.… [twitter.com]


Jepchumba [digitalafrican]
Nkyinkyim: The Ancestor Project that uses Sculpture [africandigitalart.com] [twitter.com]


the kinte space [KinteSpace]
I’ve lived a pretty much miserable life up close and personal with post-Cicely-Tyson black Hollywood. What Coogler… [twitter.com]


the kinte space [KinteSpace]

@TananariveDue
@Reelblack
@ava
@afrofuturist Now, black Hollywood standards, of course, have to be distinguished fr… [twitter.com]


the kinte space [KinteSpace]
Dries Van Noten [amazon.com] [twitter.com]


the kinte space [KinteSpace]
Basquiat: Boom for Real. Retrospective at Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt [youtube.com] @vernissagetv


soulphoodie [soulphoodie]
The incredibly messed-up story of how George Washington kept his kitchen slave from being freed… [twitter.com]


C. S. Prakash [AgBioWorld]
Amazing story of the revival of Pawnee Eagle Corn – Grown by native Americans, thought to be extinct. One family ha… [twitter.com]


Neil deGrasse Tyson [neiltyson]
Evidence collected over many years, obtained from many locations, indicates that the power of Prayer is insufficien… [twitter.com]


TaylorReneeAldridge [TaylorRAldridge]
Hug tight all your Black friends working in predominantly white institutions, whenever you see them.


M.J. Mouton [MJ_Mouton]
To say there is no correlation between ownership and deaths is ridiculous. Here are some handy maps. Must be that g… [twitter.com]


actually emo. [helloalegria]
I also think that if we are to look at t’challa and killmonger as allergories of the black experience then I believ… [twitter.com]