La Femme Negrita [LaFemme_Negrita]

Study shows Black women work harder and longer for less https://t.co/3MtmhmDFWN


ChelleBelle [ms_chellebelle]

Third police officer sentenced to prison for framing black males https://t.co/91gwteO5WM via @NationofChange


Lothairo Smith [justaman197153]

JP Morgan Chase to Pay $24 Million to Settle Class Action Discrimination Lawsuit https://t.co/kBTCSDRRl5


ABC7 Eyewitness News [ABC7]

#BREAKING One person shot, killed on sidewalk in Baldwin Hills, 4 suspects flee in dark-colored Mercedes
https://t.co/shXlpbQrgp https://t.co/b7wYlhARPG


Maya Dukmasova [mdoukmas]

ATTENTION!!!!! The @Chicago_Reader is about to be a Black-owned newspaper!!!!!!!! https://t.co/wGns2cYouU


Black News Portal [BlackNewsPortal]

Gentrification: A White Attack or A National Black Failure? https://t.co/tYjhLgw9LH via @Blacknewsportal


HomelessLivesMatter [HomelessMatters]

Parents who live near Christine Emerson Reed Park in Santa Monica said they’ve been extra watchful of their children when they go to the park, given reports of lewd acts on park grounds. Adrianna Weingold reports. Read the full story here:… https://t.co/eHfO65MD1s


Fernando Rodríguez [frr149]

If the Rich Really Want to ‘Do Good,’ They Should Become Class Traitors Like FDR https://t.co/kwjYMG8E4O https://t.co/ffLtaXtQMb


Sandy Darity [SandyDarity]

Bold legislation like Booker’s version of baby bonds, Warren housing bill, the job guarantee, Harris middle income supplement, even UBI, and esp reparations for black Americans need to be advanced as a New Deal style coordinated portmanteau. Not substitutes for one another.


the kinte space [KinteSpace]

Georgia County Orders Elderly Black Voters Off Bus Taking Them To The Polls https://t.co/rJ3kOEDMnx


the kinte space [KinteSpace]

President Trump Just Signed a Law to Radically Change Life for Airline Passengers and Employees @billmurphyjr https://t.co/9GodG7lL5z via @Inc


the kinte space [KinteSpace]

Opinion | Incarcerated Pennsylvanians now have to pay $150 to read. We should all be outraged. https://t.co/lYTPDjkRuB


the kinte space [KinteSpace]

Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World https://t.co/wxYH9b1SLt https://t.co/PdJ44PkHin


the kinte space [KinteSpace]

Anand Giridharadas: “Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the… https://t.co/NhmgyBlxQd via @YouTube


the kinte space [KinteSpace]

What Happens When I Get Paid – How I Automate my finances to save & inve… https://t.co/8qtyKz2s1K via @FocusedSpender


the kinte space [KinteSpace]

67% of workers earning over $100,000 see themselves quitting in the next six months—here’s why https://t.co/fQpCEw2hSf


Jan McVicker [JanMcVicker]

‘I’m ecstatic’: black liberation prisoner Mike Africa Sr released after 40 years https://t.co/Z9sZWSrfqH


Haymarket Books [haymarketbooks]

The Black Panther Party for Self-Defense was founded on October 15th, 1966 in Oakland, CA by Huey Newton and Bobby Seale https://t.co/usys8JAq79


Future Ada [FutureAda]

Raye Montague, the Navy’s ‘Hidden Figure’ Ship Designer, Dies at 83 https://t.co/RDwG6DogEK #WomenInSTEM


Jacques Solay [keja_solay]

les grandes figures Africaines et beaucoup tant d’autres que je n’ai pas illustré….#AfricaProud @moorbey @HistoryHeroes https://t.co/3Qo1QMIsAc


Life in Moments [historyinmoment]

Hugo Boss, the designer for the nazi uniforms in the 1930’s and 1940’s. https://t.co/DUxmhxyAII


the kinte space [KinteSpace]

A History of the Haratin https://t.co/26S7cnPBvG via
HomeTeam History [a completely different take on the Moors and reminder of the horrors of Arab slavers]


Life in Moments [historyinmoment]

Einstein’s office on the day he died, April 18th 1955. https://t.co/ORaNJ7E7qm


son of an asylum seeker, father of an immigrant [doctorow]

NASA’s Lunar Orbiter pics from 1967/8 were deliberately fuzzed and downsampled to hide US spying capabilities
https://t.co/MMH2hzEh8G


Asley Shoto [Asley_Shoto]

Toxic metal found in jewelry sold at Ross, Nordstrom Rack, other stores – FOX Carolina https://t.co/pN5EkOF5mP


Simon Kuestenmacher [simongerman600]

How does a modern-day gold rush in the Peruvian Amazon change the physical landscape? (Upper Malinowski River: Oct 2015 vs Oct 2017) Source: https://t.co/p9tOJRmlFN https://t.co/ecaHU7FYWK


ScienceSeeker Feed [SciSeekFeed]

Scientific Method: A look at the virus behind seven deaths at a New Jersey facility https://t.co/aWg2LCM9HZ


Joe McKinley [bartmckinley]

Rats and trash infest Los Angeles’ ‘typhus zone’ Wholesale fish distributors, produce warehouses and homeless encampments line Ceres Avenue downtown, creating perfect conditions for rats. https://t.co/tJVlQfnhoU


Holeinthehead2 [holeinthehead2]

How to check what Facebook hackers accessed in your account https://t.co/gUI7scKFkb


Bakari Kitwana [therealbakari]

Cars lined up for more than a mile as residents still seek bottled water, underscoring Flint’s continuing contaminated water crisis ⁦@jasiri_x⁩ ⁦@NewBlackMan⁩ ⁦@akibasolomon⁩ ⁦@rshabazz⁩ ⁦@PastorFrankReid⁩ ⁦@LisaFagerhttps://t.co/zkMuaT6UQQ


CBS Los Angeles [CBSLA]

A battle over Burbank Airport tonight. The FAA has been testing new flight paths into and out of the airport and people who live below them say the noise is unbearable. So a meeting was held tonight about the issues. Jeff Nguyen reports. https://t.co/dWPICuCpg4


the kinte space [KinteSpace]

Latina’s eco-conscious clothing line https://t.co/ifXjZIMS2h via @abc7


the kinte space [KinteSpace]

Saudi Journalist Wore Apple Watch That Recorded his Own Murder in Saudi … https://t.co/FmxliRBYVy


Left of Black [LeftOfBlack]

10 Incredible Black Women Visual Artists You Need to Get Familiar With https://t.co/IIuGubls2g via @blavity @mish_nea


Black Art Project [BlackArtProject]

Yinka Shonibare on his new show celebrating African art: ‘Some kind of global African solidarity is necessary’ | The Independent https://t.co/rk92MZmNqZ


Ludovic Toinel ♤ [ltoinel]

“PeerTube 1.0 : la plateforme de vidéos libre et fédérée” https://t.co/uTzUYOIPHL #expert


camilleturner [afrofuturist]

@HarshaWalia https://t.co/IdGwNTf8vn


Cave Canem [cavecanempoets]

Congratulations to Cave Canem fellow Evie Shockley, whose “Semiautomatic” won the 2018 @HurstonWright Legacy Award in poetry!

https://t.co/rlylzvasW8 https://t.co/xj0I9Ks4hz


JulieDash [JulieDash]

The passing of our beloved @NtozakeShange is a watershed moments in our lives. Our hearts go out to her family as we take a knee to honor her life, her work, her magnificent spirit. https://t.co/tdtoHxAISv


Rowena M. [RowenaMonde]

This is the next Ntozake Shange on my to-read list. Today seems like a good day to start it. https://t.co/Ms8FDpCJGT


Allison Rhone [allisonrhone]

Damn. Rest well, Ntozake Shange.

“but bein alive & bein a woman & bein colored is a metaphysical
dilemma/ i havent conquered yet/ do you see the point
my spirit is too ancient to understand the separation of soul & gender/ my love is too delicate to have thrown back on my face” https://t.co/9W8dT6of9t


the kinte space [KinteSpace]

For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide (1976) | Broadway Cast Rec… https://t.co/1eWGNIpB8g via @reelblack


the kinte space [KinteSpace]

Peter Jackson’s World War I Documentary ‘They Shall Not Grow Old’ Revealed in First Trailer https://t.co/X9PROtOltX via @collider


the kinte space [KinteSpace]

Brock Peters Reads Black Boy https://t.co/YcWQEmdZy2 via @ReelBlack


the kinte space [KinteSpace]

The Complete Sessions https://t.co/lRfI2LIFYP #amazon https://t.co/H530fkQpr2


the kinte space [KinteSpace]

The Empire Strikes Back’s long-lost making-of documentary surfaces on YouTube https://t.co/rG0XzWbT1y via @Polygon


soulPhoodie [soulphoodie]

The Oldest Black-Owned Restaurant in the U.S. — In Business For More Than 100 Years! https://t.co/1BfcVHGxfV https://t.co/RnGCpPIR6V


Rowena M. [RowenaMonde]

10 Proven Health Benefits of Turmeric and Curcumin https://t.co/HxpQD0UuaU via @healthline


K Dubb [TheReal_KDubb]

Nebraska Public School Cook Fired After Serving Kangaroo Meat to Students https://t.co/dSMb06XCLK #business #feedly

Tweak Pins [juleon] Mexico’s tenth journalist killed this year [aztecreports.com]

Jaycee [uvegot2bkidn] Landlords are threatening rent hikes if Proposition 10 passes, activists say [la.curbed.com] via @CurbedLA

Atlanta Black Star [ATLBlackStar] Israel Refuses to Officially Recognize 2,000 Ugandan Jews as Jewish — Who Has the Right to Decide? [atlantablackstar.com]

Devdiscourse [dev_discourse] Fourth man homeless victim dies following series of attacks in Los Angeles #victim#losangeles[devdiscourse.com]

Kamala Harris [KamalaHarris] It’s time to end the culture of fear and silence that surrounds workplace harassment. We need to support victims and put companies on notice that they can’t keep secretly protecting harassers financially. [thinkprogress.org]

Jean Chan [jdontplaynice] 3 Thai restaurants in Los Angeles area cited for more than $1 million in wage theft [ocregister.com]

Robert Barat🌹 [volt4ire] Bloomberg News pays reporters more if their stories move markets [businessinsider.com]

Kees [keesfiere485] #unteilbar “‘United against racism’, Germans stage mass protest against far right”

“Protestors from across Germany marched through Berlin on Saturday against racism, xenophobia and the far right in one of the country’s biggest rallies of recent years.” [uk.reuters.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] 2 dead, including juvenile girl, in Compton shootings [abc7.com] via @abc7

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Squatters, overgrown grass, trashed lawns: Frustrated homeowners sue banks claiming bias [a.msn.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] EU Sees Idea to Create ‘Independent SWIFT’ to Secure Iran Deal – Source: [sputniknews.com] via @SputnikInt

ayiticheri [djaspora] with few exceptions, the only things that seem to interest u.s academics writing on haiti are 1) the haitian revolution; 2) vodun. forget the current u.n/u.s military occupation. forget cholera this occupation brought. forget the loss of sovereignty.

Soul Fire Farm [soulfirefarm] Leah is presenting a lecture at Mount Holyoke College on November 29 about “Farming While Black: African Diasporic Wisdom for Farming and Food Justice”. More info here: [bit.ly]. #soulfirefarm#foodjustice#foodsovereignty#racialjustice#blackfarmers#farmingwhi[twitter.com]

Project Gutenberg [gutenberg_org] Today in 1906, poet Léopold Sédar Senghor, the first president of Senegal, is born.

Some of his poems at the Poetry Foundation [poetryfoundation.org][twitter.com]

S.A.Baloch [asmaaan208] Like it’s not been three thousand years.
A girl from Aswan looks like Tutankhamun [twitter.com]

Greg Carr [AfricanaCarr] “How many of you Black folks will take your children to DisneyWorld to see a rat, and haven’t taken them to Dr. King’s grave?” #DickGregory
Happy Birthday, Ancestor. You’re still speaking. One day, enough of us will listen.

This Is Africa [ThisIsAfricaTIA] #GoodMorningAfrica From Christopher Columbus to concentration camps in Kenya, watch and listen to this truth on effects of colonialism across the globe as told by @GeorgeMonbiot, a Briton, like you’ve never heard it before. If this video touches you, share it.
📷 DDN [twitter.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] The good war? Peter Hitchens challenges a number of popular beliefs about the Second World War [historyextra.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] The Phoney Victory: The World War II Illusion by Peter Hitchens [amazon.com][twitter.com]

allAfrica.com [allafrica] Kenya Tops Global List of Healthiest Places to Live [allafrica.com]#Africa#Kenya[twitter.com]

Warriors4Wildlife 🌐Ⓥ🐾 [W4W_Global] #Environment: The #Boabab, #Africa‘s Ancient ‘Trees of Life’ Are Suddenly Dying, And Scientists Don’t Know Why. [sciencealert.com]

eTeknix [eTeknix] 2018 has been a tough year for game developers! #gaming[dlvr.it]

Rowena M. [RowenaMonde] [twitter.com]

Rowena M. [RowenaMonde] David Batchelor- Chromophobia [caareviews.org]#bookreview

the kinte space [KinteSpace] @RowenaMonde Yes and there is a very real reason in European history to fear a certain shade of green as this color was manufactured with arsenic and killed quite a few—is this bit of history covered?

the kinte space [KinteSpace] @RowenaMonde ah, the color white stuff: do they talk about how the French (?) re-discovery of ancient Greek statues gave too much priority for the color white since the statues lost their pigment? …this worship of white leads directly to the Steve Jobs iPhone whiteness

the kinte space [KinteSpace] @RowenaMonde here is the o.g. *white* guy [twitter.com]

Rowena M. [RowenaMonde] @KinteSpace Thanks!

the kinte space [KinteSpace] @RowenaMonde he was Johann Joachim Winckelmann [en.wikipedia.org]

Rowena M. [RowenaMonde] @KinteSpace Thanks for the link! I’m going to read up on him

the kinte space [KinteSpace] @RowenaMonde i apologize for not being able to locate a printed reference but this video reminds of Scheele’s Green: [youtube.com]

Rowena M. [RowenaMonde] @KinteSpace I’m going to bookmark your tweet and get back to you once I finish the chapter!

Rowena M. [RowenaMonde] @KinteSpace Interesting! No, I haven’t come across it yet, the first chapter talks more about the colour white and its “civilized” connotations

Rowena M. [RowenaMonde] Your Feelings Have Messages for You (So Stop Ignoring Them) [tinybuddha.com] via @tinybuddha

the kinte space [KinteSpace] @RowenaMonde @tinybuddha cigarettes and, in recent history, antidepressants allow too many adults to ignore their feelings; most gainfully-employed, soft-spoken folks are masters of suppressing how they really feel and regard this toxicity as the hallmark of being an adult

Rowena M. [RowenaMonde] @KinteSpace @tinybuddha Sadly very true

the kinte space [KinteSpace] When fake papers with fashionable jargon and ridiculous conclusions are placed in high-profile journals, what does it mean for academia? Yascha_Mounk explains: [theatlantic.com]

BlackStudies at Duke [DukeAAAS] Look Back at Ntozake Shange’s For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow Is Enuf [playbill.com]

sarajo frieden [sarajof] Opens Oct. 30! #polychromatic#Mojo, curated by hagopnajarian Featuring @junecarol_e lindakingartist kollerjohn karripaul at cerritosgallery #color#painting#losangelesart#contemporaryart[instagram.com]

Tami Outterbridge [tamiwrites4you] #OddsAgainstTomorrow gem: The great @IAmCicelyTyson is uncredited but oh so sassy in the amazing #HarryBelafonte bar scene. Love this amazingly tense & sexy #filmnoir classic. Thanx @harrybelafonte for this masterpiece! @tcm#TCMParty#LetsMovie. @EddieMuller, #wineclub this one! [twitter.com]

This Is Africa [ThisIsAfricaTIA] Ivorian hair artist, Laetitia Ky uses her hair to speak on rape and abuse. She shaped her hair to speak on the #MeToo movement. Her hair portrayed a man lifting the skirt of a woman. Laetitia’s most poignant expressions highlight women rights issues. [thisisafrica.me][twitter.com]

Crash Richardson [CrashRichardso1] Lost John Coltrane Recording From 1963 Will Be Released at Last [nyti.ms]

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan] Ira Berlin, 1941–2018 via @thenation[thenation.com]

Rowena M. [RowenaMonde] Rereading this, a book I recommend to everyone ❤️ [twitter.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] 9 new sci-fi and fantasy books to check out this October [theverge.com] via @Verge

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Omar Hakim Talks Drumming for David Bowie, Daft Punk, and More | Native … [youtu.be]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] The Woman in the Dunes [amazon.com][twitter.com]

Rowena M. [RowenaMonde] @DDSyrdal A woman I’d followed for years and was quite friendly with turned into a full-blown fascist. Definitely disappointing

the kinte space [KinteSpace] @RowenaMonde @DDSyrdal at certain bulk levels of digitized humanity, one cannot keep track of everyone—the opinion here is that you are a reluctant socialite and have done relatively well under these gilded circumstances😇

Rowena M. [RowenaMonde] @KinteSpace @DDSyrdal A socialite is the last thing I’d want to be 😁

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan] US inmates stage nationwide prison labor strike over ‘modern slavery’ [theguardian.com]

BlackInformant [BlackInformant] There Was No Dress Code For My White Coworkers. But There Was For Me. [bustle.com]

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan] “It’s unthinkable that a court would uphold a policy that effectively required White workers to alter their hair texture through costly, time-consuming procedures involving harsh chemicals.” — @RiaTabaccoMar[nytimes.com]

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan] Ayanna Pressley Stuns Capuano in Massachusetts House Race in Upset for Insurgents [nyti.ms]

The Black Detour [theblackdetour] A few weeks ago a Black woman was assaulted by Asian store owner at a Tulsa beauty supply store. Now the owner of the store is selling all products for 50 % off and there is a line of Black women waiting to shop with this store.

Full story = [bit.ly][twitter.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] “Mississippi Is Failing”: As Prisoner Deaths Reach 13 in August Alone, Advocates Demand Answers [democracynow.org] via @democracynow

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Bill makes CA first state to end bail before trial [abc7.com] via @abc7

Michael [OwuorMichael] Thomas Mukaya (Senior Reuters Photo Director, East Africa) is the photojournalist behind a 2017 photo of a protester catching a teargas canister. He is also the 2018 Annual Journalism Excellence Awards (AJEA) Photographer Of The Year. [twitter.com]

Suede Santoro [suede_santoro] Original Cowboys of the West ca.1876 🐎 🔫 [twitter.com]

Kamala Harris [KamalaHarris] Emmett Till was murdered on this day in 1955. He was only 14-years-old. Sixty-three years later, federal lynching is still not a federal crime. Senators Booker, Scott, and I have introduced the Justice for Victims of Lynching Act to finally make it one. We can’t stay silent. [twitter.com]

Smithsonian NMAAHC [NMAAHC] Learn the #hiddenherstory of Anna Murray Douglass from @SmithsonianMagazine. Although she’s often overshadowed by her husband, Frederick Douglass, Anna made his work possible.

Learn more: [bit.ly]

BlackStudies at Duke [DukeAAAS] “From a slave’s collar to segregation signs, Oran Z has spent years collecting often shocking mementoes of America’s racial struggles. Now it all lies in shipping containers – and no institution will touch it” [theguardian.com]

BlackStudies at Duke [DukeAAAS] ‘What Dorothy Porter’s Life Meant for Black Studies’ — “Dorothy Porter, a Black woman pioneer in library and information science, created an archive that structured a new field.” [daily.jstor.org] via @JSTOR_Daily

BlackStudies at Duke [DukeAAAS] New evidence that losing your job is even more stressful for Black Americans [brook.gs] via @BrookingsInst with findings from @DukeAAAS‘s @SandyDarity & future @KirwanInstitute Director @DarrickHamilton

BlackStudies at Duke [DukeAAAS] Historian @jbf1755 uses the diaries of a Washington fixture to detail the violence within Congress in the years before the Civil War [po.st] via @SmithsonianMag

Sua'ad (Daughter of Frantz Fanon) [Ajairah1] Anyways, I have to walk my sister now to the radiology department for her 15th round of radiation therapy. Please have my sister in thoughts and prayers as she battles adenocarcinoma of the uterine wall and the paraneoplastic syndromes that follows.

Alondra Nelson [alondra] Important: “Aggressive policing can…lower the educational performance of African-American youth. These findings provide evidence that the consequences of policing extend into…social life, with implications for the educational trajectories …and social inequality” [twitter.com]

Shailja Patel [shailjapatel] India is the world’s largest market for skin bleaching products: 735 million users, mostly women and girls.

Nigeria comes second, with 99.5 million users.

Skin bleaching products make up 23% of the skin care product market. [feminisminindia.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] India’s Biometric Database Is Creating A Perfect Surveillance State — And U.S. Tech Companies Are On Board [tech.slashdot.org]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Triangulation 354: Virginia Eubanks: Automating Inequality [youtu.be] => @tonetalks

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Automating Inequality: How High-Tech Tools Profile, Police, and Punish the Poor [amazon.com] by @PopTechWorks[twitter.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] L.A. County gets state approval of new vote-counting system using open source software [latimes.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Data of 130 Million Chinese Hotel Chain Guests Sold on Dark Web Forum [bleepingcomputer.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Snapchat, Weather Channel, and others hit with anti-Semitic vandalism [theverge.com] via @verge

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Massive fish die-off creates smelly mess in Malibu [abc7.com] via @ABC7

the kinte space [KinteSpace] New species of mosquito invading Southern California [abc7.com] via @abc7

the kinte space [KinteSpace] ‘Aggressive’ toe-biting insects found in Santa Monica Mountains [abc7.com] via @abc7

Culture Type [CultureType] Eight Artists of the Afro-Caribbean Diaspora Exhibit in Jamaica, Queens [hyperallergic.com]

The New York Times [nytimes] Randy Weston, Pianist Who Traced Africa in Jazz, Dies at 92 [nyti.ms]

Ted Gioia [tedgioia] Jazz pianist Randy Weston left us this morning at age 92. Weston was the ultimate individualist whether at the keyboard (where he was a Monk disciple before almost anyone else) or when moving his jazz career from NY to North Africa. An irreplaceable artist & inspiring role model. [twitter.com]

Sonny Rollins Bridge [RollinsBridge] “In the late 1960s, Randy Weston—at the time already an established jazz giant—left the United States to live in Africa, thereby building a bridge between Africa’s cultural roots and influence and the USA, which in turn was reflected in his music.” [boesendorfer.com][twitter.com]

WriteOnGeek [WriteOnGeek] It was 20 years ago that #BLADE was released — the CBM that opened more doors than fans know. And the great @wesleysnipes was behind it all — also in more ways than fans know.

NEW on @MoviesMatrix! 👇🏽👊🏽🥋 [moviesmatrix.com]

Black History Heroes [HistoryHeroes] Mali singer Khaira Arby, ‘Nightingale of Timbuktu,’ dies at 59 | The Japan Times [japantimes.co.jp]

Jazz On This Day [jazzonthisday] Jean-Pierre Leloir’s colour photographs of American jazz legends in France: John Coltrane, Ornette Coleman, Billie Holiday, and Eric Dolphy. [twitter.com]

Jepchumba [digitalafrican] Ivorian Contemporary Artist Mederic Turay [africandigitalart.com][twitter.com]

Jepchumba [digitalafrican] Rovik Comic Book by Avandu [africandigitalart.com][twitter.com]

Open Culture [openculture] “The Long Tomorrow”: Discover Mœbius’ Hard-Boiled Detective Comic That Inspired Blade Runner (1975) [openculture.com][twitter.com]

#WOMENSART [womensart1] ‘The Annunciation of a Woman’ by Harmonia Rosales, contemporary Afro-Cuban US artist known for foregrounding black women in Western and religious imagery to create an alternative world vision #womensart[twitter.com]

Cave Canem [cavecanempoets] Congratulations to Cave Canem Elder Sonia Sanchez, recipient of the $100,00 2018 Wallace Stevens Award from The Academy of American Poets. 🙏🏿 [poets.org][twitter.com]

W. Todd Kaneko [ToddKaneko] I don’t need to read any more think pieces about whether or not poetry matters. How about this short poem from THE SECOND O OF SORROW by Sean Thomas Dougherty. [twitter.com]

camilleturner [afrofuturist] Excited to be participating in this amazing conference in Leeds! [twitter.com]

Satish Kolluri [satishkolls] @shailjapatel @bodega_gyro_ao Watch this excellent doc on the globalization of the beauty industry. [youtu.be]

Chuck D [MrChuckD] I keep this book in my mental currency TayannahLeeMcQuillars documentation [twitter.com]

Vernon Reid [vurnt22] Alice Coltrane’s technique of achieving pitch bend by turning her electric Hammond OFF then quickly back ON was revolutionary! It is one of the EARLIEST examples of HACKING for musical effect. It PREDATES Moog or ARP. She has gotten NO CREDIT FOR THIS.

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Theft! A History of Music is a graphic novel laying out a 2000-year long history of musical borrowing from Plato to rap. It is available as a handsome paperback, and for free download under a Creative Commons license. [law.duke.edu] => @megafunkmega[twitter.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Vegan fast-food spot Monty’s Good Burger makes Koreatown debut [abc7.com] via @ABC7

This Is Africa [ThisIsAfricaTIA] The wigs and robes worn by judges and lawyers in former British colonies are among the most glaring symbols of colonial inheritance; an inheritance so old-fashioned and uncomfortable that even British barristers have stopped wearing them. [thisisafrica.me][twitter.com]

BlackInformant [BlackInformant] Why The Business of Black Pain Has To Stop Being The Preferred Currency For Clickbait [medium.com]

KOLUMN Magazine [KOLUMN_Magazine] Ida B. Wells gets her street — City Council approves renaming Congress in her honor | Chicago Tribune [kolumnmagazine.com][twitter.com]

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan] ‘The share of women who earn more than their husbands, while still relatively small, is growing. When women do earn more, both husbands and wives seem uncomfortable — to the point of lying about it. ‘ [nytimes.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] @NewBlackMan the reluctance of the lady to admit this objective truth is how we know that, yes, women can support (and sometimes simultaneously hate) patriarchy —capitalist patriarchy is really quite hard to beat which why we BM will always appear as losers

the kinte space [KinteSpace] LOHA’s star-shaped Mariposa 1038 brings 32 units to L.A.’s Koreatown [archpaper.com] => @megafunkmega

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Santa Monica increases enforcement on motorized scooters [abc7.com] via @abc7

the kinte space [KinteSpace] My landlord offered me $35K to move out [la.curbed.com] via @CurbedLA

SchomburgCenter [SchomburgCenter] The National Association of Colored Women is founded by Mary Church Terrell, Ida B. Wells and Frances Harper (1896) #todayinblackhistory[twitter.com]

Simon Kuestenmacher [simongerman600] #Map shows GDP of each province of Rome in USD in 14 AD. Great way to bring history closer to home. Source: [buff.ly][twitter.com]

Sowetan LIVE [SowetanLIVE] He made his name as one of the world’s top cardiology researchers when he discovered the gene that causes heart failure. [bit.ly]

Sua'ad (Daughter of Frantz Fanon) [Ajairah1] Yes, white people, colonialism did set up administration and transport, but the main purpose was not distribution of wealth, but to allow the export of raw materials from Africa to ruling countries. Call it cynical pragmatism

the kinte space [KinteSpace] @Ajairah1 do you have details of what the French did to one or more of their colonial infrastructures on independence? …before they left they blew shit up, destroying that infrastructure

Sua'ad (Daughter of Frantz Fanon) [Ajairah1] Invasion and increasing desertification drove many Egyptians south and westward. The Zulu report they themselves were Kemites who left the north many ages ago, seeking greener lands. Diop was able to identify Egyptian linguistic roots in his own Senegalese dialect of Wolof [twitter.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] @Ajairah1 We should always remember the priority pre-Islamic/pre-Christian African peoples placed on matrilineal heritage when we speak of these things.

Sua'ad (Daughter of Frantz Fanon) [Ajairah1] Telling African Americans to stop talking about Egypt is like telling them to stop talking about racism, which not-so-coincidentally factors in here. In other words, They should stop talking about Egypt when non-blacks get over themselves and stop trying to take credit for it. [twitter.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] @Ajairah1 It is also _exactly_ like telling European-trained academics to stop talking about the ancient Greeks (while, BTW, modern Greeks are treated like shit).

the kinte space [KinteSpace] @Ajairah1 Yes and Diop left us with a scientific basis for Nilotic Pan Africanism while the European tradition of Greek academic heritage is almost entirely political and colonial revisionist.

the kinte space [KinteSpace] so Ceasar started his career, the triumvirate, by giving away his daughter in marriage to one of his business partners (patriarchy in action, dude): [en.wikipedia.org][twitter.com]

Ruth H. Hopkins [RuthHHopkins] That’s 91 degrees Fahrenheit. Inside the arctic circle. This is record breaking heat for Finland. [twitter.com]

Farbod Saraf [farbodsaraf] These floating rubbish bins are being trialed in Europe [twitter.com]

James Wong [Botanygeek] The smell of the air after a storm is caused by Geosmin: A chemical released by dead soil bacteria.

Humans are hyper sensitive to it, capable of detecting at a concentration of 5 parts per trillion.

It’s theorised in our evolutionary past this helped us seek out water.☔️⛈️

son of an asylum seeker, father of an immigrant [doctorow] Google has been useless in finding literally every service we’ve booked in connection with our new home, from locksmiths to AC repair to movers. @googlemaps is completely owned by referral scammers in those categories.

Rowena M. [RowenaMonde] I walked for 30 minutes in the sun and I have a heat headache. How do people lie in the sun for hours and not get sick???

the kinte space [KinteSpace] @RowenaMonde I’m that case, it might be a hydration seduction issue (colder climes trick you into drinking less water)? Science is telling me that the sun closer to the equator (but ozone layering might be weaker in Canada?).

Rowena M. [RowenaMonde] @KinteSpace I think the sun must be stronger in intensity in these parts. I had no such problems in the Caribbean or Africa!

the kinte space [KinteSpace] @RowenaMonde as a native Californian i cannot relate and actually _should_ be held at a distance; on the flip side: eating blackstrap molasses has helped me with dealing with what I call “cold” weather—tree metals in the blood

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Amazon’s facial recognition matched 28 members of Congress to criminal mugshots [theverge.com] via @Verge

the kinte space [KinteSpace] How to see Friday’s lunar eclipse, the longest one this century [theverge.com] via @verge

the kinte space [KinteSpace] every time i hear the term “terraforming” i think of the original peoples of the North American continent: [arstechnica.com]

Open Culture [openculture] Leonard Bernstein Introduces the Moog Synthesizer to the World in 1969, Playing an Electrified Version of Bach’s “Little Fugue in G” [openculture.com][twitter.com]

Open Culture [openculture] Hannah Arendt Explains How Propaganda Uses Lies to Erode All Truth & Morality in “The Origins of Totalitarianism” [bit.ly][twitter.com]

Jepchumba [digitalafrican] Whimsical Graphic Pop Art of Oladapo Sodeinde [africandigitalart.com][twitter.com]

Jepchumba [digitalafrican] African Fantasy illustrations by Zoe Muthoga [africandigitalart.com][twitter.com]

The Crisis Magazine [thecrisismag] Listen as Ving Rhames Recounts His Experience While Being Held At Gunpoint In His Own Home After A Neighbor Told 911 ‘A Large Black Man’ Had Broken Into a Home. [m.soundcloud.com]

crichlow [crichlow] We must always resist categorizations and breakthrough the constraints. Never tire. “As an artist she transcended constraints, and as a woman of color, she confronted a society that wished to categorize her.” [nytimes.com]

George Schwartz [ConservArt] George Orwell Reveals the Role & Responsibility of the Writer “In an Age of State Control” [openculture.com] via @openculture

megafunk visual [megafunkmega] Shinobu Hashimoto wrote Ikiru, Seven Samurai, Sword of Doom and lived 100 years. Good luck beating that run!

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Raoul Peck Speaks On “The Young Karl Marx” [youtu.be] => @reelblack@RowenaMonde@digitalafrican

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Jonah Hill’s Upcoming Film Takes a Nostalgic Look at the Los Angeles Teenage Skate Culture of the 90s [laughingsquid.com] via @LaughingSquid

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Art technicians, and the artists who rely on them, open up about what goes on behind-the-scenes in the studio [independent.co.uk] => @digitalafrican@JuneCarol_E

I'm Black & I SAY SO [ImBlackISAYSO2] This is a picture of “Jesus” that my aunt has in her room. When will Blk people let this man go? 🤦🏿‍♀️🤦🏿‍♀️🤦🏿‍♀️🤦🏿‍♀️ [twitter.com]

Jamal Z.Nyembezi [AfrikaAllDay] Why there is nobody talking about the person who is responsible for the nature of this life in Afrika? Let us face it: our lives are miserable, laborious, exploited, and short. We are born into poverty and suffering, we grow and die in poverty and suffering. [twitter.com]

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan] ‘Through workshops such as “Oppression and Orgasm” and “Decolonizing Your Body Through Twerking,” @Afrosexology aims for both sexual and political liberation.’ [broadly.vice.com] via @broadly

the kinte space [KinteSpace] @NewBlackMan @Afrosexology @broadly very surprised that the Vice title fails to read “…one _female_ orgasm at a time” or at least “…_simulataneous_…” otherwise these kids ain’t gettin’ nuttin’ revolutionary done

the kinte space [KinteSpace] young bruh, my Black male teen years were dominated by Prince: the only physically imposing/dominating things my body ever wanted to do to a woman has been either about her rescue from a burning building or her multiple orgasms—otherwise, my body has been absent, wasted

the kinte space [KinteSpace] @NewBlackMan I daresay and fully expect to be attacked when I alter the headline: The Self-Organization of Black Women is the Savior of This Country—and it made it haven for immigrants the world over

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan] American white people really hate being called “white people” [vox.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] @NewBlackMan …some may hate being placed in a group as most institutionally-encouraged egocentric people are but let’s just count how many times we hear the phrase, “I’m white.”


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.😟🐒