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

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

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

Zemedeneh Negatu [Zemedeneh]

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

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

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

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

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… []

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

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

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

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… []

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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… []

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

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

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

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

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

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… []

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… []

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

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

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… []

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

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… []

the kinte space [KinteSpace]

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

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

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… []

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

White people defeated us in 1994

They still own o… []

Bryan D. Wilhite [BryanWilhite]

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

Bryan D. Wilhite [BryanWilhite]

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

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

Bryan D. Wilhite [BryanWilhite]

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

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

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… []

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

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

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

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

Zemedeneh Negatu [Zemedeneh]

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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… []

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… []

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… []

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

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… []

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

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

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

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

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

Open Culture [openculture]
How Information Overload Robs Us of Our Creativity: What the Scientific Research Shows [] []

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 “… []

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

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

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

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

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

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

the kinte space [KinteSpace]

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

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… []

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

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

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”… []

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

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

the kinte space [KinteSpace]

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

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… []

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

the kinte space [KinteSpace]

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

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.😟🐒

THE CONNET [THEAlleyeceeing]
8:36 a.m. # of Palestinians killed in Gaza border clashes rises to 37. []

Sharif Kouddous [sharifkouddous]
Death toll in Gaza today rises to 52, over 2,400 wounded. At Shifa hospital a doctor who worked there for 17 years… []

DrBasel Abuwarda🇵🇸 [BaselAbuwarda]
BREAKING : The last update from #Gaza 21:22 55 DEAD including : 5 under 18 years old , 1paramedic 2770 injured : 1… []

Mike Petchenik [MPetchenikWSB]
EXCLUSIVE: Officer suspended after traffic stop of 65-year-old grandmother in #Alpharetta. []

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan]
Black activist jailed for his Facebook posts speaks out about secret FBI surveillance


Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan]
“Black households where the head has a college degree at the median have less wealth than white households where th… []

son of an asylum seeker, father of an immigrant [doctorow]
White neighbor calls police after black man turns up at the house he just bought [] []

Ritika Goel [RitikaGoelTO]
***Please help amplify this message.*** Zabia Afzal went missing May 10 in Woodbine Beach area. We need everyone in… []

Blavity News [Blavity]
Waffle House victim #DeEbonyGroves isn’t alive to receive her college degree. So her mother accepted it for her.… []

the kinte space [KinteSpace]
“The Uncertainty Tax: the financial cost of not knowing things” by Andy Ferris []

The Crisis Magazine [thecrisismag]
Exclusive: Rakem Balogun spoke out against police brutality. Now he is believed to be the first prosecuted under a… [] [BlackPastOnline]
May 11: Considered the dean of Af-Am composers, William Grant Still (1895-1978) was born #OTD in Woodville, MS. In… []

BlackStudies at Duke [DukeAAAS]
Louise Thompson Patterson and Black Radical Politics — by Charisse Burden-Stelly [] via… []

Ayori Selassie [iAyori]
Inspired by the story of this incredible mother, one of many “Hidden Figures, Unsung”: One Woman’s Fight To Be An I… []

jonjon moore [hoodqueer]
Today is the 33rd anniversary of the 1985 MOVE Bombing, when Philly PD dropped a bomb on the homes of Black liberat… []

LA Review of Books [LAReviewofBooks]
“I love true stories. I don’t need to make shit up. So many people—Angela Davis, Shirley Chisolm—their stories are… []

M. A. E. [MElmaazi]
Were you aware of the racist origins of political science? Neither was I. For a fascinating discussion on the subj… []

Timeline [Timeline_Now]
“Why should I be upset that she was embarrassed? That’s her problem,” Eartha Kitt said after calling out Lady Bird… []

William Zafra Velasco [wmzafravelasco]
Did you know that the culture of American police is deeply rooted in the #SlavePatrols? Here is an article publish… []

the kinte space [KinteSpace]

@trueblackpower Yes, 30+ years ago Dr. Gerald Horne taught me (at ucsb) that police forces did not… []

the kinte space [KinteSpace]

@trueblackpower Yes, when I use the phrase “white people of all skin colors,” I am trying to avoid this… []

Quanta Magazine [QuantaMagazine]
Richard Feynman, a luminary in the world of theoretical physics, would have been 100 years old today. Today, Feynma… []

BBC News Africa [BBCAfrica]
Why does Ebola keep coming back? []

Open Culture [openculture]
Goethe’s Colorful & Abstract Illustrations for His 1810 Treatise, Theory of Colors: Scans of the First Edition… []

Open Culture [openculture]
How Finland Created One of the Best Educational Systems in the World (by Doing the Opposite of U.S.)… []

Open Culture [openculture]
The Alan Lomax Sound Archive Now Online: Features 17,000 Blues & Folk Recordings [] []

#WOMENSART [womensart1]
Japanese artist Kumi Yamashita winds a single black thread around a grid of nails on a wooden board to create intri… []

BlackInformant [BlackInformant]
Cannes: Spike Lee’s ‘BlacKkKlansman’ Draws 10-Minute Ovation []

The 7th Matrix [The7thMatrix]
Dalit Woman Writer Becomes 1st Indian to be Nominated for Prestigious Hugo Award []

Shakespeare Magazine [UKShakespeare]
This dapper gent is Arturo Schomburg (1874-1938), founder of @SchomburgCenter for Research in Black Culture. He als… []

Rowena M. [RowenaMonde]
“Novels written with film contracts in mind have a faint but unmistakable, and ruinous, odour. I cannot name what,… []

Brother Darrows [BrotherDarrows]
Azealia Banks Says After Experiencing Racism and Being Treated Like a Prostitute, She’ll ‘Never Ever Ever’ Visit I… []

Tara [taraw]
Happy Birthday @StevieWonder #May13 one of my most favorite & talented artists to walk this planet. #Singer[]

Martha S. Jones, JD, PhD [marthasjones_]
“The wallpaper features the “Flower of Life,” a symbol of immortality; the flowers on her dress recall images of ce… []

soulPhoodie [soulphoodie]
Out of the Shadow of Aunt Jemima: The Real Black Chefs Who Taught Americans to Cook [] via… []

soulPhoodie [soulphoodie]
Boudin: A Story Of Sausage, Slavery And Rebellion In The Caribbean [] []

naw, [SwallowThatShit]
BET sucks cause BET chooses to suck. No reason why BET doesn’t have cooking shows/competitions like food network. B… []

Lisa Fischer [lisafischersing]
NYC!! Grateful to be playing in my own backyard this week at the Blue Note Jazz Club, May 10 – 13 (8pm & 10:30pm)!!… []

Jamel K. Donnor [DonnorJamel]
Black men at work not only face harassment, but tread carefully to avoid being seen as harassers: [] via @slate

Puff the Magic Hater [MsKellyMHayes]
As someone who’s been pleading with folks to stop calling 911 over every little thing for years, I just want to mak… []

True Black Power [trueblackpower]
It’s still going to be business as usual for many of us with our fake outrage many ask what we can do, forget that… []

#August21 [HalfAtlanta]
artistically packaged Black trauma is not artistic excellence, nor revolutionary, barely even radical typically.

Jepchumba [digitalafrican]
I find it’s crazy that it is easier for me to watch 15 marvel movies than it is to watch a movie made within Africa… []

This Is Africa [ThisIsAfricaTIA]


“Like slavery and apartheid, poverty is not natural. It is man-made and can be overcome and eradica… []

Black Thought Thinking [DrTJC]
In all my years as a professor & student, I have heard no one explain how wht ontologies apply to Blk ppl, especial… []

the kinte space [KinteSpace]

@DrTJC .@DrTJC it is sad for all of us that your account is locked so I’m not sure that you are seeing this but whi… []

the kinte space [KinteSpace]

@DrTJC .@DrTJC white ontology cannot survive without youth culture as children naturally have difficulty distinguis… []

the kinte space [KinteSpace]

@DrTJC .@DrTJC I may not be grasping your intent but I feel like we all need to go back and study how the elite Ame… []

the kinte space [KinteSpace]
young bruh, when anybody uses the term “black man” 9.9 times out of 10 they are referring to a kid or an adult kid… []

Nyabinghi Djehutti [NyabinghiD]
Many people assume that if you discuss racism that you must necessarily hate white people. They can’t fathom having… []

reclaim UC [reclaimuc]
ICE Plans to Start Destroying Records of Immigrant Abuse, Including Sexual Assault and Deaths in Custody

BlackInformant [BlackInformant]
Trump’s Immigration Crackdown is a Boom Time for Private Prisons

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

KOLUMN Magazine [KOLUMN_Magazine]
The 16 Black Panthers Still Behind Bars | Colorlines

Malika Bilal [mmbilal]
Northern Irish women protesting anti-abortion laws take illegal termination pills in front of police…

Mari Copeny [LittleMissFlint]
Yesterday we passed out 135,000 bottles of water to Flint residents in 93 degree heat. We helped close to 1,000 fam…

The Crisis Magazine [thecrisismag]
At least 4,645 people died as a result of Hurricane Maria and its devastation across Puerto Rico last year, accordi…

Danielle Palmieri [langisthematrix]
I’m a teacher. Yesterday my school was in lockdown b/c of a shooter in the area. The intercom is broken, no one kne…

MariaChappelleNadal [MariaChappelleN]
We heard something disturbing at the TIF Commission meeting last night. Two women live on the same street. The Wh…

BlackStudies at Duke [DukeAAAS]
‘Forced to face the twin hurdles of racism and sexism, Black women leaders are underrepresented on college campuses…

the kinte space [KinteSpace]
Mark Yusko Interview Part 2: All Things Macro

the kinte space [KinteSpace]
9/2017: Hugh Hendry: Inflation is just over the horizon!

the kinte space [KinteSpace]
Mark Grant: Central Bank Liquidity Drives Everything

the kinte space [KinteSpace]
Australian Bank’s System Outage Leaves 9 Million Customers Without Cash

the kinte space [KinteSpace]
Amazon has been generous to a Seattle homeless shelter. Why is its generosity such a pain? via

Taylor Renee [TaylorRAldridge]
ruminating on
@ImaniMixon ‘s insightful recent reclamation on (Black) techno history & this lush article x N.Gaskin…

Ray Winbush [rwinbush]
Lest We forget: May 28, 1830, US Legislation entitled “The Indian Removal Act” was signed into law establishing “Th…

Crimes of Britain [crimesofbrits]
If one picture defined and personified colonialism, this is it. A woman in Bengal, India, carrying a Brit on her ba…

SchomburgCenter [SchomburgCenter]
Tom Bradley becomes the first African-American mayor of Los Angeles (1973)

#ADPhD [afrxdiasporaphd]
From slavery to freedom: the extraordinary story of Cándida Huelva Born in 1845 in a Portuguese colony, she made i…

Smithsonian NMAAHC [NMAAHC]
The earliest commemoration of what would later become
#MemorialDay, was established by over 1,000 newly freed Afric…

MLDwrites [MichelleDuster]
Including pledges, I now only have $55,000 to go to reach my goal of raising a total of $200k. Let’s do this togeth…

KOLUMN Magazine [KOLUMN_Magazine]
An entire Manhattan village owned by black people was destroyed to build Central Park | Timeline…

ነፃነት  🎨🍃🌻🦉🎍 [Netsa_Sara]
In the old days, a man was taught to forget himself. Today it is quite different: he is taught not to forget himsel…

Black History Heroes [HistoryHeroes]
5/31/1921: The so-called Tulsa Race Riot of 1921 began. “Little Africa on Fire” when White Americans terrorized a w…

Linda Miranda [LindaMi64500835]


Greg Carr [AfricanaCarr]
Never forget that
#MemorialDay is one more in a long list of African creations in America. It began as…

the kinte space [KinteSpace]
David Starkey on the Reformation HistoryExtra

the kinte space [KinteSpace]
Challenging British heroes:
@afuahirsch argues that we need to look afresh at the likes of Nelson and Churchill…

the kinte space [KinteSpace]

@doctorow Brit(ish) ft the author Afua Hirsch | book review | int…

Quanta Magazine [QuantaMagazine]
ICYMI: Physicists are struggling to develop a quantum theory of gravity. Current efforts make use of both reduction…

Quanta Magazine [QuantaMagazine]
ICYMI: Why is empty space so empty? The Nobel laureate physicist Steven Weinberg called this “the bone in our throa…

Quanta Magazine [QuantaMagazine]
If a new conjecture is correct, the cosmos must be profoundly different than previously supposed, or string theory…

Bloomberg [business]
.03% of ocean plastic comes from straws. 46 percent comes from fishing nets via

the kinte space [KinteSpace]
America’s Fastest-Growing Urban Area Has a Water Problem via

the kinte space [KinteSpace]
Giant Predatory Worms Are Invading France

the kinte space [KinteSpace]
Every Cell in Your Body Has the Same DNA. Except It Doesn’t.

the kinte space [KinteSpace]
Interview with Impact Hub Harare’s Tadzoka Pswarayi

Black Art In America [BAIAONLINE]
The Message Behind Murals

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan]
Betty Davis Was a Raw Funk Pioneer. Her Decades of Silence Are Over.

michael massenburg [mikemassenburg]
Leimert Plaza Park’s ‘beautification’ will fence in the spiritual center of black L.A.

Bree Newsome [BreeNewsome]
People are still shocked to learn that well-liked, well-spoken people can be harassers, abusers, molesters & rapists.

Vijay Prashad [vijayprashad]
Excellent story by
@NidhiSubs about Gopal Balakrishnan of
@NewLeftReview, Sexual Predators,
@ucsc, and the betrayal…

This Is Africa [ThisIsAfricaTIA]
“We know that Africa is neither French, nor British, nor American, nor Russian, that it is African. We know the obj…

Blk & Missing FDN [BAM_FI]

#Chicago: 23y/o Kiarria Rush was last seen May 12 in the 11300 block of South Wentworth. 5’3” | 250 lbs Have yo…

Sua'ad (Daughter of Frantz Fanon) [Ajairah1]
There are definitely some tensions between Africans from Africa and diaspora, but this does not overshadow the fact…

Salma Seti [SalmaDey]
In the case of mixed people being automatically black…..Well that depends on their politics. Drake has never spok…

the kinte space [KinteSpace]

@SalmaDey It’s great to hear young people getting back to the technical discipline around these Black academic term…

khadija [beautifuldeson1]
Being hemmed into a structure of white supremacy means we must question everything we believe in, even the things w…

the kinte space [KinteSpace]

@beautifuldeson1 Ah, youthful self discipline is precious: may you never know in horrible, intimate detail that hab…

Malika Bilal [mmbilal]
‘Only Arabs go to jaiI’: Israel convicts Palestinian over poem We’ll discuss

Left of Black [LeftOfBlack]
Mass School Shootings Mostly Happening In Small-town and Suburban America via

Atlanta Black Star [ATLBlackStar]
Father Critically Injured After Jumping In the Line of Fire to Save His Daughter

Nadra Nittle [NadraKareem]
Just heard that the Long Beach Press Telegram is down to one reporter and have seen the outpouring of support for t…

This Is Africa [ThisIsAfricaTIA]
Today is
#WorldDayforCulturalDiversity. The article from our archives unpacks how religious conservatism is erasing…

Ajamu Baraka [ajamubaraka]
The NFL plantation owners passed a policy to make patriotism mandatory for their property. Either pay deference to…

Gallery Plus+ LA [Houseofwasir]
Rest In Power Aunt Laura Hendrix, owner of
#galleryplus In
#leimertparkvillage .The public is invited…

Black Enterprise [blackenterprise]
Over 300 black-owned businesses thrived in the community known as the “Black Wall Street” before they were all dest…

Joerg Stratmann [joergstratmann]
An interactive map shows just how many roads actually lead to Rome – all of ’em! via…

Black Art Project [BlackArtProject]
“Rebuilding African and African American Studies | Over the course of the nineties, Harvard’s Afro-American Studies…

BlackInformant [BlackInformant]
Ferguson, Mo., Activists Are Dying and It’s Time to Ask Questions

Torraine Walker [TorraineWalker]
Ferguson activist
#DarrenSeals would have been 31 years old today. To commemorate his life and work, several Black…

Nkisi Babaoké [Henry_James]
“Every time you sit in front of the television, somebody is working on you, someone is working to change you from a…

BlackInformant [BlackInformant]
Hair Products Popular with Black Women May Contain Harmful Chemicals

BlackInformant [BlackInformant]
A Chinese high school in Hangzhou is reportedly using facial recognition tech to track pupil attendance, emotions,…

son of an asylum seeker, father of an immigrant [doctorow]
Prominent AI researchers call the entire field “alchemy”

Dr Karsten Seipp [karstor]
Hard to believe that people doing research in their field would not check a journal’s integrity and impact factor b… [allafrica]
Uganda’s Bad Toilet Paper is Dangerous – Study

Malika Bilal [mmbilal]
wow. Lava spatters “can weigh as much as a refrigerator.” Man’s leg shattered by lava spatter from Hawaii volcano…

Al Jazeera News [AJENews]
Nipah virus, spread by fruit bats, kills 10 in India

Left of Black [LeftOfBlack]
Heart Failure in the Black Community: What African-Americans Need to Know via

Genii Games [Genii_Games]
There’s a simple hack to counting in
#Yoruba. At the very least, learn numbers 1 to 5 and the tens. With those, you…

Ruth H. Hopkins [RuthHHopkins]
The University of Minnesota is now offering Dakota language courses live via video conference.

aloria 🦔 [aloria]
By age 35 you should have a junk drawer filled with USB flash drives you’re reluctant to throw out because you don’…

Howard Rambsy II [blackstudies]
Black men, personal libraries, and book culture —

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan]
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: ‘This could be the beginning of a revolution’

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan]
“At what is expense is all this light…what’s been pushed into the shadows?” — Filmmaker John Akomfrah talks the…

KQED Arts [KQEDarts]
The African American Museum and Library of Oakland will soon digitize rare protest footage of the Black Power movem…

Open Culture [openculture]
Dozens of M.C. Escher Prints Now Digitized & Put Online by the Boston Public Library

Open Culture [openculture]
J.R.R. Tolkien Expressed a “Heartfelt Loathing” for Walt Disney and Refused to Let Disney Studios Adapt His Work…

Open Culture [openculture]
An 82-Year-Old Japanese Audiophile Searches for the Best Sound by Installing His Own Electric Utility Pole in His Y…

Open Culture [openculture]
National Geographic Has Digitized Its Collection of 6,000+ Vintage Maps. See a Curated Selection of Maps Published…

Open Culture [openculture]
In Search of Haruki Murakami: A Documentary Introduction to Japan’s Great Novelist [POETSorg]
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#PoetryNearYou Pick of the Week: A Tribute to June Jordan, an inter-generational exploration of the l…

BlackStudies at Duke [DukeAAAS]
“No single work by Baldwin is as connected to the issues animating Black Lives Matter as The Evidence of Things Not…

Andray [andraydomise]
Imagine being confident enough to lecture MLK’s daughter about what MLK believed. Whiteness, man. Mad ting.

SamuelFuryChildsDaly [sfcdaly]
Archive find of the day – the Nigerian Army had a poetry journal in the 70s and 80s

#NonBeliever✊🏾😡 [Fresh_Flames1]

#ThankATeacher Thank You
#DrSebi For Teaching Us What To Eat And When To Eat It

✨Ada Nneka✨ [adannekaa]
People act like black men are inherently evil. Like they haven’t been conditioned and brainwashed and broken down t…

Black Thought Thinking [DrTJC]
All Blk couples suffer disproportionate rates of IPV: BM & BW, BW & BW, BM & BM, yet we don’t hear about this dispr…

Black Thought Thinking [DrTJC]
Important study on bidirectionality amongst African Americans and Black female perpetration of IPV and corporal pun…

Verso Books [VersoBooks]
“Marx can come almost painfully close to describing our current world. Today, a brutal economism dominates many min…

Khensu The Reminder [KNeferhetep]
Why can’t most Africans tell you with any degree of detail their indigenous belief systems? Their ancient customs, rites and deities?

Curtis Cook [Curtis_Cook]
They’re selling Dave Chappelle’s crackhead outfit at Banana Republic.

khadija [beautifuldeson1]
Can’t complain about “ain’t shit niggas” without blaming the ain’t shit women who raised them.

Rowena M. [RowenaMonde]
“Now we are less interested in equipping and refining thought, more interested in creating and mastering technologi…

Ana Homayoun [anahomayoun]
YES!!! Stop Asking About My Kid’s College Plans

King Terry III [KingTerryIII]
People be quick to react but slow to understand.

Tara [taraw]
It’s never taken me 2 hours to get to Heathrow Airport. This dude took scenic route & put the in a crunch that I may miss my flight. PO’d!😣