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]

Ava DuVernay [AVAETC] “For months, the city of Chicago has fought attempts to have the video released to the public.” #LaquanMcDonald [cnn.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Even With $100 Million Weekends, Women Can’t Win in Showbiz [wired.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] International Day For The Elimination Of Violence Against Women: November 25, 2015 [kathmanduk2.wordpress.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] No Safe Space: Sexual Harassment in Black Organizing Communities [blavity.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] bell hooks + Charles Blow Talk Radical Sexuality & Body Geography [newblackmaninexile.net]

not free [blacklikewho] As soon as the words diverse and diversity are deployed, you should know Black people will be disappeared from the story.

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Roland Hayes: The Inspiration Behind Langston Hughes Poem “Roland Hayes Beaten” [blackthen.com]

Rafael de Azevedo [TipoTipos] Punctuation that failed to make it’s mark, on 20th century attempts to introduce new characters to english writing [bbc.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] White Supremacists shoot 5 Black Lives Matter Activists during a Protest in Minneapolis [blavity.com]

Lukas Udstuen [LukasUdstuen] Demonstrators with Black Lives Matter march down 3rd Ave South in downtown Minneapolis #4thPrecinctShutDown [twitter.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Eyewitness Recalls Shooting by Alleged White Supremacists at Minneapolis Black Lives Matter Protest [democracynow.org]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Chicago Style Cover-up: Van Dyke’s Execution Of Laquan McDonald [blackstarnews.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Until racial profiling stops, the internet has an edge over the mall [racked.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Lawsuits Filed As Chicago Denies Black People Concealed Carry Licenses [countercurrentnews.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] The fund to repair America’s crumbling infrastructure is almost out of cash [theverge.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Why the economic fates of America’s cities diverged [theatlantic.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Juan González on How Puerto Rico’s Economic “Death Spiral” is Tied to Legacy of Colonialism [democracynow.org]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Did Princeton College Really Buy Runaway Slave James “Jimmy Stink” Collins Johnson? [blackthen.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] How The Chinese Came to Jamaica [jablogz.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] The Salem Witch Trials: Slave Woman “Tituba” was the First Person Accused of Witchcraft [blackthen.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Created By A Black Man, This Simple Invention Changed The Food Industry Forever [blackthen.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Absurd Reasons Why Blacks Were Admitted to the “Central State Lunatic Asylum For the Colored Insane” [blackthen.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] There are only three northern white rhinos left on the planet [theverge.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Sitting further away from your boss makes you a better worker, study suggests [telegraph.co.uk]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Magnetic protein may provide animals with navigation information [arstechnica.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Here’s What Makes Flying Suck, and How Designers Would Fix It [wired.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Physicists Are Desperate to Be Wrong About the Higgs Boson [wired.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Manhattan’s hidden hubs of global internet infrastructure, in pictures [telegraph.co.uk]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] True First Americans: Califians (Khalifians) and the Poisonous Thanksgiving [blackthen.com]

Obi and Titi [ObiandTiti] Bringing African history to life, through fantasy adventure. Book trailer – The Adventures of Obi and Titi. #kidslit [youtube.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] a young lady of Melbourne on COWSPIRACY [youtube.com] @OvercookedVegan @sweetpotatosoul

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Afrofuturist Film Festival in Sao Paulo (Brasil) Now Through December @reelblack @megafunkmega [blogs.indiewire.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Celebrating The World’s Greatest Ever Guitar Hero; 12 Things You Never Knew About Jimi Hendrix [blackthen.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Via @nprmusic: 100 Years Of Billy Strayhorn, Emotional Architect Of Song [npr.org]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Alvin Ailey Gala Kicks Off New Season [blackstarnews.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Cakewalk: Southern Plantations and the Dance Used to Mock White Slave Masters [blackthen.com]

Bryan D. Wilhite [BryanWilhite] How MacArthur Geniuses Handle Their Money Windfalls https://t.co/JL46zo0ioS

the kinte space [KinteSpace] The True Gladness of Allen Toussaint [newyorker.com]

Cold Molasses [LocsiBrown] My new favorite sweatshirt. [twitter.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] player, player? https://t.co/ifvqYHO91T @megafunkmega