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]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] 6 Corporations Control 90% of the Media in America [morriscreative.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] U.S. soldiers were ambushed in Niger. Here’s what American forces are doing there [youtube.com] » @BreakingBrown

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Despite Exposés Hundreds of Judges Preside in New York Without Law Degrees [propublica.org] » @tonetalks

the kinte space [KinteSpace] In West Los Angeles, the American dream collides with a different kind of profit imperative [topix.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Americans Are Wary of Being Alone with the Opposite Sex [nytimes.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Silicon Valley Women, in Cultural Shift, Frankly Describe Sexual Harassment [nytimes.com]

Liz Meriwether [lizmeriwether] I don’t need to be “held sacred”. I need birth control, paid maternity leave, child care options, universal pre-K, and a safe work place.

Teresa Mbagaya [TeresaMbagaya] Today I learned only 16 black women in the US have raised more than $1M in funding. Ever. Sigh.

Emily Lakdawalla [elakdawalla] This discriminates against women, since women academics are more likely to be married to men in their field than th… [twitter.com]

BikinginLA [bikinginla] You’ve got to be kidding. A Novato man faces just five years, despite intentionally running down four bicyclists. [marinij.com]

Rachel Andrew [rachelandrew] If flying to the US, you probably want to get to the airport a bit earlier than usual – new security checks start: [bbc.co.uk]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] “Leave Now”: Spray-Painted Hate in the California Desert [newyorker.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] America’s Future Is Texas [newyorker.com] » @BreakingBrown

BadAppleCiderVinegar [jaybeware] Just a reminder that Richard Spencer walks the streets, inciting genocide in this country & Joshua Williams is stil… [twitter.com]

Teresa Mbagaya [TeresaMbagaya] 66% of #teachers in #Kaduna failed exams set for 6 yr old #students. This is a larger crises in #education that sim… [twitter.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] young bruh, our indigenous ancestors used to use controlled burns to make the landscape look like a golf course -now we got eco-rape😣

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Confederacy: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO) [youtube.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] How the Grenfell Tower fire happened, explained [youtube.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] July 2, 1777: Vermont Becomes the 1st American Territory to Abolish Slavery [blackthen.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] July 1, 1974: Martin Luther King’s Mother, Alberta King, Slain in the Church [blackthen.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] July 1, 1889: Frederick Douglass Named the Minister to Haiti (1889) [blackthen.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Marie-Joseph Angélique: Escaped Bondage Only to Be Recaptured and Tortured to Death [blackthen.com] » @RowenaMonde

KOLUMN Magazine [KOLUMN_Magazine] “Uncivil”: The Civil War Stories We Didn’t Learn in School [kolumnmagazine.com] [twitter.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Space Isn’t What You Think It Is [nautil.us]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] In Neanderthal DNA, Signs of a Mysterious Human Migration [nytimes.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Large-Scale Study ‘Shows Neonic Pesticides Harm Bees’ [news.slashdot.org] » @MindOverMunch, @Hood_Biologist

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Something Big Is Warping Our Outer Solar System [science.slashdot.org]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Prozac Nation Is Now the United States of Xanax [nytimes.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] A bus that runs on formic acid [bbc.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Urban nature: What kinds of plants and wildlife flourish in cities? [theconversation.com] » @Hood_Biologist

the kinte space [KinteSpace] New Florida law lets any resident challenge what’s taught in science classes [washingtonpost.com] » @Hood_Biologist

the kinte space [KinteSpace] More Millennials Are Having Strokes [scientificamerican.com] » @MindOverMunch, @ChefKorennn, @CHEFAHKI

the kinte space [KinteSpace] ‘Anumeric’ people: when a language has no words for numbers [theconversation.com]

Bryan D. Wilhite [BryanWilhite] The Dangerous Irrelevance of String Theory | Not Even Wrong [math.columbia.edu]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Survival of the smallest: the contested history of the English short story [newstatesman.com] » @Nalo_Hopkinson, @RowenaMonde

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Women in Theatre: Lynn Nottage [youtube.com] » @NewBlackMan, @sweetpotatosoul

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Warner Bros., Tolkien Estate Settle $80 Million ‘Hobbit’ Lawsuit [yro.slashdot.org]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Kazuo Ishiguro, the 2017 Nobel Prize Winner in Literature, in The New Yorker [newyorker.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Interview with Ex Machina’s Scientific Advisor [blog.ycombinator.com] » @megafunkmega

the kinte space [KinteSpace] This Week in Fiction: Hye-young Pyun on the Role of Suspense in Storytelling | The New Yorker [newyorker.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Browse a Collection of Over 83,500 Vintage Sewing Patterns [openculture.com]

Philip Lewis [Phil_Lewis_] Midtown Detroit restaurant faces 300% rent hike – when the lease runs out, rent will jump from 1750 to 7000 a month… [twitter.com]

soulphoodie [soulphoodie] Afro-Vegan Is the Healthyish Cookbook We Need Right Now [bit.ly] [twitter.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] 5 Ethiopian Foodies you should follow! [blackfoodie.co]

Chickasaw Nation [ChickasawNation] Pashofa is a simple corn dish that has been an important food to Chickasaw people for centuries. #NationalFoodDay [twitter.com]

CicLAvia [CicLAvia] Our next Ciclavia: Iconic Wilshire Boulevard! See you all December 10th! [twitter.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] The Old Are Eating the Young [bloomberg.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Wage Theft vs. Shoplifting: Guess Who Goes to Jail? [demos.org] » @BreakingBrown

the kinte space [KinteSpace] 198 Million Americans Hit By ‘Largest Ever’ Voter Records Leak [politics.slashdot.org]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Incarceration Is Skyrocketing in Rural America [wired.com] » @BreakingBrown

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Gunshots are the third leading killer of children in the US [arstechnica.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] China and the Closing of the Ivory Trade [newyorker.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Policing the power of tech giants [axios.com] » @BreakingBrown

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Australia now has the most expensive energy bills in the world [macrobusiness.com.au]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Where Trump Learned to Love Ritualized Flattery [newyorker.com] » @NewBlackMan

Philip Lewis [Phil_Lewis_] 54 years ago, on this date: 4 little Black girls were killed when the Ku Klux Klan bombed the 16th Street Baptist C… [twitter.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America [amazon.com] «… [twitter.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Amaza Lee Meredith: African American Architect, Educator & Artist [blackthen.com] » @JuneCarol_E

the kinte space [KinteSpace] William Sanders Scarborough: Recognized as First Black Classical Scholar [blackthen.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] A Look Inside James Baldwin’s 1,884 Page FBI File [lithub.com] » @BreakingBrown

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Black Odyssey: The African-American Ordeal in Slavery [amazon.com] [twitter.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] A World More Concrete: Real Estate and the Remaking of Jim Crow South Florida [amazon.com] »… [twitter.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Andy Warhol Hosts Frank Zappa on His Cable TV Show, and Later Recalls, “I Hated Him More Than Ever” After the Show [openculture.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Ice Cube receives star on Hollywood Walk of Fame [abc7.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] The Occult Roots of Modernism | The New Yorker [newyorker.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] The US Senate once had its own electric cars: two Studebakers that ran underground [greencarreports.com]

Neil deGrasse Tyson [neiltyson] Maybe it’s just me, but it seems that wanting to conserve the environment would be one of the things “Conservatives” do.

MEFeater Magazine [mefeater] Congrats to Donald Glover as he becomes the first black director to win Outstanding Director for a Comedy Series… [twitter.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Mexico’s back-to-back earthquakes, explained by a seismologist [theverge.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] All cellphones sold in Canada must be unlocked starting in December [theverge.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Quantum Mechanics Without Maths or Philosophy [articlesbyaphysicist.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Overexposure to insecticides has bred resistance in lice [scientificamerican.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] With Whole Foods purchase Amazon is now a Microsoft Azure customer [mspoweruser.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] American Chipmakers Had a Toxic Problem, Then They Outsourced It [bloomberg.com] » @BreakingBrown

the kinte space [KinteSpace] New technology is eroding your right to tinker with things you own [economist.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] America’s new tobacco crisis: The rich stopped smoking, the poor didn’t [washingtonpost.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Ethiopia’s coffee is the latest victim of climate change [theverge.com] » @soulphoodie

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Climate models still don’t reflect whats observed [nature.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Scientists Declare End to Global Coral Reef Bleaching Event [science.slashdot.org]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Four-Armed Marimba Robot Uses Deep Learning to Compose Its Own Music [spectrum.ieee.org]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Afrostream is shutting down [okayafrica.com] » @megafunkmega, @Reelblack, @BreakingBrown

the kinte space [KinteSpace] The Longest-Running Everyday GIF Artist on Tumblr Just Broke 4 Years [99percentinvisible.tumblr.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Director Neill Blomkamp breaks down his new sci-fi short Rakka [theverge.com] » @megafunkmega

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Sci-Fi Radio: Hear Radio Dramas of Sci-Fi Stories by Ray Bradbury, Philip K. Dick, Ursula K. LeGuin & More (1989) [openculture.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] A composer wrote a three-hour piano piece using just one note [nytimes.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] The Neo-Expressionist Paintings of David Bowie (1976-1996): Musician, Actor, and Painter Too [openculture.com]

Rowena M. [RowenaMonde] Reading this and wow, so good!!!! [twitter.com]

soulphoodie [soulphoodie] How radical black women like Fanny Lou Hamer fought for food security. The Hidden Radicalism of Southern Food… [twitter.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] A Brief History of Fufu Pounding [chimurengachronic.co.za] @Chimurenga_SA » @soulphoodie, @sweetpotatosoul, @OneikaTraveller