AndreHernandez [andre_andre_007] US declines in internet freedom ratings, thanks to net neutrality repeal and fake news – TechCrunch []

Bloomberg [business] A Canadian pharmaceuticals executive and his wife were strangled in their home.

Nobody knows who did it or why, but everyone has a theory []

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

Left of Black [LeftOfBlack] [WATCH] Activists Take Back The Street Named After The Black Mayor Who Bombed MOVE [] via @Colorlines

michaelharriot [michaelharriot] Sure, the President might be a Russian spy but I feel like no one is looking at the bright side…

At least he’s a DUMB spy.

Pedro Noguera [PedroANoguera] Let’s acknowledge the contributions of Jim Banks to education: “The Father of Multicultural Education is retiring after 50 years. []

June Edmonds [JuneCarol_E] “Easter Islander asks British Museum to return statue of ancestor in emotional speech” []

David Bowles (Ocēlōtōn in Tlamatini) [DavidOBowles] I often read this question: “Why is Mexico spelled ‘México’ in Spanish, especially if in Nahuatl Mēxihco was pronounced [me: SHIʔ ko]? What’s up with that ‘x’?”

The answers given are usually partially right or totally wrong.

Guess what? I’m going to explain it to you. 1/???

Suede Santoro [suede_santoro] San – Morocco, North Africa
The oldest homosapien bones were found in Morocco belonging to the San around 300,000 years old. []

Sankofa TravelHer [SankofaTravelHr] In January 1856, Margaret Garner and her family escaped from KY to cross the OH but was captured. Margaret killed her daughter, than have her return to slavery. The book “Beloved” by Toni Morrison is based on the true story of Margaret Garner. []

The Crisis Magazine [thecrisismag] Under aerial attack, Doris Miller saw an abandoned Browning .50 caliber anti-aircraft machine gun on deck and immediately decided to fly in the face of segregation and military rules to help defend his ship and country. []#PearlHarbor#blackhistory[]

Najee Ali [NajeeAli] Denise Harlins the Aunt of Latasha Harlins has died. I can’t stop crying. I lost a dear friend and fellow activist. Denise represented the best of South Central Always fighting for justice after her niece’s cold blooded murder.She was always resilient with courage — feeling sad

Vezuchiy Fanashnikov [fanamokoena] The post-Apartheid regime has not challenged the history taught in schools. They have not embarked on corrective history. Children are learning modified Apartheid history. How do you trust a history written by a system designed to oppress you and render you effectively inferior

The Public Archive [public_archive] “African American studies cannot thrive solely on Twitter, television and tales of Black aristocrats.” []

BBC News (UK) [BBCNews] Contaminated blood scandal: We are sorry, says government []

SludgeLiife [SludgeMAG] My meditation for the day:
The end of a matter is better than it’s beginning and patience is better than pride

Quanta Magazine [QuantaMagazine] From the archives: Physicists have begun to explore the idea that mass and length may not be fundamental properties of nature. The hypothesis could help to avoid the conclusion that our world is just a weird bubble in an endlessly foaming multiverse. [][]

Hubble [NASAHubble] Hubble is back!!! At 9:00 PM EDT last night the spacecraft was returned to normal science operations, and at 2:10 AM EDT today it completed its first science observations since October 5. For more details: [][]

Open Culture [openculture] Download 67,000 Historic Maps (in High Resolution) from the Wonderful David Rumsey Map Collection [][]

Open Culture [openculture] Hear “Moby Dick” Read in Full by Benedict Cumberbatch, Stephen Fry, Tilda Swinton & More [][]

Rowena M. [RowenaMonde] I also love this one: Scent of Flower- Sakaki Bakuzan []

Rowena M. [RowenaMonde] Explore an Interactive, Online Version of Werner’s Nomenclature of Colours, a 200-Year-Old Guide to the Colors of the Natural World [] via @openculture

Rowena M. [RowenaMonde] Such a fantastic article. Thank you, ⁦@Comprehensophy0

The Illusion of Understanding []

Rowena M. [RowenaMonde] Currently rereading Wide Sargasso Sea. This is a good essay- Charlotte Brontë May Have Started the Fire, But Jean Rhys Burned Down the House [] via @lithub

Black Art Project [BlackArtProject] Review: The artwork of Adrian Piper makes a stern proclamation: ‘Everything will be taken away’ []

KYLE A.B. [kyalbr] Hi, I’m me.

And when I found out film scholars announced today that they restored an **1898** microfilm they believe is the earliest cinematic depiction of African-American love

did you fucking think that I *wouldn’t* immediately score it using IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK? []

NYFA [nyfacurrent] Self-taught black artists are making their way into major museums thanks to @SoulsGrownDeep. More via @artnet: []

Ronke Lawal [ronkelawal] “Disneyland has been granted a US trademark over the words “Hakuna matata” vide registration number 27006605. Hakuna Matata is a Kiswahili slogan meaning no problem, no worries.”

Capitalism is one hell of a drug. []

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan] They Couldn’t Find Beauty Tutorials for Dark Skin. So They Made Their Own. []

Reelblack [Reelblack] Eddie Murphy’s First TV Appearance (1981) [][]

André Naffis-Sahely [anaffissahely] My favourite debut poetry collection of 2018 was ‘Citizen Illegal’ by @_joseolivarez. A pensive, powerful and perfectly sculpted portrait of a Chicano in Chicago. I fell in love with his ‘Mexican Heaven’ series. Perfect publisher for it too, well done @haymarketbooks ! []

twheidmusic [twheidmusic] Download 569 Free Art Books from The Metropolitan Museum of Art [] via @openculture[]

Laughing Squid [LaughingSquid] The History of the Legendary ‘Amen Break’, The Most Sampled Loop in Music History [][]

Lisette Brodey [LisetteBrodey] The Art Institute of Chicago Puts 44,000+ Works of #Art Online: View Them in High Resolution [] via @openculture[]

Gon Ledezma Torres [gonharry] Download 15,000+ Free Golden Age Comics from the Digital Comic Museum [] vía @openculture

Dave Kehr [dave_kehr] Streaming is about to suck even more so please consider spending the time and money you save on supporting your local archives, film programs and rep theaters. They are the last line of defense.

Tindi Ronnie chris [tindironnieart] #Shecycler Art of tindi Ronnie Chris @tindironnieart@Tindicolours[]

ᔕTᑌᗪIO ᗩᑎᗩ ᗪ'ᗩᑭᑌᘔᘔO [studiodapuzzo] Dutch sculptor, Theo Jansen, has spent the last 28 years designing and building a series of wind-powered creatures called Strandbeests or ‘beach animals’ [][]

Ava DuVernay [ava] “In an era when African Americans were rarely in TV writers’ rooms, Mumford was committed to crafting fully realized black characters and combatting easy stereotypes. He battled Hollywood ageism in recent years, but continued to pitch and write scripts.” []

ᔕTᑌᗪIO ᗩᑎᗩ ᗪ'ᗩᑭᑌᘔᘔO [studiodapuzzo] The Waterfall #art#termitproject[]

Chuck D [MrChuckD] Charlie Murphy was that same dude he acted in every performance… I had heard those stories for years before Chappelle Show . Best storyteller ever alongside my own brother Eric. Charles Murphy was the best curser on the planet earth #Roosevelt R.I.P.

Ben Green [benzevgreen] This from @nytimes is the best cartogram of the US I’ve seen. How we portray the US shapes our political imagination; given the representation disparities of the Senate and Electoral College, more than ever we need to depict the US in units of population rather than land. []

Darryl Dickson-Carr [ProfDarryl] @irinibus All of this. One very kind and generous former student said I was a “triple threat” at these things, but each has been a struggle. I was fortunate enough to have a middle manager for a father and admin jobs in my youth. The rest was and is a struggle.

AnthonyDuhGre8t [DuhGreat] There’s been Black Men at the academic level, like Dr. Curry who relentlessly talk about issues pertaining to Black boys and Men, sexual abuse being one of them. Ya’ll just don’t listen to anything pertaining to us unless a Black Woman or a White Liberal says it.

Chuck D [MrChuckD] I said long ago The USA Government protects Black on Black crime in fact waters the seeds with gasoline, thus we are witnessing a inner uncivil war in a desert. Test me if you think it aint…. #TheGovernmentsResponsible[]

Dr. Asia Leeds [AsiaLeeds] White supremacy is genocidal. You do NOT have to love, make room for, or find middle ground with those who want you dead.

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan]
Fighting Poverty, Drugs and Even Violence, All on a Teacher’s Salary

Lamont Lilly [LamontLilly]
Anyone who claims to be “pro-worker” or better yet, an anti-capitalist, should definitely check out what’s going
do… [allafrica]
City Races to Move Families As Sea Swallows Homes:

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

Angus Johnston [studentactivism]
Okay. I’ve found it. The absolute culmination of the “we have to build bridges with the far right” argument.

Angus Johnston [studentactivism]
Henry Cadbury was a Quaker, and I’m sure he was a lovely man. But wow, was he wrong in a very familiar way.

Angus Johnston [studentactivism]
Among the anti-fascist tactics Cadbury condemned? Boycotts. He called them “war without bloodshed.”

Angus Johnston [studentactivism]
Astonishingly, Cadbury gave this speech to a conference of rabbis. It was not well-received.

Angus Johnston [studentactivism]
Rabbi Stephen Wise (who would, ironically, himself be later criticized for equivocation on anti-Nazi topics) repudi…

Angus Johnston [studentactivism]
Another rabbi basically said any talk of “loving” Hitler was pointless sophistry.

Angus Johnston [studentactivism]
That same rabbi on the moral and practical necessity for a diversity of tactics:

Angus Johnston [studentactivism]
(Same day, same page: American Baptist pastor says the appeal of Nazi antisemitism is grounded not in bigotry, but—…

Angus Johnston [studentactivism]
The conference released a statement repudiating Cadbury’s both-sidesism and insisting on the moral necessity of

the kinte space [KinteSpace]
Xi Jinping decides to abolish presidential term limits – Back to the old days

the kinte space [KinteSpace]
The Real Reason the Investor Class Hates Pensions – The New York Times <=

the kinte space [KinteSpace]
Oklahoma teacher strike: ‘I have 29 textbooks for 87 pupils’ – BBC News

This Is Africa [ThisIsAfricaTIA]
Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, South African an anti-apartheid activist and former wife to Nelson Mandela has died.

This Is Africa [ThisIsAfricaTIA]
Winnie Madikizela-Mandela remained unbowed throughout her life and will be remembered for her obstinance: “I’m not…

SchomburgCenter [SchomburgCenter]
Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, Anti-Apartheid Activist, Dies At 81

KatlehoMK 🇿🇦 [KatlehoMK]
14th June 1964 just after the Rivonia Treason Trial was the day a young Winnie Mandela took a conscious decision

Remember when Israel supported South Africa’s apartheid regime? Good times.

SchomburgCenter [SchomburgCenter]
U.S. Supreme Court rules against citizenship for African Americans with the Dred Scott decision (1857)…

Vusi Thembekwayo [VusiThembekwayo]
She sacrificed her family, raising her children, her health, her marriage, her career, her education, her community…

Jonathan Gilligan [jg_environ]
I was skeptical until I verified these clippings at
@nytimes. In 1934, influential religious figures in US argued t…

Ruth H. Hopkins [RuthHHopkins]
Ina Maka (Mother Earth) as an antidepressant

Kevin Eberman [Manager_of_it]
Which windowless American buildings are secret AT&T/NSA listening posts?

Quanta Magazine [QuantaMagazine]
From the archives: In the complex architecture that ferries fluids in plants and brains, scientists are finding
a m…

son of an asylum seeker, father of an immigrant [doctorow]
“Now for $75. The watch that replaces everything.” Casio C-80 (1975)

the kinte space [KinteSpace]

@doctorow .
@wasbuxton probably has this in his collection!😂

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Open Culture [openculture]
Download 243 Free eBooks on Design, Data, Software, Web Development & Business from O’Reilly Media…

Cave Canem [cavecanempoets]
Congratulations to all of the finalists for the
@LambdaLiterary awards, among them, Cave Canem fellows Dawn Lundy M…

Kwame Alexander [kwamealexander]
This afternoon I asked Ashley Bryan if he’d accomplished most of what he wanted to do in art and children’s literat…

Glory a.k.a #WellReadBlackGirl [guidetoglo]
Carrie Mae Weems: May Flower, 2002

juju jones [so_treu]
The VintageBlackLit toes feature archival images of Black books by Black authors, available at the
#Bloodroot teesp…

AfricanArtCollector [africanartmag]
Call For Applications: Halcyon Arts Lab Fellowship for Artists Addressing Social Justice, Civic Engagement, and

the kinte space [KinteSpace]
In Search of the Black Fantastic: Politics and Popular Culture in the Post-Civil Rights Era

the kinte space [KinteSpace]
Black Post-Blackness: The Black Arts Movement and Twenty-First-Century Aesthetics by Dr. Margo Crawford…

Hannah Goldfield [hannahgoldfield]
Queer Eye is fine but I would like a companion show with butch women helping straight women who want to feel comfor…

the kinte space [KinteSpace]

@agarwaen Heavy metal came *after* Jimi Hendrix. These artists were about the same age as Jimi Hendrix and mostly
not musicians.

soulPhoodie [soulphoodie]
Frederick Douglass On How Slave Owners Used Food As A Weapon Of Control

Mári 🇵🇷 (I'm Black. This isn't hard.) [_ItsMarisWorld_]
“Black women in this country are viewed as perfectly acceptable and desirable for taking care of other’s people

Kima Jones [kima_jones]
Since losing my father in September, people have been *surprised* when I say that he was my best friend because

Apollo Theater [ApolloTheater]
“To me we are the most beautiful creatures in the whole world. Black people. My job is to somehow make them curious…

the kinte space [KinteSpace]
Howard finesse: [don’t get your eyes cut]👀😬

the kinte space [KinteSpace]
Homeless at Howard

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@AncestralVoices Let’s get together with common sense: Africans fully functional means white men are l…

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@adannekaa There are too types of hurt black men: the ones that were protected by their functional mother and those…

Pan-African Alliance [PanAfricanUnity] United Nations Troops (Literally) Rape Black Men, Women, and Children with Impunity. And Its Time We Exposed It. 👉🏿 []

Jamil Smith [JamilSmith] FEMA is cutting Puerto Rico off from food and water aid. Doesn’t that seem premature? Amid the fracas about memos a… []

Al Jazeera News [AJENews] Why is Israel expelling thousands of African refugees? [] []

Al Jazeera English [AJEnglish] Authorities in Myanmar are starving Rohingya families to get them to flee the country, @Amnesty says… []

SF Bay View [sfbayview] Kwame Shakur brutally assaulted by guards at Pendleton Correctional Facility, Indiana [] []

Belinda Dodson [BelindaJDodson] Water, race and inequality in Cape Town. #CapeTownwatercrisis [] via @africasacountry

Left of Black [LeftOfBlack] .@LeftOfBlack Celebrates #BlackHistoryMonth@DukeU‘s @JasmineCobbPHD discusses her book ‘Picture Freedom Remakin… []

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Bresha Meadows, Teenage Girl Who Killed Her Abusive Father, Finally Freed After 10 Months in Jail | Democracy Now! []

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Female Uber drivers earn $1.24 per hour less than men: study – The Verge []

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Fake News Sharing In US Is a Rightwing Thing, Says Oxford Study @slashdot[]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] LA Times sold to local billionaire for $500M, ending strained tenure under owner of Chicago Tribune[] => @JuneCarol_E

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Why would Putin want Sweden?[] [Sweden is preparing for war?]

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the kinte space [KinteSpace] 5 Things You Need To Know About African History Before You Watch Black Panther! – YouTube []

the kinte space [KinteSpace] How Silicon Valley Came to Be a Land of ‘Bros’ – The New York Times []

Museum of the Bible [museumofBible] Artifact of the Day: Parts of the Holy Bible, Selected for the Use of the Negro Slaves (AKA “Slave Bible”) 1808. Th… []

UC [UofCalifornia] 1978: Barbara Christian, pioneering scholar of Afr. American literary feminism, is the 1st black woman to be grante… []

Paul Holdengraber [holdengraber] 🔳 Langston Hughes was born on this day, in 1902

‘I am so tired of waiting,
Aren’t you
For the world to become good… []

Cave Canem [cavecanempoets] Toi Derricotte and Cornelius Eady founded Cave Canem in 1996 to remedy the isolation of African American poets in t… []

University of Michigan Press [UofMPress] “Gathering Ground: A Reader Celebrating Cave Canem’s First Decade,” edited by Tori Derricotte and Cornelius Eady.… []

Jen Benka [jenbenka] “This refusal to speak about it (war & oppressive regimes) is transitory. Sooner or later we have to face it. We ha… []

US National Archives [USNatArchives] Sarah E. Goode was the first African American woman to be issued a United States #patent. She invented this cabinet… []

M.J. Mouton [MJ_Mouton] This is George Washington Carver. I like this picture because when you ask people about him they think of peanuts..… []

Jennifer Valentino-DeVries [jenvalentino] There are hundreds of phone apps that track location, texts and other data and make it available to would-be stalke… []

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Infographic: Asset Type Breakdown by Net Worth — My Money Blog [] <= @tonetalks, @BreakingBrown

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Cheetahs’ inner ear is one-of-a-kind, vital to high-speed hunting [] via @amnh @EurekAlert

the kinte space [KinteSpace] The largest number of scientists in modern U.S. history is running for office in 2018 [] via @HuffPostPol

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Nigerian man extradited from South Africa to the USA for e-mail scams []

the kinte space [KinteSpace] “Why the Web 3.0 Matters and you should know about it” by Matteo Gianpietro Zago []

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Drug companies submerged WV in opioids: One town of 3,000 got 21 million pills | Ars Technica []

Fermat's Library [fermatslibrary] The fifth hyperfactorial: 5⁵ × 4⁴ × 3³ × 2² × 1¹ = 86400000 milliseconds is exactly 1 day! []

Wataru Tenga [wataruen] “Most of what I saw in my Google file was information I already knew I had put in there, while my Facebook data con… []

Shadow and Act [shadowandact] Quincy Jones wants Donald Glover to play him in a 10-part television biopic [] []

Shadow and Act [shadowandact] ‘Across the Tracks’ tells the story of two sisters after one decides to pass for white in 1960s Georgia… []

Tiffany Price [THoodPrice] “My ancestors did not do what they did for me to feel small, beat-down, or little.” @LeahBMH on channeling your con… []

michael massenburg [mikemassenburg] Important to support this movement. Great work. []

medievalpoc [medievalpoc] The information around this work has changed slightly since I originally posted it several years ago.
Unknown; prev… []

Tananarive Due [TananariveDue] Only 2 WEEKS until the deadline! Writers of color: study speculative fiction with me or fiction/poetry/essay with g… []

Jepchumba [digitalafrican] Keya Tama investigates the culture of the symbolic image [] []

Print magazine [printmag] BFI launches vast free online archive of #animation, exploring a century of British cartoons via @itsnicethat[]

Open Culture [openculture] The American Novel Since 1945: A Free Yale Course on Novels by Nabokov, Kerouac, Morrison, Pynchon & More… []

Left of Black [LeftOfBlack] Reading: James Mtume’s Unsung Merely Scratches The Surface Of His Legacy — by @erickablount [] via @ShadowLeagueTSL

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Poem: In That Other Fantasy Where We Live Forever by Poet Wanda Coleman [] via @4blackthen

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Nigerian Comic Artist and Illustrator Mohammed Agbadi – AFRICAN DIGITAL ART [] @digitalafrican

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Dawn of Thunder: Nigerian 3D Animation Short FIlm [] #Kolawole Olarewajo #Komotion Studios

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Egyptians showing interest in Chinese literature []

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the kinte space [KinteSpace] my imagination
is pushing
my anticipation
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’til we’re somewhere
sharing fantasy
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Rowena M. [RowenaMonde] “Life is political, not because the world cares about how you feel, but because the world reacts to what you do.”-… []

BBC Africa [BBCAfrica] One of the world’s leading investigators into the illegal trade in ivory and rhino horn has been killed in Kenya.… []

The Kore: Reloaded [Reloaded_Kore]#Bronx principal probed after creating hostile environment for black teachers, students: ‘She’s a #racist‘… []

Bryan D. Wilhite [BryanWilhite] Coca-Cola sucks wells dry in Chiapas, forcing residents to buy water []

Frank Deale [fdeale] The State of the American Debt Slaves []

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan] More adults now share their living space, driven in part by parents living with their adult children []

Bob Weiss [BobWeiss91362] My daughter was brutally murdered in a mass school shooting. What makes you think your child won’t be next. I don… []

Bree Newsome [BreeNewsome] The official GOP position is that police are an incorruptible force when it comes to patrolling Black neighborhoods… []

Ari Costello [AriCostello] Democrats and centrists, as a bourgeois party, believe that one must gain a majority in order to seize back power.… []

Jan McVicker [JanMcVicker] I’m a Stanford professor accused of being part of a ‘terrorist group’. McCarthyism is back | David Palumbo-Liu []

Left of Black [LeftOfBlack] NFL Exec Predicted Black Player Activism and The Pitfalls of Backlash in 1966 Memo [] via @colorlines

Shane Morris [IamShaneMorris] Tom Brady and Cam Newton acted identically after losing the Super Bowl.

Neither shook hands with the opposing QB o… []

Jemisha [JemiSHaaaZzz] In 1944 a sixteen-year-old black student in Columbus, Ohio, won an essay contest on the theme ‘What to Do with Hitl… []

BlackStudies at Duke [DukeAAAS] Film’s Overlooked Histories: Charles Burnett and the L.A. Rebellion — by Chris Robé [] via @PopMatters

The Crisis Magazine [thecrisismag] How White Women Shaped White Supremacy. [] via @Jezebel []

Jan McVicker [JanMcVicker] How White Supremacy Forgot the Women []

BlackStudies at Duke [DukeAAAS] MSU uses $1.5M Mellon Foundation grant to build massive slave trade database []

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan] The First Abolitionists — ‘Abolitionism is often depicted as an ineffectual campaign led by white liberals, but i… []

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan] “…the first enslaved African in Mass. was the property of the schoolmaster of Harvard. Yale funded its first gra… []

City Press Online [City_Press] Black South Africans only directly own 1.2% of the country’s rural land and 7% of formally registered property in t… []

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan] How the Black Panther Party Used Street Art to Spread Their Message [] #BlackHistoryMonth

Lamont Lilly [LamontLilly] Beyond Berets: The Black Panthers as Health Activists | by Sis. Mary T. Bassett, MD [] []

BlackStudies at Duke [DukeAAAS] Beyond the Slave Trade, the Cadaver Trade — by @DainaRameyBerry []

BlackStudies at Duke [DukeAAAS] Black Farmers Reviving Their African Roots: “We Are Feeding Our Liberation” [] via @yesmagazine

blackwomenintech [BWiTLA] From Community College to NASA []

Tara [taraw] Mary Jackson #NASA‘s first black female #engineer has a school named after her by the Salt Lake City School Board o… []

BlackStudies at Duke [DukeAAAS] When the Eyes Move, The Eardrums Move, Too: ““It’s like the brain is saying, ‘I’m going to move the eyes, I better… []

Natalie Wolchover [nattyover] For the first time, cosmologists have shown how a universe could theoretically bounce, giving new life into an unde… []

Left of Black [LeftOfBlack] First Person: My Mother’s Heart Disease Taught Me That Racially Biased Healthcare Is Deadly [] via @CassiusLife_

Quanta Magazine [QuantaMagazine] ICYMI: Viruses jump to new host species more often than anyone guessed. What’s that mean for emerging disease threa… []

Open Culture [openculture] See The Guidonian Hand, the Medieval System for Reading Music, Get Brought Back to Life [] []

Open Culture [openculture] Download 502 Free Art Books from The Metropolitan Museum of Art [] []

Chase Vines [ChaseVines21] Christopher Priest is considered by many to be a legend in the comics Industry. He was the co creator of the series… []

The Answer-Man 🚀 [ebonstorm] “Black Panther, White Avengers” @ebonstorm []

Left of Black [LeftOfBlack] Ambitious, Thought-Provoking and Utterly Bizarre, Boots Riley’s Sorry to Bother You Was the Most Mind-Blowing Movie… []

Shadow and Act [shadowandact] New documentary celebrates legacy of Reginald F. Lewis, the first Black, billion-dollar dealmaker… []

Tananarive Due [TananariveDue] I am sooooo happy about the blessings coming @tayari’s way. After you read An American Marriage, go back and read L… []

Alondra Nelson [alondra] Great title, urgent discussion: Ending the [] Hunger Games []

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan] ‘One day in late January 1962, a group of artists — known as the African Jazz-Art Society & Studios — staged a fas… []

BlackStudies at Duke [DukeAAAS] ‘In her book Black Post Blackness…[Margo] Crawford endeavors to replace post-black with Black Post-Blackness, for… []

Cave Canem [cavecanempoets] Congratulations to Cave Canem fellow Marcus Wicker, whose collection “Silencer” just received the 2018 Arnold Adoff… []

Rowena M. [RowenaMonde] Library book haul []

Rowena M. [RowenaMonde] Watch this! I learned a lot []

Boogie [naima] I just want to publicly give thanks that Quincy D Jones was still here to give us these two articles and make this… []

reparations now [angrynegritx] As someone with a non-black mother who regular partakes in anti-blackness that goes unchecked by my father and exte… []

AlexBertulisFernande [alexbertanades] Last week one of my art teachers suggested I ‘dial down the feminism.’ Today I showed him my newest piece: []

Mr. Drinks On Me [Mr_DrinksOnMe] The only two white actors in Black Panther are Martin Freeman, who played Bilbo Baggins, and Andy Serkis who played… []

blackwomenintech [BWiTLA] Why These Three Southern Cities Attract The Most Black Entrepreneurs []

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan] The top 10 places people are moving, and how their choices differ by race[]

Left of Black [LeftOfBlack] Israel’s Attempt to Forcibly Remove Thousands of African Migrants Hit a Snag As Pilots, Crew Members Refuse to Part… []

Michael Bueckert 🌹 [mbueckert] So… Israel endorsed a resolution to revise the narrative of the Rwanda genocide in a way that erases Hutu victims… []

Ben Norton [BenjaminNorton] Dystopian: An Israeli legal group is suing two New Zealanders for the horrific crime of writing an open letter call… []

Joy Reid [JoyAnnReid] Who’s writing the Democrats’ talking points? The problem isn’t “kicking the can down the road.” It’s the fact that… []

BlackStudies at Duke [DukeAAAS] What I’m Working On: Financial Divisions in South Africa — @DukeAAAS Prof. Anne-Maria Makhulu aka @DrMackMack expl… []

Anil Dash [anildash] I’m in favor of immigrants who come to America to not do anything remarkable, who just hang out & sometimes spend t… []

terrycrews [terrycrews] “Until Haiti spoke… no Christian nation had abolished slavery.

Until she spoke… the slave trade was sanctioned by… []

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

“1804: The Hidden History of Hai… []

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan] Nobody’s shithole: @GabbyBellot looks at the history of vilifying Haiti and the Caribbean, from Pat Robertson to Do… []

BlackStudies at Duke [DukeAAAS] To trace the history of sugar is to draw a map of destruction — by @NatHopkinson [] via @HuffPost @crichlow

Ruth H. Hopkins [RuthHHopkins] On January 23 1870, the U.S. Army massacred +200 Piegan Blackfeet in Montana. They were mostly women, children & elders. #TheMariasMassacre

Ruth H. Hopkins [RuthHHopkins] The U.S. Army ambushed the Blackfeet encampment while the men were out hunting & after the U.S. government had promised to protect them.

Ruth H. Hopkins [RuthHHopkins] The U.S. Army captured ~140 Blackfeet after the slaughter, & then released them without horses, food or clothes. Most froze to death.

Tananarive Due [TananariveDue] In 1944, 15-year-old Willie James Howard of Live Oak, FL wrote a love note to a white girl. Her father & another wh… []

Tananarive Due [TananariveDue] My family history with the real-life #Dozier School in Marianna, FL, where my great-uncle Robert Stephens died in 1… []

medievalpoc [medievalpoc] Portrait Bust of a Woman with Turban
Italy (c. 1690s)
Polychrome Marble, 66 cm.
København, Nationalmuseet, Ethnogra… []

Steven Strogatz [stevenstrogatz] Simpler Math Tames the Complexity of Microbe Networks [] by Jordana Cepelewicz via @QuantaMagazine

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JulieDash [JulieDash] We lost a gracious gentleman. The father of South African Jazz, may he rest in POWER! Vertamae Smart-Grosvenor’s be… []

LACMA [LACMA] LACMA’s short film “Wild Wild West: A Beautiful Rant” by Mark Bradford, directed by Dime Davis, is an official sele… []

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan] Southern Symbols — Dr. Deirdre Cooper Owens: “Of Monuments and Men” — discusses the legacy of James Marion Sims,… []

Wilson Morales [blackfilm] Tonight at 9pm.on @PBSAmerMasters is Sighted Eyes / Feeling Heart, a feature length doc on playwright Lorraine Hans… []

The 7th Matrix [The7thMatrix] Melanin Has Become The Most Precious Commodity In The Sci-Fi Short Film ‘WHITE’ By A. Sayeeda Clarke… []

Shadow and Act [shadowandact] A #BlackPanther movie ALMOST happened in the mid-90’s — featuring @wesleysnipes. Here’s why it never happened.… []

Robert Macfarlane [RobGMacfarlane] Word of the day: “arborescent” – manifoldly branching in structure; tree-like; growing & branching from a central t… []

SludgeLiife [SludgeMAG] Interview with The Final Poet. #timeless []

Tananarive Due [TananariveDue] MY NEW SHORT STORY, “The Reformatory,” just went online in the @BostonReview! (From my novel-in-progress based on t… []

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Sister Outrider [ClaireShrugged] “There’s an orthodoxy you’re supposed to conform to, and if you don’t, you become a bad, evil person, and it doesn’… []

Heidi N Moore [moorehn] Re-upping this excellent, insightful BBC video piece, “Why Are Women Biased Against Women?” What #TimesUp and… []

Ruth H. Hopkins [RuthHHopkins] Lowkey looking forward to being an eccentric old lady who lives in the middle of nowhere with my plants and animals… []

Tay Zonday [TayZonday] I have said VERY mean things to my household appliances when they don’t work. If a U.S. constitutional amendment ev… []