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]


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


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


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


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


Zemedeneh Negatu [Zemedeneh]

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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Michael W. Twitty [KosherSoul]
I am sad to report that my grandfather, Gonze Lee Twitty, aged 99, a founder of the Federation of Southern Cooperat… [twitter.com]


Laura Seay [texasinafrica]
When I teach the Iran Contra Affair and Oliver North to intro IR students, they stare at me in total disbelief. Lik… [twitter.com]


Ajamu Baraka [ajamubaraka]
Most people don’t realize that 1968 was a pivotal year for counterrevolution in the U.S. and Western Europe. The ca… [twitter.com]


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


Howard Rambsy II [blackstudies]
“I’m writing about school segregation in one of the most liberal cities in the country where the mayor, who’s marri… [twitter.com]


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


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


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


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


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


Open Culture [openculture]
How Information Overload Robs Us of Our Creativity: What the Scientific Research Shows [goo.gl] [twitter.com]


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Kamala Harris [SenKamalaHarris]
Wanted to share a photo of some of the beautiful artwork I have in my office. The two pieces behind me are called “… [twitter.com]


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


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


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


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


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


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


the kinte space [KinteSpace]

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


the kinte space [KinteSpace]
because he is younger than me @MaronzioVance mixes up Dance Hall with Reggae but does not confuse The Soul Stone wi… [twitter.com]


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


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


Candice Frederick [ReelTalker]
Why is everything so expensive?


the kinte space [KinteSpace]

@ReelTalker Warning! Man-splain mode! The U.S. is losing it’s reserve currency status which means the deficit “we”… [twitter.com]


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


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


the kinte space [KinteSpace]

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


MJ Rymsza-Pawlowska [malgorzatar]
Look, I’ve lived in Illinois and seen a lot of Lincolns in my time but this is maybe one of the most unusual? C. 19… [twitter.com]


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


the kinte space [KinteSpace]

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


Josh Myers [ddehewty]
When someone says five minutes and you have to figure out if it’s five minutes or five Black minutes…


the kinte space [KinteSpace]

@ddehewty And this shit is really sad because we are known for our rhythm which means we can keep time with precision when we get free.😟🐒


✰Eileen Z. Fuentes✰ [EileenZFuentes]
‘The Gig Economy’ Is the New Term for Serfdom
[truthdig.com]


Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan]
Walmart is raising wages, but its plans to use more gig labor and automation put workers at a disadvantage,…
[twitter.com]


Antonio Moore [tonetalks]
Virtually nowhere in the United States do black boys grow up to earn incomes equivalent to white boys raised in the…
[twitter.com]


Black History Heroes [HistoryHeroes]
Judge Suspends Release of Herman Bell, Elderly Black Panther Jailed 45 Years, Amid Police Pressure
[democracynow.org] via
@democracynow


The Atlantic [TheAtlantic]
Ten years after Brown v. Board of Education, King condemned how little had changed in the nation’s classrooms…
[twitter.com]


Candice Frederick [ReelTalker]
For
@harpersbazaarus I interviewed Sandra Oh, who’s found a role that’s empowered her unlike any other on the amazi…
[twitter.com]


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


Sisonke Msimang [Sisonkemsimang]
I’ve written a lot about
#WinnieMandela this week. My final piece is for South Africans – because whether you like…
[twitter.com]


Emmanuel TUYISHIMIRE [DeveloperNuel]
24 Years Ago April, 7 1994 around 7 AM my Parent and uncle were killed during Genocide Against Tustsi. I used to pr…
[twitter.com]


ProfTinyiko Maluleke [ProfTinyiko]
Thanks to
#UJ for valorizing indigenous knowledge by honouring
#EstherMahlangu with an honorary doctorate. No one d…
[twitter.com]


Mldwrites [MichelleDuster]
My great-grandmother
#Idabwells was one of the founders of the
@NAACP. It’s
#Idastime to have a monument in her ho…
[twitter.com]


Crimes of Britain [crimesofbrits]
Irish people were drawn as monkeys by British publications in the 1800s.
[twitter.com]


Bree Newsome [BreeNewsome]
The idea that MLK was “moving beyond the issue of race” in late 60s is incorrect. He actually argued that systemic…
[twitter.com]


the kinte space [KinteSpace]

@BreeNewsome Even the most basic analysis of the lyrical content of 90’s gangsta rap proves MLK correct: munitions,…
[twitter.com]


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


the kinte space [KinteSpace]

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


Dr. HerbSistah [DrHerbSistah]
Did u know that your Grandmother carried u inside her
#womb? A female
#fetus is born with all the eggs she will ha…
[twitter.com]


Tadias Magazine [TadiasNews]
How Ethiopic Script Was Introduced to Modern Computers: Interview with Fesseha Atlaw
[tadias.com] [twitter.com]


Local 4 WDIV Detroit [Local4News]
Michigan’s stink bug season could be worse than last year, experts say
[bit.ly]


The New York Times [nytimes]
Many people taking antidepressants are saying they cannot quit because of withdrawal symptoms they were never warne…
[twitter.com]


#Science and #Tech [Sci_Tweet]
The Illustrated Medicinal Plant Map of the United States of America (1932): Download It in High Resolution…
[twitter.com]


Dr. Bryony DuPont [BryonyDuPont]
When I told my high school calculus teacher I wanted to study aerospace engineering because I loved physics and spa…
[twitter.com]


Standing Rock Sioux [StandingRockST]

#DAPL leaks under 2% of the pipeline flow rate (570K barrels/day) cannot be detected, an 11K barrel oil spill would…
[twitter.com]


Zemedeneh Negatu [Zemedeneh]
Here’s an impressive achievement:
#Ethiopia’s massive $5.0 billion “Grand Renaissance Dam”, on the world’s longest…
[twitter.com]


the kinte space [KinteSpace]
500 years of Mississippi flood data shows things have gotten worse
[arstechnica.com]


the kinte space [KinteSpace]
DATA IN. BRILLIANCE OUT. Visualize and Share Your Data in Minutes—For Free
[public.tableau.com] =>
@tonetalks
[twitter.com]


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


Open Culture [openculture]
Discover the Life & Work of Stanley Kubrick in a Sweeping Three-Hour Video Essay
[goo.gl] [twitter.com]


Open Culture [openculture]
Junot Díaz’s Syllabi for His MIT Writing Classes, and the Novels on His Reading List
[goo.gl] [twitter.com]


Open Culture [openculture]
The Paintings of Akira Kurosawa
[goo.gl] [twitter.com]


Open Culture [openculture]
Stream a 144-Hour Discography of Classic Jazz Recordings from Blue Note Records: Miles Davis, Art Blakey, John Colt…
[twitter.com]


Jepchumba [digitalafrican]
Nkyinkyim: The Ancestor Project that uses Sculpture
[africandigitalart.com] [twitter.com]


Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan]
Dr. Deirdre Cooper Owens, Professor, Department of History at Queens College, CUNY discusses the legacy of James Ma…
[twitter.com]


Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan]
Rare Book and Manuscript Library at University of Illinois acquires papers of poet
@HakiMadhubuti and Third World P…
[twitter.com]


Atlanta Black Star [ATLBlackStar]
UK Museum Rejects Ethiopia’s Demand for Return of Stolen Treasures, But Offers to Loan Them Back…
[twitter.com]


Wilson Morales [blackfilm]
Teaser Trailer To ‘Mr. Soul!’ – Doc on Ellis Haizlip groundbreaking Talk Show – directed by Melissa Haizlip and Sam…
[twitter.com]


Left of Black [LeftOfBlack]
“If improvisation means using intuition and risk in the present moment, there have been few musicians who took tha…
[twitter.com]


Agarwaën  ☭ 🏴 [agarwaen]
Is it about black metal ?
[twitter.com]


the kinte space [KinteSpace]
Sketching with Kami Awori | Native Instruments
[youtube.com] @kamiawori <=
@megafunkmega


soulPhoodie [soulphoodie]
Frederick Douglass On How Slave Owners Used Food As A Weapon Of Control
[n.pr] [twitter.com]


soulPhoodie [soulphoodie]
How the U.S. Military Brought Soul Food to the World | Essay | Zócalo Public Square
[bit.ly]
[twitter.com]


soulPhoodie [soulphoodie]
Metro Buses Converted Into Mobile Food Markets For Low Income Neighborhoods:
[bit.ly] [twitter.com]


Salma Seti [SalmaDey]
You can’t be a needing help ass nigga and complain about feminism. You can’t desire a dependent woman with independ…
[twitter.com]


Ruth H. Hopkins [RuthHHopkins]
Lately I’ve been getting a sneaking suspicion that all men think about is sex and that they will say pretty much an…
[twitter.com]


the kinte space [KinteSpace]

@RuthHHopkins As an actual man of words (poetry) it was a horrible revelation to see that many women learn to have…
[twitter.com]


the kinte space [KinteSpace]

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


the kinte space [KinteSpace]

@KNeferhetep
@AncestralVoices Let’s get together with common sense: Africans fully functional means white men are l…
[twitter.com]


the kinte space [KinteSpace]
young bruh, my daughter has to listen to phrases like “hyper-pigmentation” spoken solemnly and seriously by (slight…
[twitter.com]