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Out of Philly: ANTI-KY-THE/RA | Black Quantum Futurism

The mysterious Antikythera Mechanism, an astrolabe known as the first

computer, was recovered in 82 fragments from a sunken shipwreck off the island of Antikythera around 1900.

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Understanding Black Studies in Germany

By Meredith Bower

After our morning with Stefanie-Lahya Aukongo, we stopped for a quick lunch then made our way to Humboldt University to hear from… 955 more words

FemGeniuses In Berlin

The Black Radical Tradition

To understand blackness, one can begin with the context set by The Black Radical Tradition. Scholars have argued that enslaved African peoples have transferred and edited “historical, cultural, and moral materials” as an ongoing shared resource (Interview). 962 more words

Politics

Academic Freedom When our Dialogues are 140 characters or less

Have you heard about Saida Grundy? She was to start a new job at Boston University as an assistant professor this summer. So far, she still will. 686 more words

Teaching

My Talk: "The Gospel of W.E.B. Du Bois: The Radical Savior of His People"

I will be delivering a lecture on Sunday May 17 at the Center for Marxist Education in Cambridge. I am pretty darn excited about my work on Du Bois, black radicalism, and religion. 213 more words

DuBois

GoFundMe Research on black identity in Puerto Rico

http://dulcinegradelamota.tumblr.com/post/116134845072/gofund-my-besty-s-research-black-identity-in-p

My name is Michaela and I am a Master’s student in the Latin American Studies program at UT Austin. This summer I plan on examining the presence (or absence) of Black identity formation and resistance in Loiza and Carolina, Puerto Rico.

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Black People

Tumblr, the land of proactive conversations around race, gender, body, and sexuality constructs, poverty, and so forth. Also the land of little to no reading comprehension skills and denial but thats neither here nor there.

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