I try to learn electronics and programming in my free time, but those projects move very slowly.
"Criterion has taken down paywalls on essential African American Cinema. You can now watch them FOR FREE. No excuses.
"My personal favorites would be: BLACK PANTHERS, LOSING GROUND, PORTRAIT OF JASON, DAUGHTERS OF THE DUST, and DOWN IN THE DELTA -- also all by female filmmakers."
Libraries have never needed permission to lend books, but publishers are trying to change that in their suit against the Internet Archive https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20200604/01241444641/major-publishers-sue-internet-archives-digital-library-program-midst-pandemic.shtml
theory: system of a down has aged incredibly well because all of their lyrics read exactly like posts you would read on the tl
exhibit 1: my cock is much bigger than yours. my cock can walk right through the door.
exhibit 2: revolution, the only solution, the armed response of an entire nation. we've taken all your shit, now it's time for restitution
Also bandcamp is waiving their end of fees again today.
Here is a list of over a thousand black artists on bandcamp you can support:
US federal gov has been giving native tribes ridiculously short timelines for submitting complex paperwork for receiving COVID funding, while tribal leaders go "we can't deal with your white bullshit during a pandemic"
as a result, almost no funding has been distributed yet
come on y'all when folk engaged in resistance ask for help identifying fascists you gotta boost that shit if you can't give an answer.
is the proud boy (or related) look du jour still high white socks with bright white sneakers?
26-year-old indigenous woman Chantel Moore was fatally shot by police in "New Brunswick, Canada" yesterday morning during a wellness check (where cops detain "random" people or enter their homes to "take their temperature" (beat and murder them)
“Facing a slew of media requests asking about how protests might be a risk for COVID-19 transmission, a group of infectious disease experts at the University of Washington, with input from other colleagues, drafted a collective response. In an open letter published Sunday, they write that “protests against systemic racism, which fosters the disproportionate burden of COVID-19 on Black communities and also perpetuates police violence, must be supported.”
putting a list together of stuff that i should have learned in high school, but if it had been taught, any one of my high school history teachers would have been fired the next day just for teaching it, even if they only used government documents as source material:
-assassination of Fred Hampton
-1921 Tulsa massacre
-FBI letter to MLK telling him to kill himself
I like old computers, pulp sci-fi and comic books
he/him & they/them
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