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ICE's Modern Slave Ring; African Governments and Social Media Ban

How's that AC unit treating you in this summer heat? So I'm experimenting a bit and keeping this week
ICE's Modern Slave Ring; African Governments and Social Media Ban
By Hipsternomics  • Issue #31 • View online
How’s that AC unit treating you in this summer heat? So I’m experimenting a bit and keeping this week’s letter short and a mix of stories here in the US and across the seas in Africa. Let me know what you think!

Bloggers be like...
Bloggers be like...
Africa's history of losing soccer talent to Europe
🙅🏿‍♂️ For Da Culture 🤴🏾
‘African American Portraits: Photographs From the 1940s and 1950s’ on Exhibit at NYC MET
Barack Obama Mandela lecture on universal basic income, inequality
What Else I Found Interesting
- Uber brings the corner store vibes as it plans to allow riders to buy (or take free) snacks, confectionaries, chargers while en-route to your destination. Drivers get $1 per every item sold. 🚗💸
Amazon’s Prime Day broke records this year, even also boosted sales across the broader U.S. e-commerce industry by 54%. Target, Walmart, eBay, among others benefitted.
MoviePass competitor Sinemia debuts $3.99 movie plans and discounts on its family plans of $9, lowering prices to further compete with AMC & MoviePass.
Former President Barack Obama has blessed us with his summer reading list of African Books, which includes some new and some old books. I’ll be sure to scoop a couple of these!
This weekend’s brief was written at the Breukelen Coffee House, in Brooklyn, while listening to Buddy’s latest album “Harlan & Alondra”. This is a dope hip-hop album by a SoCal artist, very lyrical and similar vibes to Saba, Isaiah Rashad. #NoMumbleRap.
Thank you for reading through this weekend’s brief! Hope you found some interesting articles to spark your next summer happy hour, coffee date, or summer BBQ. Which article did you find most interesting this week?
Cheers,
Valentine
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