Let’s get your mental corn popping people!
Becky Sullivan: family and civil rights leaders mourn Andrew Brown Jr. at funeral. NPR
Emily Shapiro and Marlene Lenthang: Atlanta officer fired after fatally shooting Rayshard Brooks has been reinstated. CBS News
Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor considers the emerging movement for police and prison abolition. The New Yorker
Mohammed Elnaiem: the “deviant” African genders that colonialism condemned. JSTOR Daily
Paulina Cachero and Olivia B. Waxman compile 11 moments from Asian American history you should know. Time
Lam Thuy Vo: when their community suffered, these Asian Americans stepped up (where the government didn’t). Documented
Krystal Vasquez says, a disability shouldn’t be a death sentence during a natural disaster. Environmental Health News
Dhruv Khullar takes us inside India’s covid-19 surge. The New Yorker
Erica X Eisen reveals Georgian Britain’s anti-vaxxer movement: “The mark of the beast.” The Public Domain Review
Richard A Friedman says, you might be depressed now, but don’t underestimate your resilience. The New York Times
Why the Millennial vs. GenZ war needs to end. The Take
Kim Fahner: Laurentian is in pieces—those pieces need to be put back together with care. Sudbury.com
More Ingenuity. This time with sound! NASA JPL
Morgan McFall-Johnsen reports that SpaceX has safely landed four astronauts in the ocean for NASA, completing the US’s longest human spaceflight. Insider
Taylor Lorenz: what is cheugy? You’ll know it when you see it. The New York Times
Dorothy Woodend: “Mother Trees” are real. They model sharing and generosity. The Tyee
Why are we warm blooded? It’s okay to be smart
GDT nature photographer of the year 2021. The Guardian
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