It’s time to get your mental corn popping. Yeah, it’s also Canada Day, but I’m not celebrating.
Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor reveals the secret history of Black uprisings. The New Yorker
Ryan Eneas and Theresa Kliem contributed to this report: Cowessess First Nation finds hundreds of unmarked graves at Marieval Residential School in Saskatchewan. CBC
David A. Robertson: “My grandmother’s sister had a name. It was Maggie.” The Toronto Star
A history of Indigenous languages — and how to revitalize them | Lindsay Morcom TED
Shira Pinson: WWII codebreaker Alan Turing becomes the first gay man on a British bank note. NBC News
Jim Downs: how Jonathan Ned Katz rediscovered Eve Adams, the radical lesbian activist. The New Yorker
Life on Saturn’s moons? Not as we know it. Dr. Becky
Patrick Roberts excerpts from his latest book: how ancient societies reimagined what cities could be. The Guardian
Colin Packham: UN irks Australia by recommending that the Great Barrier Reef be listed “in danger.” Reuters
Thank you for taking the time to stop by, and I hope you took away something to inspire a future creative project.
This weekend, I should be posting my next chapter update for June.
Until then, be well and stay safe, be kind, and stay strong. The world needs your stories!