Welcome to thoughty Thursday. You know what tomorrow is 😀 Rev up for the weekend by getting your mental corn popping!
Yordanos Eyoel and Aimee Allison report that women of color are the undercapitalized warriors of American democracy. The Hill
Lil’ Wayne: mental health doesn’t discriminate. Uncomfortable conversations with Emmanuel Acho
Eva Fedderly introduces us to the Black architects who built New Orleans. Architectural Digest
Kevin Waite reveals the little-known history of how slavery infiltrated California and the American West. The Conversation
Critical race theory. Khadija Mbowe
Ethan Sawyer reports that six more First Nations in BC launch investigation into residential school sites. CBC
Anne Applebaum believes that liberal democracy is worth a fight. The Atlantic
Robert Fife and Steven Chase: Canada working “closely” with allies on evacuation from Kabul amid “extremely fluid” situation. The Globe and Mail
Kait Hanson: 10 girls on Afghanistan’s robotics team rescued. NBC News
Death toll reaches nearly 2,000 after Haiti’s earthquake. BBC
Brianna Milord: after the earthquake, a mayor in Haiti struggles to console his town. The New Yorker
Desmond Brown: University of Guelph to establish Indigenous research lab, unique at a Canadian university. CBC
Course aims to keep Stoney language alive for years to come. CBC
Rose Minutaglio introduces us to Annie Vang, the woman who created an app to save her endangered language. Elle
Bob Yirka: analysis of returned Stonehenge core sample helps explain megalith’s durability. Phys.org
Physics Girl compares battery and hydrogen electric cars.
Sierra Garcia: tidal power is the forgotten renewable resource. JSTOR Daily
Why some species team up to survive. In our nature | It’s okay to be smart
Benji Jones reports that animals are shrinking. Blame climate change. Vox
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Until next tipsday, be well and stay safe; be kind and stay strong; the world needs your stories!