It’s time to gear up for the busy holiday weekend by getting your mental corn popping!
Nicquel Terry Ellis and Eva McKend: Black parents say movements to ban critical race theory is ruining their children’s education. CNN
Nylah Burton explains what we lose when we focus on whiteness in interracial relationships. Refinery 29
Gary Younge: what covid taught us about racism—and what we need to do now. The Guardian
Princess Weekes and Yhara Zayd celebrate Gabrielle Union (Gab the GOAT) and offer an F-U to colorism and tokenism. Melina Pendulum
Clara Pasieka: Popular N.W.T. tourist attraction becomes on-the-land healing camp. CBC
Dan Ninham: Boozhoo! Ojibwe-speaking puppets hit the airwaves. Indian Country Today
Dorothy Stewart interviews legendary Abenaki filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin: much more profound than hope. CBC
Sarah N. Lynch reports that abuse survivors reach $380 million settlement with USA Gymnastics. Reuters
Sudbury’s Laurentian University to get provincial bailout as members of board of governors resign. CBC
Three types of identity crisis (and how to deal with them). Like Stories of Old
Matthew Blackman: does law exist to provide moral order? JSTOR Daily
Diana explains what Schrödinger’s cat really means. Physics Girl
Sierra Garcia reports on the process of destroying “forever chemicals” for good. JSTOR Daily
Elisa Shoenberger says, go ahead, call your dog your “fur baby.” Science supports you. Slate
Thanks for visiting. I hope you found something to inspire a future creative project.
Merry Christmas, all!
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