Welcome June, the unofficial beginning of summer (the solstice is only three weeks away …)! Celebrate by getting you mental corn popping 🙂
Brett Samuels reports that Biden to sign policing order on second anniversary of George Floyd’s death. The Hill
Anthony Conwright explains the trouble with white fragility discourse. African American Policy Forum
Seth Freed Wessler reports that Erin Edwards warned that a new grain elevator would disrupt sacred Black history. Her employer deleted her findings. ProPublica
Barbara Ransby: Black feminism insists that we not take the attack on “Roe” as an isolated issue. Truthout
Acacia Coronado and Jim Vertuno: gunman kills 19 children, 2 teachers in Texas school rampage. Associated Press
Luis Noe-Bustamante, Neil G. Ruiz, Mark Hugo Lopez, and Khadijah Edwards: about a third of Asian Americans have changed their daily routines over concerns about threats and attacks. Pew Research
John Sudworth reveals the faces from China’s Uygher detention camps. BBC
Chris Brown reports that somehow, cherished Blackfoot items ended up in Devon, England. Now, they’re heading home. CBC
Laverne Cox honoured as first transgender Barbie. BBC
Rob Picheta and Hafsa Khalil report that we’re finally learning more about long covid. CNN
Brigid Schulte says it’s not your job to fix your work stress. Slate
Clark Quinn recommends the late adopter strategy. Learnlets
Guy Kawasaki interviews Zoe Chance: writer, teacher, researcher and climate philanthropist. The Remarkable People Podcast
Ali Sundermier announces that superconducting x-ray laser reaches operating temperature colder than outer space. Phys.org
A simple but compelling question: where does the candle wax go? SciShow
Linda Geddes: scientists create tomatoes genetically edited to bolster vitamin D levels. The Guardian
Helena Horton reports that an ancient forest found at bottom of huge sinkhole in China. The Guardian
Thank you for taking the time to visit, and I hope you found something to inspire a future creative project.
I should be posting my next chapter update this weekend.
Until then, be well and stay safe; be kind and stay strong. The world needs your stories!