Happy Friday eve 🙂 It’s time to get your mental corn popping!
Daniel Prude protest in Rochester ends, but organizers vow to return. Democrat & Chronicle
David K. Li reports that an independent probe accuses police and paramedics of wrongdoing in the death of Elijah McClain. NBC News
Marcus P. Nevius delves into the legacy of racial hatred behind the January 6 insurrection. JSTOR Daily
Erin Blakemore: Black women have been writing history for over a century. JSTOR Daily
Katelyn Burns: why police single out trans people for violence. Vox
Stella Chan and Leah Asmelash: Angelo Quinto dies after police kneel on his neck for five minutes. CNN
Meaghan Beatley introduces us to Frida Guerrera, the Mexican detective hunting the men who kill women. The Guardian
Andrea Hill and Ryan Kessler report that the lack of funding for piped water on Saskatchewan First Nations means some of reserves can’t drink from their taps. Global News
Andrea Warner: for decades, Buffy Sainte-Marie has had to navigate systemic barriers to cultivate her art. The Globe and Mail
Robert Reich: Texas freeze reveals chilling truth—that the rich use climate change to divide us. The Guardian
Jennifer Moss says, brain fog is a real thing. CBC
Vignesh Ramachandran: Stanford researchers identify four causes of “Zoom fatigue” and their simple fixes. Stanford News
Chi Luu considers the punk rock linguistics of cottagecore. JSTOR Daily
Percy returns a recording of the wind on Mars. SoundCloud
And here’s video of the landing and some of the first images courtesy of CBC.
Kim Fahner writes a love letter to Laurentian University. The Republic of Poetry
Helena Smith reports that a 20-million-year-old petrified tree is found intact in Lesbos. The Guardian
Molly Blackall: rare Amazonian cactus flowers for the first time in UK. The Guardian
Krista Langlois explains why scientists are starting to care about cultures that talk to whales. The Smithsonian Magazine
Thank you for stopping by, and I hope you found something to inspire your next creative project.
This weekend, I should be putting up my next chapter update.
Until then, be well and stay safe, be kind, and stay strong. The world needs your stories!