It’s time to get you mental corn popping.
Emmanuel Acho and Matthew McConaughy. Uncomfortable conversations with a Black man
Luke Noronha examines life after deportation: no one tells you how lonely you’re going to be. The Guardian
Amy Thomas wonders, as statues are torn down, which monuments should we visit? National Geographic
Mohammed Elnaiem: on Black power in the Pacific. JSTOR Daily
Laura Pitcher: the history of the colour white and the women’s suffrage movement. Teen Vogue
Bonnie Berkowitz shares several things you didn’t know (or forgot) about how women got the vote. The Washington Post
Jewel Wicker lists the 16 best quotes about women of colour deserving the right to vote. Teen Vogue
Locally, Nancy Johnson writes a letter to the editor: are we doing enough to control the pandemic? The Sudbury Star
Olga Khazan: America’s terrible internet is making quarantine worse. Why millions of students still can’t get online. The Atlantic
Emma K. Atwood and Sarah Williamson: plague and protest go hand in hand. JSTOR Daily
Elizabeth Yuko explains how to embrace uncertainty, even if you’re nervous. Life Hacker
Billie Eilish – My Future. Not what I was expecting. In the best way 🙂
Richard Hollingham: the pioneering surgeons who cleaned up filthy hospitals. BBC
Meilan Solly invites you to peer into the past with photorealistic portraits of Roman emperors. The Smithsonian Magazine
Karen Gardiner considers Denmark’s 300-year-old homes of the future. BBC
Maggie Hiufu Wong: Japan’s first-ever hotel in a wooden castle breathes new life into a fading rural town. CNN
Jonathan Smith introduces us to Patrick Cashin, who captured the secrets of the New York City subway. Huck
SciShow Space news explains what happened to Betelgeuse and reports an accident at Arecibo.
Laura Poppick explains how the origin of mud is linked to the origin of life. Knowable
Tori B. Powell: taking care of plants is a lesson in empathy. Shondaland
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