Welcome to Thursday! You know what that means; it’s time to get your mental corn popping.
Tanya Talaga: there have always been two Canadas. In this reckoning on racism, both must stand together for Indigenous people now. The Globe and Mail
Cammy D shares his experience as a Black youth in Canada.
Hop Hopkins: racism is killing the planet. Sierra Club
Catherine Halley compiles a syllabus on institutionalized racism. JSTOR Daily
Greta Heggeness announces that you can now virtually visit the nation’s civil rights landmarks. PureWow
Brenna Ehrlich recounts the windy history of Penny Lane: the Beatles, the slave trade, and a now-resolved controversy. Rolling Stone
The Chicks—March March
The JSTOR Daily editors list 15 Black women who should be (more) famous.
Evan Ratliff: we can protect the economy from pandemics. Why didn’t we? Wired
Jessica Stewart: NASA releases stunning, high-res photos of Jupiter’s swirling atmosphere. My Modern Met
SciShow Space news: our galaxy could be full of exoplanets with oceans and Pluto’s surprising history.
Stacey Leasca: the lost continent of Zealandia disappeared millions of years ago, but these new maps show it in stunning detail. Travel + Leisure
True facts about the (very super clever) macaque. Ze Frank
Thanks for the visit. I hope you found something to inspire your next creative project.
I’ll be putting my next chapter update for June up this weekend. Until then, be well and stay safe!