Welcome to thoughty Thursday! You know what that means, tomorrow is Friday. You’ve almost made it through another week. It’s time to get your mental corn popping!
Dionne Brand considers narrative, reckoning, and the calculus of living and dying. The Toronto Star
James Hopkin: court rules in favour of Robinson Huron Treaty beneficiaries. Soo Today
Mahdere Yared talks about the long-term effects of racism. TEDxPineCrestSchool
Claire Lampen: cops in riot gear stormed the violin vigil for Elijah McClain. The Cut
Priya Satia explains what’s really Orwellian about our global Black Lives Matter moment. Slate
Chi Luu highlights the sorry state of apologies. JSTOR Daily
Denise Oliver Velez connects the dots between Mount Rushmore, the KKK, and sanitized American history. Because a certain person held a rally there and tried to call BLM a racist attack on … I can’t even finish that sentence. From 2015. NONE OF THIS IS NEW. Daily KOS
SciShow Space news: black hole mergers and a possible gas giant core
Nadia Drake: mysterious cosmic object consumed by black hole baffles astronomers. National Geographic
Dr. Emily Zarka studies the bunyip. Monstrum
Thanks for visiting, and I hop that you found something to inspire your next creative project.
Until next time, be well and stay safe, be kind, and stay strong. The world needs your stories.