Happy Friday eve. It’s time to get your mental corn popping.
Former Columbus police officer Adam Coy indicted for murder in shooting of Andre’ Hill. Will justice prevail? Time will tell. WTOL 11 News
William Wan reports that coronavirus kills far more Hispanic and Black children than white youths, according to the CDC. Yes, this is from last September, but it speaks to the next article I’ll share. The Washington Post
Yueqi Yang: New York City initial vaccine data show deep race disparity. Bloomberg
Grace Hauck announces that Black Lives Matter nominated for Nobel Peace Prize for carrying forward “a movement of racial justice.” USA Today
Then, Terje Solsvik and Gwladys Fouche announce that US voting rights activist Stacy Abrams also nominated for Nobel Peace Prize. Reuters
David Crary reports that the ACLU elects its first Black president. Associated Press
Hanna Beech reports that Daw Aung Sun Suu Kyi is detained amid coup. Several countries have already spoken out against the move despite Myanmar’s problematic human rights record (read Rohinga genocide). The New York Times
Mohammed Elnaiem: what was the Zanj Rebellion? JSTOR Daily
Jenny Gross and Melena Ryzik reveal that Evan Rachel Wood accuses Marilyn Manson of abuse. #metoo The New York Times
Amy Judd reports that Amanda Todd’s accused cyberbully extradited to Canada to face charges. Global News
Why some people can’t listen to music while they work. SciShow Psych
Heidi Ulrichsen: financially struggling Laurentian says filing for court protection was ‘best path forward’ as it restructures. Sudbury.com
Mary Winston Nicklin: Parisians want to recover legendary river now covered in concrete. National Geographic
Foxes might use magnetic fields to hunt. SciShow
Jan Wesner Childs shares the massive coral colony found in American Samoa. The Weather Channel
True facts about tardigrades. Because TARDIGRADES! Ze Frank
Karen McVeigh reports that sea level rise could be worse than feared. The Guardian
Damian Carrington says that plant-based diets are crucial to saving wildlife globally. Time to consider going vegetarian? The Guardian
Thanks for spending some time with me, and I hope you took away something to inspire your next work in progress.
Until next tipsday, be well and stay safe, be kind, and stay strong. The world needs your stories.