As you prepare for the coming weekend, don’t forget to get your mental corn popping.
Laila El Mugammar announces that an emotional documentary about Canada’s legendary Black cowboy is streaming free now. Chatelaine
Samantha Kubota reports that the brand formerly known as Aunt Jemima reveals new name. NBC News
Azi Paybarah: KKK member who drove into BLM protesters gets more than three years in prison. The New York Times
Emotional intelligence, racial stereotypes, and the politics of emotional expression | Khadija Mbowe
Michele Debczak: new spacecraft named after Katherine Johnson honors the pioneering NASA mathematician. Mental Floss
How did the Milky Way get its spiral? SciShow Space
Micheleen Doucleff: extraordinary patient offers surprising clues to coronavirus variants. NPR
Jaclyn Diaz reports that a second person dies of Ebola in the Congo, marking the virus’s return. NPR
Jason Slotkin: tens of thousands rally in Myanmar, protesting military coup. NPR
Eric Levenson, Stephanie Becker, and Dan Simon report that the rise in attacks on elderly Asian Americans in Bay area prompts new special response unit. CNN
Leah Brennan and Josh LaBella report that a Yale graduate student identified as the victim of Saturday’s fatal shooting in New Haven. New Haven Register
Michelle Ghoussoub announces that women’s rights activist Loujain Alhathloul released after 1,001 days in Saudi prison. CBC
Oliver Milman shares that air pollution in US subway systems stuns researchers. The Guardian
Sharon J. Riley explains how a public uprising caused a province built on fossil fuels to reverse course on coal mining. The Narwhal
Sandy Schaeffer compiles all the Joss Whedon abuse and misconduct allegations. #metoo ScreenRant
Deiter Buse: now is the time to ask what you can do for Laurentian. The Sudbury Star
Why you read slower as you age. SciShow Psych
Brenda Knowles examines imposter syndrome and how it can be a blessing in disguise. Space2Live
Thanks for stopping by, and I hope you took away something to inspire your next creative project.
Until next tipsday, be well and stay safe, be kind, and stay strong. The world needs your stories.