Happy Friday eve! Guess what time it is? Time to get your mental corn popping 🙂
Elizabeth Alexander: this is how we can envision Black freedom. National Geographic
Jay Peters announces that Darnella Frazier, who documented George Floyd’s murder, receives Pulitzer citation. The Verge
Alana Wise reports that the US Senate unanimously approves bill to make Juneteenth a public holiday. NPR
Samantha Allen and Nico Lang: five years later, Pulse survivors reflect on its legacy. Them
Emily McCullar explains how the leaders of the Texas revolution fought to preserve slavery. Texas Monthly
Hugh Ryan shares the incredible true adventure of five gay activists in search of the Black Panther Party. Harper’s Bazaar
Nicole Chung is tired of trying to educate white people about anti-Asian racism. Time
The Public Domain Review presents a collection of images of the Zodiac Man.
Caroline Williamson: Zai Divecha turns plain white paper into geometric sculptures. Design/Milk
Matt Simon: how do you make a robot walk on Mars? It’s a steep challenge. Wired
Catching solar wind. Is it a truly endless energy source? SciShow Space
Susannah Cullinane and Hollie Silverman report that Wasabi the Pekinese wins Best in Show at the Westminster Dog Show. CNN
Sabrina Imbler: these brittle stars have thousands of “pig snouts” on each arm. The New York Times
A brief history of toilets (cause I’m a fan of toilet humour). Francis de los Reyes. TED-Ed
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Until next tipsday, be well and stay safe, be kind, and stay strong. The world needs your stories!