From the article: Native Americans challenge their invisibility in society.
This is called Erasure.
From the article: Advocates are calling for a congressional oversight hearing after LGBTQ questions were quickly removed from a draft of the 2020 Census.
This is amazing. Also, can we stop pretending we know everything now?
From the article: The human body was thought to have 79 organs—until researchers stumbled on a strange phenomenon that could turn medicine and what we thought we knew about the body upside down.
From the article: Since reporting Tuesday night on the shooting death of Stephon Clark at the hands of the Sacramento Police Department, I have gotten many of the same responses from people both on Twitter and in the comments section on The Root.
The #walkout today is so important. The fact that a lot of them can see through the bullshit they are being indoctrinated with gives me such hope. I feel such compassion for them, having to deal with all this intense and unprecedented societal drama while also learning how to be themselves. I hope today’s action empowers them a thousand fold.
We’ve all got a hard road ahead if we are going to correct the bullshit poison these fundamentalist white supremacists have systematically sown through our society. Let’s not leave the kids to do all the hard work, okay?
From the article: Cash-strapped social studies teachers across America have discovered an exciting new resource that provides lesson plans, study materials and even seminars geared toward elementary, middle and high school students.
read it and weep. and also don’t use public wifi.
From the article: By Maurits Martijn, from De Correspondent Translated from Dutch by Jona Meijers Illustrations by Kristina Collantes In his backpack, Wouter Slotboom, 34, carries around a small black device, slightly…
Heads up Long Beach!!!! Stay offa Ocean Downtown!!!
From the article: WATCH LIVE: Police are in a standoff with a man who claims he has bombs. Stu Mundel is overhead in SKY2.
From the article: NASA posted this video to YouTube with this description, “Arctic sea ice has not only been shrinking in surface area in recent years, it’s becoming younger and thinner as well. In this animation, where the ice cover almost looks gelatinous as it pulses through the seasons, cryospheric scientist Dr…
No, really. Please read it. I can’t even beleive we’re having this ridiculous conversation.
From the article: After the most recent school shooting, NC State Rep. Larry Pittman said he wanted to work with police to train teachers and allow them to carry weapons at school. As an Army veteran, I’ve been in close quarter combat and can tell you this is not the answer. It will only cause more death and destruct…