The University of Pennsylvania is moving ahead with the reburial of the skull remains of at least 13 black Philadelphians whose skulls were preserved nearly two centuries ago in a notorious anthropological collection used to justify white supremacy in the lead-up to the American Civil War. The Ivy League is submitting an application to the Philadelphia Orphanage Court for permission ...Read More »
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2022 – Andrew Tuttle: Fleeting Adventure Review – Widescreen Shimmer From The Banjo Wizard | American
Download here TThe insurance album has become something of a cliché that usually refers to a bleak, depressing relationship. This fifth album by Australian banjo player and sound magician Andreas Tuttle is thoughtful but never disappointing – in fact he describes it as a “reverse spin” – and bursts with the sense of liberation and joy that comes from even ...Read More »
TWhen Peter Ye first tasted Basque cider, he struck it like lightning. His experiences as a wine buyer led him to believe that cider was sweet, plain, and unsuitable for food. But this one was different – aromatic, dry and complex, everything one would expect from a good wine. “It took me 25 years in the wine industry to understand ...Read More »
Robert Jones, a Native American teenager, was in a courtroom on a sheltered frontier. He was charged with assault in Rapid City, South Dakota, home to a racially disparate criminal justice system. All police officers, prosecutors, judges, and warders are white, and more than half of the accused and imprisoned are Native Americans—though they make up only a small portion ...Read More »
2022 – An American library is expelled after refusing to censor LGBT authors: “We will not ban books” | Libraries
A small town library is in danger of closing after residents of Jamestown, Michigan, voted to defund it rather than tolerate some books with LGBTQ+ themes. Residents voted on Tuesday to prevent the renewal of funds linked to property taxes. Bridge Michigan reported. Voting leaves the library with funds available by the first quarter of next year. Once the reserve ...Read More »
yOn Oliver addressed the dire state of mental health care in the United States, which has only been exacerbated by the rise in mental health problems during the pandemic. In 2020, four out of 10 Americans reported symptoms of anxiety or depressive disorder, compared to one in 10 in 2019. “That may help explain why everyone on the Internet suddenly ...Read More »
2022 – An American travels to Miami from Costa Rica only to retrieve his stranded suitcase, believed to contain thousands of dollars worth of drone equipment.
Download here Robert Gentle took matters into his own hands to retrieve his luggage, which he said contained thousands of dollars in drone equipment, in June. Robert Gentle Robert Gentle traveled to Miami from Costa Rica only to retrieve his stranded luggage. The suitcase got stuck in Miami after his June flight was canceled. The airline industry is dealing with ...Read More »
2022 – England’s Euro 2022 champions head to American football legend Brandy Chastain to celebrate her crucial goal.
Download here Chloe Kelly celebrates with her teammates after scoring the winning goal in the UEFA Euro 2022 Final. Photograph: Lizzie Nessner/Reuters England’s Chloe Kelly scored the winning goal in the extra time of the 2022 European Nations Cup final. After receiving the go-ahead, Kelly took off her shirt in the style of American football legend Brandi Chastain. Chastain, 24, ...Read More »