Poetry can often channel grief, pain, solidarity, and resistance in ways that everyday language can’t.
“Making space for another viewpoint does not negate yours. Quite the opposite — it provides more context and framework for your own experience.” (Kiara Goodwin, The Everygirl)
“We know the compounding effect brought by feelings of isolation on one’s spirit as the ‘only’ in a meeting, within a boardroom, on a committee, in a research lab, or in a classroom.”
They cut into the ocean in a perfectly perpendicular line. Their color changes depending on how much of the rock is submerged in water in low or high tides and how much sunlight reflects on their smooth surface, but it is always a version of black. They disappear when the moon brings the ocean far […]
We look at the authors of five books discussing race in America.
“Befitting a 10,000 hour journey that constantly saw experimentation (tweeting, writing, drawing, open mics, stand-ups, acting) the groundwork was laid for Cooper’s next breakthrough via a new platform: Tik Tok.” Trung T. Phan examines the rise of comedian and Trump lip-sync master Sarah Cooper.
A powerful essay by Sarah Bellamy, who, in the wake of George Floyd being murdered in her hometown, argues that we need to question how white bodies might be predisposed to rely on a racial inheritance that endangers the lives of others.
In the final chapter of our Pride Month series, we talk to Niesha Sweet, from Automattic’s HR team, about Pride, DEI work, and more.
everywhere whispers to us, a promise everything was still and the old world began to eat itself like the apocalyptic snake that wraps tight around the globe again and again. the rest of us spoke among ourselves and grew strong. together we wrenched production to a stop. all the powers of the old world strained […]
A group of international volunteers who are using pioneering online research techniques to investigate world events — from Mexican drug lords and crimes against humanity, to tracking the use of chemical weapons and conflicts worldwide.