Greetings and Happy Friday, everyone. We’ve got a little bit about the 2016 U.S. elections, a talented student, plus the usual bits of entertainment news. Let’s get started:
This week’s news stories primarily regard the #BlackLivesMatter movement, science-y bits, and a splash of book news thrown in. Let’s get started, friends.
This week’s roundup is video heavy, so pause your Spotify playlist and let’s get to it.
So much has happened this week, primarily centering around one story: Race in America. We started out with the ridiculousness that is Rachel Dolezal and ended with the tragic church shooting in Charleston, South Carolina. Let’s get started.
Did you have a great Valentine’s weekend? Before we get into the news, let’s take a minute to appreciate this bit of adorableness courtesy of Blue Ivy and Beyoncé. Read More PoC News in America
Hello and happy Monday, Persephoneers. Yesterday marked 20 years since the riots in L.A. following the Rodney King verdict, which is – I mean, twenty years? Next you’re going to tell me that the O.J. Simpson trial was the trial of last century. In today’s news: Read More News Appetizers: Pigeons have GPS, Violence is Everywhere, Learn to Fool Cameras
On January 12, 2010, Haiti was struck by a massive earthquake. Nearly two years later, over a million people ““ between 1 and 1.3 million, to be precise ““ are still living in the camps. A cholera epidemic is currently taking place, and the refugee camps are incredibly unsafe for women and girls, as sexual abuse is unfortunately incredibly common. Read More International Women’s Issues: We Need to Talk About Haitian Women