After two weeks in a row with story after dreadful story, let’s have something short and with some sweet, sweet karma.
This weekend was a big weekend for the world of sports, so let’s get to it.
Greetings, fellow unicorns. It’s time once again to round up the news stories that caught my eye this week, and we have a lot to cover. Wade through the frustrating, soak in the interesting, and reward yourself with a good song at the end. Let’s get started:
We lost the great blues legend BB King this week. Time Magazine takes a look back at his life through photos.
We hope that everyone who celebrated Mother’s Day had a wonderful day! In their honor we start this week’s news with some stories about remarkable women.
We’ve got a bit more news than usual this week since Sara’s on vacation, plus lots of other interesting things to read and watch.
This week in PoC News, we stand with Baltimore and the many solidarity marches across the nation highlighting the centuries of violence against black people in the U.S.
We’ll have a lot more about the Freddie Gray protests in Baltimore in next week’s PoC News update, but we’d be remiss not to include a few posts you might need over the weekend to refute the idiots in your life. In happier news, we’ve also got stories about the Notorious RBG, trolling GamerGaters, and Game of Thrones.
Most of this week’s stories are about the Baltimore protests, but we’ve got a few other things to cover, including Bernie Sanders entering the presidential fray and the ways you can help earthquake victims in Nepal. Let’s get started:
Here’s what we read and talked about this week.
The holes in our lives require energy. Everything after must be arranged around that absence, and that effort often continues the devastation. In After I’m Gone, Laura Lippman takes the disappearance of one shady businessman, Felix Brewer, and follows the repercussions on his wife, daughters, and mistress.