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White Fragility, Anti-Racist Pedagogy, and the Weight of History

<b>by Justin Gomer and Christopher Petrella</b><p>On July 3, <i>The Boston Globe</i> published a controversial, if predictable, op-ed entitled “In Defense of White …

50 Cheatsheets, References and Guides for CSS

As CSS continues to grow by leaps and bounds, it’s both important and somewhat difficult to keep up with new developments. With so much to learn, you …

Web Design

Does Anyone Care About DC’s Missing Black and Latinx Teens?

<b>Updated Monday, March 13, 2017, 2:04 p.m. EDT:</b><p><b>Updated Monday, March 13, 2017 7 a.m. EDT:</b><p><b>Earlier:</b><p>Over the last week, my timeline on Twitter has been …

Did ISIS inadvertently uncover the secret to the “lost” Hanging Gardens of Babylon?

<b>(Wikicommons)</b><p>ISIS destroyed an ancient shrine — and archeologists may have discovered a wonder of the ancient world underneath<p>Noah Charney<p>March 12, 2017 6:00pm (UTC)<p>Last week, a group of concerned archaeologists, mapping out the extent of the damage wrought by ISIS when it occupied the Iraqi city …

Ancient History

Why Kara Walker's incendiary slavery art is as relevant as ever

A certain set of expectations attend any exhibition of the work of Kara Walker, the 47-year old African American artist whose tough-minded, incendiary work on the gulf between black and white in an enduringly racially polarized America shakes even the heartiest of souls.<p>Kara Walker: ‘There is a …

Black Lives Matter

Nigerian Animators Are Bringing African Superhero Comics to Life

Lagos-based Vortex Comics is committed to telling stories that appeal to a real, African readership.<p>When <i>Strike Guard</i> debuted, the Nigerian comic about a young man bestowed with superpowers living in crime-ridden Lagos was one of the first of its kind. "<i>Strike Guard</i> is deeply grounded in both …

Rethinking America’s ‘Dark Ghettos’

A Harvard professor argues that fixing America’s urban poverty will require a dramatically different approach.<p>Poor, black neighborhoods have persisted in America for decades. And despite a few public-policy efforts to make things better—which include helping families move to other neighborhoods, …

17 Pies You'd Be Crazy Not to Try — Trust Us!

We're just going to say it: we wouldn't blame you if you decided to scratch dinner and just ate one of the 17 pies ahead — straight from the pan, standing up by the oven. No judging here, we've all done it before, and there's no doubt that once you see the recipes ahead, you'll be doing it again. …

The world's most expensive car: 3 Ferrari 250 GTOs for sale at more than $55 million each

Each time one of the world's 100 most desirable cars comes to auction, it tends to break the price record because the market is rising relentlessly. …

Best of the bromance: Joe Biden memes guaranteed to brighten your day

We're certainly going to miss the Joe Biden/Barack Obama bromance - and the memes.<p>Tired of all the Trump talk? Then let's have some fun with Joe …

Your Brain Has A DELETE Button And Here’s How To Use It!

There’s an old saying in neuroscience: “neurons that fire together wire together.” This means the more you run a neuro-circuit in your brain, the …

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China data point to steadier economy for now, but Trump victory adds to risks | Reuters

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s economy largely showed further signs of steadying in October as expected, but disappointing retail sales growth and fears of U.S. trade frictions under incoming President Donald Trump are increasingly clouding the outlook.<p>New houses are seen in Huaxi village, at Jiangsu …

Monday's supermoon will be the biggest and brightest until 2034

A full moon the likes of which we haven't seen for almost 70 years will grace skies around the world on Monday night.<p>The supermoon — so named because …

Remembering Overlooked Black Soldiers

Few Medals of Honor awarded to black veterans of World Wars I and II<p>In 1986, African-American military historian Leroy Ramsey contacted me when I was …

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Craig Sager’s interview with LeBron James was a delight

Beloved Turner Sports NBA sideline reporter Craig Sager made his NBA Finals debut during Game 6 on Thursday, when he joined ESPN’s Doris Burke thanks to an agreement between the two networks. Toward the end of Sager’s postgame interview with LeBron James, the Cavaliers star asked him what took so …

Basketball

These petty Joe Biden memes are the cathartic revenge fantasy you need right now

After the ridiculous dumpster-fire of the 2016 presidential campaign ended with a surprise win by Donald Trump, President Barack Obama and Hillary …

Joe Biden