“Between the World and Me” — The Sand County

Ta-Nehisi Coates’ book Between the World and Me is essential reading to understand not only modern American culture but it is a necessary addition, a corrective really, to how American history has been taught, continues to be taught in certain circles, and a response to how it is imagined now. But the book is about so much more […]

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Dallas Mourns as Investigation Into Police Shooting Continues — Fortune

The Dallas community on Saturday continued to mourn the loss of five police officers who were killed in a targeted attack by a lone gunman Thursday night, during a peaceful protest over the shooting deaths of two black men by police in separate incidents this week. President Barack Obama–who called the attack “vicious, calculated and…

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Breaking News: The assassination of Alton Sterling — Oneworld01

Alton Sterling, aka the local CD man was continuing on his day in Baton Rouge, Louisiana then this happens: as a precaution I have to warn you the video is unsettling as well as it tells a tragic never story. The video of Sterling’s fatal shooting — by two police officers seen holding him to the ground […]

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The Real Value Of The Independent Sector — Music Industry Blog

Over the course of the last year MIDiA has been working with WIN (the global indie label trade body) on a major study to define the independent sector’s contribution to the global recorded music business. The default accepted wisdom is that the indies account for something like 20% of the global revenue total. However, this […]

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London mayor Sadiq Khan tells EU immigrants they’re still welcome after Brexit — Fusion

Getty ImagesIn the aftermath of the #Brexit referendum, which saw the U.K. decide to leave the European Union, one British leader is making it clear that he does not support the anti-immigrant sentiment that marked the campaign for the split. London’s recently elected mayor Sadiq Khan was vocally opposed to the U.K. leaving the E.U.…

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Here’s How the Art World is Reacting to the Brexit Vote — Observer

We tally the responses the morning after the historic vote.

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Meet Daron Taylor, The 14-Year-Old Lawn Mowing Entrepreneur We All Wish We Were — Real Stories – UPROXX

The summertime is usually the time of year that kids spend on the couch, ingesting snacks, and basically doing nothing. They’ve waited all year to be able to sleep in until 3 p.m each day and SnapChat their adventures from the couch. Well, one teenager in Cleveland is not following suit, and his business pursuits have…

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Islamophobia Or Homophobia? Orlando Massacre Sparks Debate — 93.1 WZAK

“It does us a disservice to rush into what we think this is.” – Ali Velshi More details are emerging about Omar Mateen, the man who opened fire at a Orlando nightclub early Sunday morning, killing 49 people and injuring over 50 more. Authorities are questioning and considering filing charges against his wife Nor […]

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The Body Of The Toddler Snatched By An Alligator At Disney World Has Been Found — Real Stories – UPROXX

The worst news that a parent can receive is that their child has perished. Sadly, that’s the plight of a father and mother right now in Orlando, Florida, for they just received word that their 2-year old son was found dead. The incident occurred Tuesday night, when an alligator rushed upon the shoreline of a…

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We Can Be Heroes — sandyyooillustrator

Technically, Lemmy Kilmister of Motorhead died right before 2016 but I still consider him part of the group, for me, that has inspired me to be the person I am. This has been a real crappy year for people, from mostly my generation, who grew up with actual musicians. They wrote their music, their lyrics, […]

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