Removing #monuments that no longer represent who we are is as American as apple pie.
Lit Crawl is back, and this time, we're in Brooklyn! Save the date: Saturday 10/7 #litcrawlbk takes on Fort Greene.
Opioid Addiction Is a Huge Problem, but Pain Prescriptions Are Not the Cause - Scientific American Blog Network https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/mind-guest-blog/opioid-addiction-is-a-huge-problem-but-pain-prescriptions-are-not-the-cause/
"The progressive imperative is not only resistance, but creation in the face of destruction." https://www.thenation.com/article/trumps-main-policy-is-destruction-ours-must-be-more-than-resistance/
So Trump made this sweeping edict affecting enlisted/deployed #trans people, but hasn't figured out the details?! How f*king disrespectful.
Looking forward to this: @Tomi_Adeyemi's "beautiful story that lies at the intersection of race and girl power." http://brittlepaper.com/2017/07/nigerian-harvard-university-grad-milliondollar-book-deal/
#BlackGirlMagic: Journalist Dana Canedy elected administrator of Pulitzer prizes http://nbcnews.to/2tOhmpM
"The Trump White House gender gap is wider than what the national gender pay gap was in 1980." https://news.fastcompany.com/women-in-trumps-white-house-are-getting-paid-like-its-1980-4042539
Reads that demonstrate the power and success of strong female voices. https://medium.com/@strandbookstore/we-are-not-hysterical-1f4b21e33d0c
Chicago's @ManualCinema puppetry theater + @PoetryFound, honoring Gwendolyn Brooks' centenary artfully.… https://twitter.com/i/web/status/872500472149573634
Slavery is alive and well in NOLA. Read the entire thread. #statesponsored #slavery https://twitter.com/samswey/status/865617769223659520
So many #MothersDay pieces... So many asking one ridiculous –and patently misogynistic– question: "Can a woman be both sexual and maternal?"
Absolutely OUTRAGEOUS: Journalist arrested after trying to question at Tom Price and Kellyanne Conway #resist http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/reporter-arrested-tom-price_us_5912c6bae4b05e1ca2032718?ncid=engmodushpmg00000004
America deserves more than what the GOP is proposing. #VoteNoAHCA https://twitter.com/SenBookerOffice/status/859950533674766336
Me watching Trevor Noah be all cosmopolitan, #woke and literary last night, in conversation with Chimamanda Ngozi A… https://twitter.com/i/web/status/860124953416544259
Our monuments signal who we admire, what we value. That's why there's no statue of King George looming over Wall St. https://allthingsliberty.com/2014/09/the-statue-of-george-iii/
It's a great time to increase your donation to the @ACLU. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/aug/14/donald-trump-inauguration-protest-website-search-warrant-dreamhost?CMP=share_btn_tw
Inside Trump’s snap decision to ban transgender troops http://politi.co/2vJwR1e
Three New Books Discuss How to Confront and Reform Racist Policing https://nyti.ms/2tYlyAd
Of Mice and Menudo #MakeABookTasty
Like he was judging the aesthetic appeal of a car. https://nyti.ms/2viiyiZ
Sci-Fi, Dystopia, and Hope in the Age of Trump: A Fiction Roundtable https://www.wired.com/story/dystopia-trump-science-fiction-roundtable/
Chimamanda Adichie had to come to America to become black. Paulina Porizkova had to come here to become a feminist. https://nyti.ms/2t6M5Lm
How Amy "Tiger Mom" Chua Convinced the J.D. Vance to write Hillbilly Elegy https://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2017/06/hillbilly-elegy-mentor/529443/
"He’s now in the same league as Francis Bacon and Pablo Picasso." #Basquiat #ArtHistory https://www.nytimes.com/2017/05/18/arts/jean-michel-basquiat-painting-is-sold-for-110-million-at-auction.html?smprod=nytcore-iphone&smid=nytcore-iphone-share&_r=0
LYING LIARS, EVERYWHERE.
Listen to the man. This IS some Nixon sh*t. #ComeyFiring https://twitter.com/ChrisCrocker/status/862082335793139717
It's really easy to apologize AFTER you rake in the money. Nothing new about this Act Now, Apologize Later strategy. http://cnnmon.ie/2pn7jTj
Event submissions for #LitCrawlBK are open NOW and will close 9/20. Tell all your friends & submit an event here: http://bit.ly/LitCrawlBK17
Feeling a lot of love for the principled men and women standing up to white supremacy in #Charlottesviille today. Y… https://twitter.com/i/web/status/896479884125634560
And it's libraries for the win, yet again. https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/30/well/family/free-lunch-at-the-library.html?smid=pl-share&_r=0
A commander in chief who hasn't even bothered to figure out how this #transmilitaryban will affect thousands alread… https://twitter.com/i/web/status/890292198872199168
"I have better dreams for my son than this." Dear @boyscouts, listen up. #BoyScoutSpeech http://johnpavlovitz.com/2016/10/17/our-sons-deserve-better-than-donald-trumps-example-of-manhood/
New work from Aline Kominsky-Crumb and Julie Doucet on the way. Very good news. https://www.bustle.com/p/two-new-feminist-graphic-novels-on-their-way-to-a-bookstore-near-you-reveal-71267?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=owned&utm_campaign=booksbustle
It's like the Trump family is being trolled by karma.
Trump. All superlatives and generalities unless and until his petty ego flares. Then he's full of lurid specifics. So much for Energy Week.
Accountable, appreciative + unapologetic and uncowed. Good for you, @RezaAslan. https://twitter.com/rezaaslan/status/873260297737220096
So excited to see Suzanne Yoe and Malik Robinson here! @CBCA and Denver's arts community are lucky to have you.… https://twitter.com/i/web/status/871804271347593216
Tragic loss. Much too soon. #ChrisCornell http://www.esquire.com/entertainment/music/news/a55148/chris-cornell-tribute/?src=socialflowTW
Sharmaine Lovegrove, on joining @LittleBrown: My aim is to publish a variety of fresh, distinctive + diverse voices… https://twitter.com/i/web/status/864498738139717633
On my list: ‘My Soul Looks Back’ Warmly Recalls New York’s Black Elite in the 1970s #TBR https://nyti.ms/2q1wO0f
It's like we're living in a Tom Clancy novel.
Gabourey Sidibe: By the Book https://nyti.ms/2pKsFO2
"It is urgent for Americans to think and speak clearly about President Trump’s inability to do either." George Will https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/trump-has-a-dangerous-disability/2017/05/03/56ca6118-2f6b-11e7-9534-00e4656c22aa_story.html?utm_campaign=newsletter_axiosam&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter&utm_term=.95c960dcd9c9