Tulsa built a history center, Greenwood Rising, to commemorate the centennial of the Tulsa Massacre. But, as Jesse Washington reports for Andscape, many community members say it does little to compensate the victims and their families. The spiritual heart of Greenwood is the corner of Greenwood Avenue and Archer Street. Standing here 101 years ago, […]
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Braindump: A Reading List on the Future of Sanitation, Toilets, and Bathrooms
Five great bathroom reads (that you don’t necessarily need to read on the toilet).
The Power and Business of Hip-Hop: A Reading List on an American Art Form
Stories of hip-hop’s genius, influence, struggle, and endurance.
‘She changed my heart. And that changed my mind.’
“There was so much I could have given her, but it pales in comparison to what she gave me.”
Analyzing the ‘Bimbo’: A Reading List on Hollywood Blondes
The source of glamour, sex, and transgression? Or a carefully crafted persona? A closer look at the Hollywood blonde.
What We Remember: A Reading List on Archives
Why do we keep what we keep — and who decides? An archivist digs and collects longreads on how objects and materials shape public memory.
One woman quits coloring her gray hair and investigates the human and environmental costs of this contentious female beauty standard.
This Week in Books: This Moment Doesn’t Remind Me of Anything
Lawrence Wright did it again; Jordan Peterson in a coma?; Myriam Gurba forced out of her job; Woody Allen canceled by his publisher’s employees; THE VIRUS; and more.
Exilium Vita Est: The Island Home of Victor Hugo
Emma Jacobs takes us on an illustrated journey of Hugo’s writing life in exile on Guernsey, where he completed Les Misérables.