Examples of innovation aren’t getting the fanfare they would do if they emerged from Europe or the US, says Guardian columnist Afua Hirsch
Sha“Senegal, a nation of 16 million people, has had only 30 deaths. Each death has been acknowledged individually by the government, & condolences paid to the family. You see each death as a person when the numbers are at this level.”
The Navajo Nation has more coronavirus cases per capita than any state in America.
ShaThe coronavirus situation is so bad in the Navajo Nation that Doctors Without Borders, the international organization best known for sending medical professionals into less industrialized countries/international conflict zones, dispatched a team to the US.
Warner Bros. Television presidents Susan Rovner and Brett Paul hosted a conference call Wednesday evening to share information about the studio’s current thinking on production after weeks of coron…
ShaKnow who can compress a universe of longing/sexual tension into a single glance? MUSLIMS. It’s our time, y’all!
—> Intimate scenes may need to be reimagined/reconceived with a plan for limited physical contact between actors.
The fight against the coronavirus won’t be over when the U.S. reopens. Here’s how the nation must prepare itself.
Sha“I think people haven’t understood that this isn’t about the next couple of weeks. This is about the next two years.”
“Everyone wants to know when this will end. The right question is: How do we continue?”
The advice from public health officials has been confusing, leaving us to decide whether a D.I.Y. mask is better than nothing.
Sha“If you’re staying home and nobody in your family is infected, you don’t need a mask most of the time. But more experts now say that wearing a nonmedical or homemade mask to go the grocery store or pharmacy may be a good idea.”
The British-Pakistani actor and rapper has written one of the most important records of 2020, The Long Goodbye. Here, he talks about self-love, imposter syndrome and not being defined by trauma and oppression.
Sha“People like me survived through being able to craft & wear masks. We grow when we lose the shame that society has put on us for being who we are & we take the masks off. What I’m trying to do now is create from a personal, unapologetic, unmasked place.”
S.F. Chronicle features producer Urmila Ramakrishnan started searching for her bridal wear in 2018 — but quickly learned that the Indian wedding industry has a fatphobia problem.
Sha“As a curly-haired, dark-skinned, size 16/18 Indian woman, I love every inch of me. But the Indian wedding industry wants to put me on a diet. It’s about time the industry got a wake-up call.” - @U_Ramakrishnan
The parenting website BabyCenter released its annual list of 100 most popular baby names for girls and boys in the United States, and for the 10th year in a row Sophia is at the top. Liam knocked Jackson out of his No. 1 spot that he had held onto...
Sha💛 “Revealing a rise in Arabic names, Muhammad & Aaliyah made the top 10 baby names in the US for the first time, replacing Mason & Layla.
Muhammad is the most popular name in the world, ‘given to an estimated 150 million men & boys.’”
Acclaimed author of new short-story collection “Grand Union” underlines the effort in becoming fully human, particularly in an age where tech and tech companies create “a system which makes you manifestly unfree.”
Sha“The hardest thing for anyone is accepting that other people are real as you are.”
Joe Biden, former U.S. Vice-President, and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, shared fond memories Tuesday night of James O. Eastland, the white supremacist Mississippi senator known as “The Voice of the White South,” calling him “son.”
ShaJoe Biden Is The White Moderate Dr. King Warned Us About