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The Black Panthers fed more hungry kids than the state of California | Aeon Essays

The Black Panther Party’s Free Breakfast for Children Program in action, New York, 1969. Photo by Bev Grant/Getty Images It wasn’t all young men and guns: the Black Panther Party’s programs fed more hungry kids than the state of California … Continue reading

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A New Book Illuminates the Lives of the Elusive, Pink-Plumed Flamingos in Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula | Colossal

MAY 6, 2022. GRACE EBERT The fluid that feeds the nestling is called crop milk. Both adults produce this secretion in the upper part of the intestine. All images © Photo © Claudio Contreras Koob and Nature Picture Library In … Continue reading

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Peanuts and Forgotten History

Peanuts are a billion dollar a year industry in the United States. From a South American herb to a product that 90% of Americans eat on a regular basis, the story of how peanuts have pleased palates throughout history deserves … Continue reading

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What Is Blaccent And Why Do People Keep Using It?

There’s a pattern of white and non-Black performers using “Black English” or “Blaccent” to gain notoriety. These performers are being called out (and canceled) for cultural appropriation, yet Blaccent is becoming more popular, with some people proclaiming Blaccent to be … Continue reading

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National Park Service Adds 16 New Underground Railroad Sites to Commemorative Network | The Smithsonian Magazine

Nora McGreevy The Commemorative at St. Mary’s College of Maryland honors the enslaved people who once lived and worked there. Bill Wood / NPS The recognitions honor the resistance and bravery of freedom seekers and their allies who risked their … Continue reading

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Someone In Colorado Is Putting Out The Funniest Signs Ever, And The Puns Are Priceless

Someone In Colorado Is Putting Out The Funniest Signs Ever, And The Puns Are Priceless We are Happy Land. […]

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Meet Haddon Salt – the would-have-been Colonel Sanders of fish and chips | Aeon Videos

Haddon Salt, the ‘Colonel Sanders of fish and chips’, and his salty story of the fast-food empire that never quite was   In the late 1960s and early ’70s, the serendipitously named Haddon Salt was well on his way to … Continue reading

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Managing Our Criminal Nature with Mary Roach – Inquiring Minds – Omny.fm

Who among us hasn’t, at some point, wondered just what exactly a bear manager or a danger tree feller blaster does? Well, Mary Roach, America’s funniest science writer, TED 20 Most Watched list member, and increasingly frequent guest on this … Continue reading

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What’s the difference between American and British English?

Start speaking a new language in 3 weeks with Babbel. Get 65% off your subscription here: https://bit.ly/babbel_sabine It isn’t difficult to tell British English from American English. But can you name the differences? Sure, some words are different, but that … Continue reading

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Happy Sunday ! Greetings from New York | gunhildcarling 

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