“Police investigated for two weeks before arresting the aide on Tuesday. The aide was arraigned in Manhattan criminal court on a charge of felony assault. She was released without bail.”
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“When Black bodies are on the stage, Black perspectives must be reflected. This is not simply a matter of “artistic interpretation”; race and sex play a pivotal role in determining who holds the power to shape representation. A Black female should have a say in the presentation of a Black female on stage.”
“Booksellers are, generally speaking, a cautious group when it comes to voicing optimism, but I sense a cultural shift coming on: Books and bookstores and reading are the wave of the future.”
“Contrary to what the headlines often suggest, the internet—or rather, broadband distribution—hasn’t come to kill television. Instead, it’s radically improving it.”
Ahmad Naser Sarmast, director of the Afghanistan National Institute of Music, was the target of a 2014 suicide bombing; he’s still partially deaf, and he has shrapnel in his brain. In response, he’s made the school more secure, kept all of his teaching staff, and began giving free concerts to refugees from camps.
The list ranges from perpetually oppressed art handlers and fact-checkers to poor, dissed Renoir and King Tut to, at the head of the list, the brave and beleaguered archaeologists caught in ISIS’s crossfire.
In a BBC interview last month, she said, “It’s heartbreaking that we haven’t dealt with these issues, that it requires violence, which I think it does require, to be honest, to change this equation. Inequality and injustice is unacceptable. Sadly, this has been the most violent year in Baltimore.” This caused a bit of a […]
“CT imaging creates cross sections of the body, in addition to highlighting soft tissues. ‘We cannot say something about liver or heart diseases,’ says Saleem, a professor of radiology at Cairo University who specializes in paleopathology. ‘But we can do a lot of anthropological work.’”
“In addition to relying on focus groups and instinct to decide which creative endeavors to back, publishing houses, music labels and movie studios might want to gauge how harbingers of failure react to a new project. If it’s a unanimous thumbs-up, the house may well have a loser on its hands.”
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