Saturday, July 11, 2020

Arts & Culture

How talking about the coronavirus as an enemy combatant can backfire

Sometimes battle entails battling different international locations; different occasions, it’s the metaphorical form, like our present “war” in opposition to the coronavirus.We see this battle mirrored in the language that will get utilized by politicians,...

Should architecturally significant low-income housing be preserved?

This previous January, in Buffalo, New York, the second section of demolition for a low-income housing complicated referred to as Shoreline Apartments commenced.The property proprietor had lengthy wished to switch the crumbling buildings. Residents...

How did ‘white’ become a metaphor for all things good?

Shortly after George Floyd’s demise, one among my pals texted me that Floyd wasn’t essentially a unhealthy individual, however, pointing to his prior stints in jail, added that “he wasn’t lily-white either.”Soon thereafter, I learn...

Why ‘I was just being sarcastic’ can be such a convenient excuse

After President Donald Trump mentioned throughout his June 20 rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma, that elevated testing was liable for the surging variety of infections, the condemnation of the wrong declare was swift.Six days later,...

When France extorted Haiti – the greatest heist in history

In the wake of George Floyd’s killing, there have been requires defunding police departments and calls for for the removing of statues. The concern of reparations for slavery has additionally resurfaced.Much of the reparations...

Rethinking the K-pop industry’s silence during the Black Lives Matter movement

As nationwide protests towards police violence and racial inequality proceed in the U.S., K-pop followers, well-known for his or her social media savvy, are utilizing their collective energy to rally round the Black Lives Matter...

Hip-hop is the soundtrack to Black Lives Matter protests, continuing a tradition that dates back to the blues

The sound of Public Enemy’s 1989 music “Fight the Power” blared as face-masked protesters in Washington, D.C. broke into a spontaneous rendition of the electrical slide dance close to the White House.It was the morning...

New York opens traffic-clogged streets to people during pandemic, the city’s latest redesign in times of dramatic change

On some usually congested New York City streets, vehicles are gone, changed by diners tentatively returning to eating places – although solely outdoors – after months of lockdown. On June 22, the metropolis entered part...

Holding on and holding still, a son photographs his father with Alzheimer’s

In 1985, when Stephen DiRado was simply a few years out of school, he purchased his first large-format, 8x10 digital camera. Since every publicity value eight bucks in at this time’s {dollars}, the method required...

How Hemingway felt about fatherhood

Ernest Hemingway was affectionately referred to as “Papa,” however what sort of dad was he?In my position as Associate Editor of the Hemingway Letters Project, I spend my time investigating the roughly 6,000...
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