After being slaughtered to near extinction by colonists in the 1800s, American bison are slowly making a comeback thanks to conservation efforts. The latest conservation project comes from Denver Parks and Recreation (DPR) and aims to not only restore bison populations but also … [Read more...] about Denver to donate bison to Tribal land as form of reparations
The Chicago suburb of Evanston has launched the country’s first reparations program to compensate for the racism and discrimination Black Americans have historically experienced and continue to face in society, but across the country in California, reparations are taking a … [Read more...] about CA to return property to Black family after illegally seizing it 100 years ago
The site of brutal “race riots” in 1917, St. Louis, Missouri is all too familiar with confronting the violence of racism in its communities and institutions. Turning over a new leaf in its fight against systemic racism, police brutality, and inequality, the city has elected its … [Read more...] about St. Louis elects Tishaura Jones as first Black female mayor
Andrew Bell, a Boston University College of Arts & Sciences assistant recently published a paper that suggests we adopt the principles of the popular racing game Mario Kart to reduce world poverty and improve sustainability. This classic Nintendo racing game has stirred up … [Read more...] about Does Mario Kart hold the key to reducing poverty and boosting sustainability?
“Would you mind telling me how your name is pronounced?” It’s a simple question, but one that is skirted around by many people in both personal and professional settings. As awkward as it may seem to you, asking someone how their name is pronounced and learning the proper … [Read more...] about How name pronunciation makes you a better colleague and ally