October 24, 2021

What did Hurricane Dorian do to the Bahamas’ coral reefs?

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By Chris D’Angelo From Mother Jones This story was originally published by the HuffPost and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. As the people of the Bahamas struggle to recover from Hurricane Dorian, the strongest storm in the nation’s history, a team of scientists is setting out to assess the damage to the vibrant coral reefs that are key […]

Ferguson police drove over a Michael Brown Memorial after their dogs peed on it

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By Joe Coscarelli from new York Mag By now the image of 18-year-old Michael Brown’s dead body lying in a Ferguson street for four hours under the summer sun is well known, if no easier to stomach. Invoking the American history of lynching, The New Yorker’s Jelani Cobb writes, “It had the effect of reminding […]