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  1. The Pigeon

    Canada is a vast, diverse country, and The Pigeon is a new publication that aims to tell its stories with nuance and depth, focusing on Black, Indigenous, LGBTQ2S+, and POC voices.

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  2. The Appeal

    The Appeal is a journalism project that focuses on some of the most urgent social issues in America, from criminal-justice reform to public health and voting rights.

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  3. Canadian Art

    Canadian Art is the leading publication covering the art scene in Canada, and a go-to destination for features, essays, artist interviews, and exhibition listings.

    Art
  4. Performing Whiteness

    A powerful essay by Sarah Bellamy, who, in the wake of George Floyd being murdered in her hometown, argues that we need to question how white bodies might be predisposed to rely on a racial inheritance that endangers the lives of others.      

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  5. Open Americas

    Open Americas encourages open, respectful debate around social issues facing the Western Hemisphere. “We advocate a diversity of thought through information, whether it be conveyed through research, literature, reviews, or photographs.”

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  6. “Making space for another viewpoint does not negate yours. Quite the opposite — it provides more context and framework for your own experience.” (Kiara Goodwin, The Everygirl)

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  7. Robin DiAngelo

    For over 20 years Robin DiAngelo has been a consultant, educator and facilitator on issues of racial and social justice. She is the author of several books, including White Fragility. 

    Academia
  8. Meg Guliford on being a black grad student right now: “I’m disappointed with and disheartened by the institutional expectation that pressing forward with little interruption while trying to process all this heartbreak is healthy.”

    Academia
  9. Go Wild Inside – 17 Ways to Connect with Nature at Home

    On her blog Kids of the Wild Lucy normally likes to talk about how to get your kids outside more. However, there are also ideas for lockdown activities — including ways for children to connect with nature while staying inside.

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  10. A Journal of the Plague Year

    “I have always used writing to process my experiences and ideas. As a result, it seems natural, as the pace of life slows and more of us are confined to our homes, to use words to explore the shifts that this period will bring.” Ann Morgan launches a new blog to chronicle this time of […]

    Authors
  11. So, it’s Autism Awareness Day

    “I’ll always see the world in a slightly different way than most people, but I’ve figured out a system that works for me, and it gives me great strength.” For Autism Awareness Day, Justin McElroy reflects on life on the spectrum.

    Autism
  12. Parents, Stop Freaking Out, Teachers Aren’t Perfect Either

    Angela Graham, a teacher, addresses the fears of parents who are new to homeschooling: “We are not perfect, and whatever school ends up looking like for your child the rest of this year, we don’t expect you to be perfect either.”

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  13. This is not my first rodeo

    “I know that this situation, while ‘oh this again’ for me, is probably novel and once-in-a-lifetime for you. That is, in fact, why I did the job I did for 30 years: so that shortages and lockdowns and shutdowns and uncertainty aren’t life-as-usual for you.” The writer at InBLOGnito shares learnings from years of facing […]

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  14. Commuting in Corona Times

    Artist Kera Till draws a public transportation map for these strange, uncertain times.

    Art
  15. Virtual Tea Towel Museum

    Barbara Howard, the curator of the Virtual Tea Towel Museum, has over a thousand tea towels, and every single once comes with a story.

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