Hurricane Harvey Recovery Resources
“We will continue to update this page as information becomes available. Active Area Shelter List
Houston NRG Center at Loop 610 & Kirby will open at 10 p.m. Tuesday. Holds 10,000 people. Lakewood Church: 3700 Southwest Fwy, Houston, TX 77027 George R. Brown Convention Center downtown Toyota Center downtown Alief Taylor High School: 7555 Howell Sugar Land Rd, Houston, TX 77083 …”
Click below to see more…
Source: Hurricane Harvey Recovery Resources | Houston Public Library
In response to real-world tragedies, a number of people online have turned to Superman for a lesson in diversity and respect. Now, DC has shared some history and a beautiful restoration of a classic poster.
Source: Superman Teaches Diversity in This Beautifully Restored Poster
He’s been debunked again and again—and yet we still can’t give him up.
Source: Why Freud Survives | The New Yorker
The great evil of American slavery wasn’t involuntary servitude, says public-interest lawyer Bryan Stevenson. It was the ideology of white supremacy used to justify it — and it’s an ugly part…
Source: This is the conversation about race that we need to have now |
It’s difficult to focus on writing, particularly fiction, when the world feels like it’s on fire.
“To be sure, these times — by which I mean the Trump era to date, let’s go ahead and avoid cutesy winking allusions — are making it hard for lots of writers, not just the ones who write science fiction. It’s difficult to focus on writing, particularly fiction, when the world feels like it’s on fire and everyone you know is trying to decide between hiding in a hole or taking up recreational alcoholism to get by.”
Source: During Trump’s present, it’s hard to write the future, says science fiction writer John Scalzi – LA Times
Community of Gardens is the Smithsonian’s digital home for sharing and preserving the stories of gardens and the gardeners who make them grow.
Source: Community of Gardens
Public and college libraries alike faced challenges and tough choices this weekend in Charlottesville, VA, when clashes between white nationalist demonstrators and counterprotesters from social justice, civil rights, and anti-fascist groups took place on the campus of the University of Virginia and across the city, leaving three dead and 34 injured.
Note: See also the syllabus document noted in the article: https://gradcoalition.com/wp/2017/08/14/charlottesville-syllabus-zine-1-for-august-12-2017/
Source: Charlottesville Libraries Weather Violent Protests, Offer Unity