September 23, 2020 | NPR · Parts of the West Coast experienced very unhealthy or hazardous air from wildfires for the first time ever recorded. Millions endured that smoke for twice as long as the recent average.
September 23, 2020 | NPR · Breonna Taylor’s name has become a rallying cry at nationwide protests against racial injustice and police violence. Demonstrators have long called for the officers to face criminal charges.
September 23, 2020 | NPR · “We understand the inequities that were associated with the name and face of the Uncle Ben’s brand and … we have committed to change,” the parent company said in a statement.
September 23, 2020 | NPR · In her first non-fiction work, Laila Lalami says these Americans want the country to succeed, but can’t avoid the gulf between purported values of equality and the realities of systematic oppression.