For such a list to do good, something keener than “anti-racism” must be sought. The word and its nominal equivalent, “anti-racist,” suggests something of a vanity project, where the goal is no longer to learn more about race, power, and capital, but to spring closer to the enlightened order of the antiracist. And yet, were one to actually read many of these books, one might reach the conclusion that there is no anti-racist stasis within reach of a lifetime. Thus there cannot be an anti-racist canon that does not crystallize the very sense of things it proposes to undermine. The very assurance of absolution is tainted. The introductory race readers, for their faults, at least court the kind of audience who feels lost at sea in this whole race thing, and readers can lily pad from one to another until they’re ready for the tougher stuff. But it is unfair to beg other literature and other authors, many of them dead, to do this sort of work for someone. If you … [Read more...] about What Is an Anti-Racist Reading List For?
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Former marathon world record holder Wilson Kipsang of Kenya has been handed a four-year ban for anti-doping rule violations (ADRVs) that included using a fake photo of a traffic accident to justify one of four missed whereabouts appointments, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said on Friday. … [Read more...] about Former marathon world record holder banned for four years after giving fake-photo evidence for missed test
He gave them some household appliances and 'dressed' them as pages 89 and 165 of the retailer's catalogue. We'll leave you to decide whether that counts as a book or not. … [Read more...] about Dad dresses son up as iconic psycho character for World Book Day – and people see the funny side
She has written five cookery books, but has also spent a sizeable chunk of her life trying to disentangle herself from dysfunctional eating habits that made her miserable. For years she went to Overeaters Anonymous, learning how not to bury her emotions in food. … [Read more...] about Would you be brave enough to show the world your cellulite? Actress Nadia Sawalha did – in a bold bid to break the ultimate body taboo – and she now asks: when will women abandon the tyranny of unattainably perfect skin?
It noted that the issue only applied to its so-called “knowledge graph” listing and that many images of Churchill were still easily found on its search engine. “We’re aware an image for Sir Winston Churchill is missing from his knowledge graph entry on Google,” the firm’s search liaison arm said on Twitter. “We apologise for any concern. This was not purposeful & will be resolved. Images in such panels are automatically created & updated. During an update, they can briefly disappear.” The statement added his photo would be restored. … [Read more...] about Churchill’s photo goes ‘missing’ from search results