Posts in category

Computer Book


More than two years ago, a North Carolina high school social studies teacher asked the librarians at the Wilson Library for a list of Jim Crow laws in the state. When librarians responded to the request, they found that such a list did not exist. Since 2019, the University Libraries’ On the Books: Jim Crow …

Misty Jones, seen here on January 26, 2022, is the director of the San Diego Public Library and oversees the central library and 35 branches. / Photo by Adriana Heldiz San Diego Chief Librarian Misty Jones has a lot of numbers on her mind these days, and not just the Dewey Decimal System. Residents just …

Two decades ago, the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe in east-central Minnesota had 145 fluent speakers of the Ojibwe language. By 2019, that number had dropped to just 25. Then COVID-19 wreaked deadly havoc. Today, there are only twenty. “It’s incredibly devastating,” said Baabiitaw Boyd, who is a senior adviser to a Mille Lacs Band …

the La Jolla Light presents this ongoing series of online activities to undertake on your computer or tablet, as well as local in-person events. Conferences and learning • The Pen to Paper Writing Course resumes at 1 p.m. Thursday, February 3 at the La Jolla/Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. The weekly class is open to …

At another time, noise island– the absorbing and ever-patient new album from amorphous British band Modern Nature – could have been a major label debut. After all, the mastermind of the project, Jack Cooper, sports the kind of impressive resume that lends itself to upward mobility, from his stint in two buzzy rock bands to …

Patna: Alone in his tiny two-by-10ft rented accommodation at Musallapur Haat in Patna, Rakesh Kumar tends to injuries he suffered in an alleged police action against job applicants who were protesting ‘defects’ and changes in the recruitment process for railway employment. Agitation against the Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) exams has centered on Bihar and Uttar …

RIVERSIDE, Calif. — Empirical, Textual, Contextual at the California Museum of Photography at UC Riverside, is an informed mid-career retrospective of Los Angeles-based artist Brandon Lattu’s immaculate works over the past 25 years. The title of the show is almost clinically comical. It is a deadpan depiction of the meta-machinations of Lattu’s vocation: empirical data …

Human-induced trait changes have been observed in animals on every continent other than Antarctica. Today, worker bees in industrial hives – transported from farm to farm across the United States in truck convoys – are a third larger than their wild, more docile cousins. Over the past 100 years, North American songbirds have changed the …

To free, by Léa Ypi (Norton). This memory of growing up in the midst of Albania’s transition to democracy is limited by two revolutions: the violent uprisings against the communist regime in 1990, and those that took place seven years later, against the depredations of the “therapy “economic shock” that followed its collapse. . Ypi, …

In fact, Cullors did not buy the properties with funds from the BLM Global Network, which said she had only received a total of $120,000 since the group’s inception in 2013 and nothing after 2019. She points out that she’s had two lucrative book deals, one of which produced a bestselling New York Times memoir …