Whoever scripted this hated Belize almost as much as they hated Britain — it's so sanctimonious, condescending, self-loathingly offensive you suspect it's dark comedy and start looking for Peter Serafinowicz to show up. But it's an old explainer for upper-crust military officers, apparently, a glove that certainly fits all the above. It's gone viral as an artifact of the 1980s, but by then Belize was independent, so it's probably older. The political backdrop: Belize was supposed to become independent in the 1960s, but Britain knew Guatemala would invade if they left, so things got very complicated. It's one of the funny little secrets of decolonization that Britain was responsible for Belize's defense well into the 1990s and never really left.
After white students at Coosa High School in Georgia waved a confederate flag and made racist remarks, Black students planned a protest in response. But for some reason (aka racism), the school suspended the Black protestors while the kids with the racist flag did not face repercussions. To add salt to the open wound, a… READ THE REST
A resident of Virginia Beach, Virginia reportedly plays audio of monkey sounds and recorded racist skits meant to harass a Black family who lives nearby. The Martinez family reported the neighbor to the police but authorities claim they are powerless to stop the horrible behavior. From CNN: "We noticed a little erratic behavior like these… READ THE REST
The Committee of 100 has just released a comprehensive new study on racial disparities in US prosecutions under the Espionage Act, based on data from court filings featuring 276 individual defendants across 190 cases. They concluded: Individuals with Asian or Chinese names are punished twice as severely as defendants with more Western names in charges… READ THE REST
We all know someone who is a terrible snorer or, maybe, that person is us! Either way, everyone hates snoring. The bad news is, it can be tough to stop because we aren't aware of what may be causing the snoring in the first place. The good news is, the VVFLY Smart Snore Eye Mask… READ THE REST
If you've been recently injured, have chronic issues from arthritis, or are like so many of us dealing with poor posture due to working an office job, neck and shoulder pain can be relentless. While those problems may never go away completely without professional help, there's an easy way to alleviate temporary pain efficiently and… READ THE REST
Whatever age we may be, we can always stand to learn something new, even if we're years removed from school. If you're looking to pick up some new skills, consider these 21 courses, which range from coding and IT to essential life skills. Plus, each of these courses goes for $10 a piece. That's a… READ THE REST