NYPL’s lists of books and research materials for awakening yourself on black issues

Many of these books showed up in one of the three prior lists but not all. Below is the guide to research on black issues. The Schomburg Center's Black Liberation Reading List by Lisa Herndon, Communications and Publications Manager, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, June 3, 2020 Michelle Alexander's The New Jim Crow: Mass … Continue reading NYPL’s lists of books and research materials for awakening yourself on black issues

I’m a two-spacer. How about you?

https://www.wsj.com/articles/people-who-type-two-spaces-after-a-period-just-cant-win-11591199528 People Who Type Two Spaces After a Period Just Can’t Win Two-spacers say the extra room after a sentence is easier on the eyes, but the one-spacers keep gaining ground By James HookwayJune 3, 2020 11:52 am ET Ever since computers displaced typewriters, a rift has grown between people who put two spaces after a … Continue reading I’m a two-spacer. How about you?

Questions about your stimulus prepaid debit card

Many internet-knowledgable people received their stimulus payments directly into their bank accounts. Then there are the large number of people who aren't that trusting or savvy. Treasury, in my view, really messed up the distribution of stimulus funds to those people in large ways and small. They sent the funds in a prepaid debit card … Continue reading Questions about your stimulus prepaid debit card

Another way in which benefits are difficult to access, this time for the unemployed

You can't tell me the State of New York doesn't have the clout to find a bank with more ATMs (and no fees) to handle the distribution of unemployment benefits. This situation is horrendous. Just one more example of how the people who are poor, even if only temporarily, are treated poorly as well. https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/05/nyregion/keybank-nyc-coronavirus.htmlContinue reading Another way in which benefits are difficult to access, this time for the unemployed

Great movie to watch free in June “Just Mercy”

https://www.businessinsider.com/how-to-watch-just-mercy-free-streaming-rental 'Just Mercy' is now free to stream through June to help educate people on systemic racism Steven Cohen Jun 2, 2020, 5:40 PM Warner Bros. has made "Just Mercy" free to rent on digital streaming platforms throughout June.The film is being offered as a resource to help educate people about the dangers of systemic … Continue reading Great movie to watch free in June “Just Mercy”

Roots showing? Here are some glorious solutions

https://www.boredpanda.com/hairdresser-gray-hair-makeovers-jack-martin/ Instead Of Covering Grey Roots, This Hairdresser Makes Clients Embrace It With His Powerful Transformations (35 Pics) Justinas Keturka and Rokas Laurinavičius It all started three years ago. A woman walked into colorist Jack Martin's California salon and told him that she had been dyeing her hair from gray to brown with at-home box … Continue reading Roots showing? Here are some glorious solutions