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

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

Gmail customization is now easier

https://www.theverge.com/2020/5/27/21271837/gmail-quick-settings-menu-theme-design-update-feature-g-suite Gmail’s latest update makes it easier to change the look of your inbox A quick settings menu removes some of the busy work of adjusting the look and feel By Cameron Faulkner@camfaulkner  May 27, 2020, 11:51am EDT Accessing the plethora of settings hidden in Gmail can be a pain, but it’s about to get a little … Continue reading Gmail customization is now easier

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”

Fixing one change in Gmail

Gmail is always fooling around with its layout. Some changes are good. Some just annoy.For example, I frequently filter a lot of my email directly into folders, unread. When the number of unread messages mount up, I can easily go to that folder and do a quick check. That's just one use of folders. They've … Continue reading Fixing one change in Gmail

Three anti-racist reading lists

I found these five books extremely helpful in understanding the underpinnings of and rationale for racism against African-Americans in the United States: The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America by Richard Rothstein White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide by … Continue reading Three anti-racist reading lists