1. Healing Crayon’s Art Store. “I combine protest, play and self care to make art that helps people find their happy place in their body. I have recovered from an eating disorder and am a parent, social worker, artist and intersectional feminist. All profits from this site are donated to the Multi-Service Eating Disorders Association in Newton, Massachusetts.” She also has a really great Instagram account.
2. Set up a day that works and do it over and over again from Austin Kleon. He just released another book — his books on creativity are the BEST.
4. Cognitive load is real from Seth Godin. I feel the truth of this so hard.
5. To Know Yourself is to Forget Yourself. “According to Pema Chödrön, we might think that knowing ourselves is a very ego-centered thing, but by beginning to look clearly and honestly at ourselves, we begin to dissolve the walls that separate us from others.”
11. 40 Acres and a Mule Would Be at Least $6.4 Trillion Today—What the U.S. Really Owes Black America, a very interesting infographic.
13. The Pine Ridge Reservation is one of the most economically impoverished parts of the U.S. Weeks after major flooding, hundreds of its residents remained displaced. (video) In related news, Still reeling from massive flooding and without federal assistance, the Pine Ridge Reservation braces for another major storm.
14. Trump Assails Ilhan Omar With Video of 9/11 Attacks on The New York Times. In related news, Democrats Rally Behind Rep. Ilhan Omar’s Defense In Wake Of Trump’s Latest Attack On The Freshman Lawmaker, and Twitter Urged to Suspend Donald Trump After President Accused of ‘Sharing Propaganda Videos Trafficking in Hate Speech’ Over Omar Attack.
18. This Border Collie saw a car coming straight for her Chihuahua friend. (video) “She bolted forward and grabbed the Chihuahua by the neck and ran out of the way of the car.”
20. Kittens are so funny. (video)
22. Screaming off silence: Andrea Gibson, an interview with one of my favorite poets.
23. [White] Son of a Deputy Sheriff Is Charged in 3 Black Church Fires on The New York Times.
25. Dumpster Diving Reveals U.S. Food Waste Crisis. (video)