6 reasons America must stop ignoring its Black youth

The protests in Ferguson have shown the world that the voices of black youth won’t be silenced. Rather than ignoring their much-needed contributions to important dialogues, it’s time America woke up and actually listened.

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Favourite Moments from Cosmos: A SpaceTime Odyssey (4/?)

- From Episode 2: Some of the Things That Molecules Do

Today on “I fucking love science”…

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Should we treat sugar like a drug?
We keep consuming greater and greater quantities of sugar, which is why understanding its biochemical mechanisms is so important: That knowledge can help us kick the habit.

Before the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade, the average person never even had sugar. Today, the average American consumes 150-170 pounds of it a year and many illnesses have been linked to our over-consumption of sugar (like heart disease). This is one of the lingering legacies of slavery and colonialism. 




Notice only 20 shades of gray

It’s been proven that women actually have an acute ability to pick up subtle differences in colors

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white people be like he was a thug he deserved to die meanwhile every major white serial killer got due process, a fan club, and a major movie made of they life


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Took an hour to pop him and he was armed so…. Go ahead, tell how this is different from the young unarmed man being gunned down a few miles away from #Ferguson in a matter of mins. I’ll wait.

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