Mash-Up Round-Up: Moka Pot + North Dakota
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Mash-Ups In The News
1912 to 1937. A collaboration with Booker T. Washington and a businessman of Jewish immigrant parents. 4,978 schools for Black children across 15 Southern and border states. A multigenerational impact that continues today.
Forget New York, Texas, or California. North Dakota’s Asian American population has shot up by 241% the last 20 years! In second place? South Dakota.
“The people are nice here. It’s just a little cold…It’s nothing like home. But when you are with the Chinese people here, it feels like it.”
via Los Angeles Times
“Something about the long tradition of exerting religious control over disabled people — of treating disability as a sin or a curse from god, something to be repaired with righteousness — has morphed into the cure evangelist: that urgent, ardent representative of the nondisabled world.”
Construction, power plants, cars, agriculture — no matter where the pollution comes from, it’s people of color who are suffering most.
“Empirical research is now catching up with the reality: that America is segregated and so is pollution.”
via NY Times
Instead of sombre architecture to commemorate a tragic anniversary, the experiential and transformative design was informed by pop-up books to create a new collective ritual of wonder and awe.
Medical interpreters help patients with limited English skills navigate their treatment. For many patients, an interpreter is the last person they will speak to who understands what they are saying.
via New Yorker
“You either fit in or you get lost.” The sex-segregated sports world has seen transgender athletes treated as political lightning rods, but what about the nonbinary athletes left out of the conversation entirely?
via Sports Illustrated
Te Hiku Media gathered huge swathes of Māori language data, enough to build language tech with auto speech recognition and speech-to-text. Now, corporations that “sell globalisation as a service” are now trying to take it over.
An iconic shape, a sensory experience — an indestructible Italian pot is becoming the vinyl records of coffee.
About one-third are people of color. More than a quarter voted for Trump in 2020. And about 70 percent don’t have a four-year college degree. Read a thorough breakdown of these fascinating findings about faith.
via Five Thirty Eight