Monday, June 19, 2023

Morning Coffee Link Roundup (6/19/23)

Today is Monday. Happy Juneteenth! Here's my weekly TV news roundup at the Televixen.

Juneteenth, the newest federal holiday, is gaining awareness (NPR)

State appeals dismissal of civil rights case against regional white supremacist group (NHPR)

Communities of Color Have Suffered Environmental Injustice for Far Too Long (NYT)

Blinken meets China’s Xi Jinping amid effort to ease tensions (WaPo)

Heavy casualties on both sides as Ukraine offensive edges forward (The Guardian)

Iowa, New Hampshire Democratic presidential contests remain in flux after DNC panel meets (NH Bulletin)

Ugh: Texas Officially Bans So-Called "Sexually Explicit" Books; Demands Book Ratings from Vendors (Book Riot)

The Dirty Secret of Corporate Pride (Slate)

‘The world’s largest Black group chat’: Behind the mission to preserve Black Twitter (The 19th*)

Divers Are About to Pull a 3,000-Year-Old Shipwreck From the Depths (Smithsonian)

And some longer reads:

This is an essential read about what's currently going on with baseball: I Was Supposed to Write About Elly De La Cruz Today (Fangraphs)

To fight Putin, Russian militias aid Ukraine with cross-border attacks (WaPo)

How a Grad Student Uncovered the Largest Known Slave Auction in the U.S. (ProPublica)

From Alpacas to Yaks, Mammal DNA Yields Its Secrets (NYT)

Harnessing the Storm: Six Crime Novels That Feature Natural Disasters (CrimeReads)

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