Tag: Reading

This Massachusetts School Has Endured Months of Racist, Hateful Graffiti—but Can’t Seem to Find the Culprit

Photo: iStock At the only public high school in Reading, Mass., swastikas and other hateful graffiti have become a regular occurrence. A new report from the Boston Globe reveals the extent of the problem at Reading Memorial High School, where Nazi symbols and racial and homophobic slurs have popped up […]

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Glory Edim’s new anthology, Well-Read Black Girl, spotlights black women writers and the readers who need them

Glory Edim has always sought refuge in the pages of books, but for years she struggled to find a platform that showcased the work of the black women authors she loved and grew up reading. So in 2015 she launched Well-Read Black Girl, a Brooklyn-based book club and Instagram page that highlights books written by […]

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Link About It: This Week’s Picks: NOLA’s all-women motorcycle club, NASA meets fashion, hilarious teen fiction and more in our look around the web

1. Heron Preston’s NASA-Inspired Collection Goes to Space In partnering with NASA, Heron Preston had to adhere to certain guidelines about color and copy—meticulously incorporating these requirements into his modern vision for apparel. Honoring the 1990 NASA logo, Preston dubbed his spacesuit-inspired FW18 collection the “Fall/Winter 1990” series, and sent some pieces into space to […]

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Detroiters vow to fight after judge rules students have no fundamental right to learn how to read

Renee Schenkman, a former teacher at Experiencia Preparatory Academy, talks to the media in front of the federal courthouse in Detroit, Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016. The state of Michigan was sued over the poor reading skills of Detroit students at five schools, including two charter schools. This post was written and reported by contributor Dawn […]

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Buy: Hacking Whiskey Book

From unlikely infusions to at-home blending, author and whiskey expert Aaron Goldfarb has accumulated numerous tips and tricks for furthering one’s relationship with the popular tipple. The best of the best appear in Goldfarb’s latest book, “Hacking Whiskey,” in the form of recipes, experiments, advice and tips. As ever-more consumers flock to bourbon, rye, scotch […]

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Link About It: Through Video, Teens Are Turning Into Readers

Through Video, Teens Are Turning Into Readers on 02 August 2018 Using their immense influence, several YouTube stars are filming and posting book reviews, book hauls, publicizing new releases, discussing book-to-film adaptations—and garnering hundreds of thousands of views in the process. Dubbed BookTubers, these individuals are having a wildly positive impact on their mostly younger […]

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Amazon is offering Audible to Prime members for just $4.95/month until tonight

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. For just $59.40, you can guarantee you won’t be bored for an entire year.Image: pexels By Leah StodartMashable Deals2018-07-31 18:51:05 UTC Tomorrow is August, guys. As in oh shit, it’s August, and if you procrastinated on the summer […]

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Learn to read faster and improve your memory for just $9

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Just $9 for lifetime accessImage: Pexels By Team CommerceMashable Deals2018-07-29 10:05:00 UTC You know how they say people only use 10% of their brain? Yeah, it turns out, that’s total bullshit.  We absolutely use most of our brain, […]

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