Determined to save Buddhism in Burma during colonial rule, Ledi Sayadaw popularized the teachings of the Abhidharma and introduced thousands of laypeople to the practice of insight meditation.
9) Seems like a great time to point out the #1619project book comes out this fall. My essay will speak directly to criticisms of the role of slavery and the Revolution, and we've added essays by EIGHT more esteemed historians. Cheers.
Students growing up in the US learn about the California gold rush — the forty-niners and their hunt for gold.
But, the gold rush was actually the start of one of the bloodiest periods in US history. It’s a story that remained covered up for years.
While our film didn’t win Best Documentary Feature, we are proud of the momentum that Crip Camp has created for a push towards disability inclusion. From tonight’s historic accessible stage to the broadcast’s innovative captioning, it’s clear disability inclusion is here to stay.
WATCH LIVE: While some in America receive cutting-edge health care, millions go uninsured.
The pandemic has only heightened these inequities.
@WmBrangham reports for this NewsHour special, "Critical Care: America vs. the World." to.pbs.org/3x7Eazm
Y'all. We're looking for another reporter in the Midwest. Is this you? We're open to reporters in Illinois, Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Missouri, Minnesota and Wisconsin. Apply here: propublica.org/jobs/midwest-r…
Join us for the third and final webinar in the "Reimagining Public Safety Series." In this webinar, panelists will discuss and explore the intimate connections and history between policing on and off college campuses.
Register at: usfca.edu/event/2021-04-…
"[Cops] wanted me to beg. And I couldn't beg, so I got my ass kicked.... I learned there were very few who were humane; they just wanted you to say what they wanted you to say. They wanted to be confirmed in something by you. By your face, by your terror of them." James Baldwin
Achieving advanced outcomes from event-driven architecture (EDA) is a multi-stage process that takes time. Ensure your EDA is on the right track and find out how to take it to the next stage with @Gartner_inc detailed EDA maturity model: bit.ly/32sAvhH via @solacedotcom
More than 7 in 10 pet-owning women that seek refuge in domestic violence shelters report that their partner threatened, injured, or killed the family pet. As we begin Animal Violence Awareness Week, it’s critical we recognize how domestic violence and animal cruelty intersect. twitter.com/RepKatiePorter…
MONDAY NIGHT: James Baraz will be leading Spirit Rock's upcoming Monday Night #Meditation and Dharma Talk on April 19 (7:15-9:15pm PT). Register for the Livestream here: bit.ly/SR041921MNLV
*A recording will be available for 90 days but you must register by 4/19.
so grateful to teach with my beloved friend frank ostaseski
please join us
APR 25, 11-12:12:30 MT
Being: In Life, Death, Grief, and Love
Frank Ostaseski, Roshi Joan
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We interrupt the coverage of the shooting of a 13-yr-old boy that interrupted coverage of traffic stop shooting of a 20–yr-old man that interrupted coverage of Derek Chauvin trial for the killing of George Floyd for news of 8 ppl killed at Fedex facility in Indianapolis
“Tell my story. This is happening to women out there right now. I want this to end with me.” - Tigraen #CRSV survivor. It is heartbreaking to see women raped as a tactic of war, to see them wish - like me - to be the last girl with this story.
I am so honored to reveal the covers of the first #1619Project books: THE 1619 PROJECT: A NEW ORIGIN STORY, which dramatically expands the original project, & the children's picture book BORN ON THE WATER, both to publish by @OneWorldLit Nov. 16. Info at 1619books.com
Thinking of Daunte Wright's family. Thinking of the greater Minneapolis community. Thinking of all the Black folks who wake up to this news again and again and again and again and again. Thinking of the toll is takes on your body, the air it pulls from your lungs. Every time.
This week New Mexico ended qualified immunity for abusive police. Qualified immunity is a court-created rule that limits victims of police violence and misconduct from holding officers accountable when they violate a person’s constitutional rights. eji.org/news/new-mexic…