Anthropology

A Brief History of Juneteenth Day

*This is a written transcript of my podcast episode on June 19th. If you would prefer to listen to the full episode you can find it here:  We are moving through what feels like a new racial revolution, one where much of the world is muting themselves to amplify voices of colour, Indigenous Peoples and vulnerable communities. I think it’s…

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Around The World in 8 Million Objects: The British Museum

Whenever I’m in London, I make it a point to visit my place of worship. Nope, it’s not St. Paul’s Cathedral, or Westminster Abbey. They’re lovely, but as an Atheist (gasp!) my admiration for English churches doesn’t go much further than the exquisiteness of their towering buttresses, the craftsmanship of stained glass windows or the eerily beautiful acoustics found only…

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