The internet was a mixed bag this week.
Each of Towns’ quilts in this series is named after a different African-American spiritual song, the roots of which run deep in the Black church and in the Black southern art tradition as well.
This week's news includes: Baltimore's homeless can remain in hotels, hospitals brace for second surge, Hogan's "Turkey Police," and more reporting from Baltimore Beat, The Real News Network, Technical.ly Baltimore, and others.
Prior to COVID, the restaurant was booked many weeks out. Now they’re making it work through a grab-and-go storefront selling sandwiches, hearty stews, and baked goods to go.
My internet was mostly musical this week.
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A lively and mostly persuasive argument that the Shroud of Turin is not Jesus Christ's funerary cloth, but was instead likely fabricated by an artist in the 1350s, and then slowly embraced by Catholic officials who saw an opportunity for profit.
Installed in the mansion, the works are loosely grouped thematically by floors and rooms, tackling themes of segregation, women’s rights and suffrage, colorism, voter suppression, immigrant rights, and white supremacy.
The internet is starting to become more normal again—whatever that means.
People were honking horns down every road, holding Biden/Harris signs out of windows and shouting with joy. It had been a while since I had been out capturing moments like this.