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Announcing the 2021 Ida B. Wells Fellows

Announcing the 2021 Ida B. Wells Fellows

Type Investigations is pleased to announce the 2021 Ida B. Wells Fellows. The fellows are emerging and mid-career journalists working in a variety of media formats and outlets. They will report on topics including labor exploitation, criminal justice, immigration asylum, and reproductive health care access.

New Editorial Director Joins Bold Type Books

New Editorial Director Joins Bold Type Books

Hillary Brenhouse joins Bold Type Books on May 24th as the editorial director. Brenhouse was previously the editor-in-chief of Guernica Magazine, and editor of the Guardian’s “Antiracism and America” series.

The “Machine That Eats Up Black Farmland”

The “Machine That Eats Up Black Farmland”

After decades of discriminating against Black farmers and ignoring their complaints, the USDA is promising to do better. Again.
By Kathryn Joyce, Nathan Rosenberg & Bryce Stucki for Mother Jones

Now Available from Bold Type Books: The Disordered Cosmos

Now Available from Bold Type Books: The Disordered Cosmos

In this book Dr. Chanda Prescod-Weinstein shares her love for physics, from the physics of melanin in skin, to the latest theories of dark matter — all with a new spin informed by history, politics, and the wisdom of Star Trek.

Strangers in a Homeland

Strangers in a Homeland

In Kabul, one of the world’s most dangerous cities, one man works to help Afghan asylum seekers return to a place they never knew.
By May Jeong for VQR

Opinion: Why Senate Republicans fear Deb Haaland

Opinion: Why Senate Republicans fear Deb Haaland

Conservatives have portrayed Haaland as a divisive partisan, but in 2019, she introduced the most bills with bipartisan support of all House freshmen.
By Julian Brave NoiseCat for Washington Post

FT Business Books: January Edition

FT Business Books: January Edition

The Financial Times recommends reading Type Fellow Sarah Jaffe’s new book “Work Won’t Love You Back.”
By Andrew Hill in The Financial Times.

Defanged.

Defanged.

Money and politics could doom the Florida panther — and the Endangered Species Act.
By Jimmy Tobias in The Intercept.

They’ve Showed Us Who They Are

They’ve Showed Us Who They Are

The assault on the Capitol inspired by President Trump was a tragic event, but it illuminated the national landscape like a flash.
By Joe Conason in The National Memo.

Covid-19 Has Been Hardest on Women

Covid-19 Has Been Hardest on Women

When money is tight and time is tighter, the basic structure of male supremacy shows itself to be remarkably intact.
By Katha Pollitt in The Nation.

‘No Choice but to Do It’

‘No Choice but to Do It’

Many of the 230,000 women and girls in U.S. jails and prisons were abuse survivors before they entered the system.
By Justine van der Leun in The Appeal and The New Republic.

The Risk Makers

The Risk Makers

Viral hate, election interference, and hacked accounts: inside the tech industry’s decades-long failure to reckon with risk.
By Catherine Buni and Soraya Chemaly in OneZero.

Confinement and Contagion

Confinement and Contagion

In February, Tomiekia Johnson’s mother, father, sister, and daughter came to Central California Women’s Facility (CCWF).
By Justine van der Leun in The New York Review of Books.

For The Generals, A Duty To Speak Up Now

For The Generals, A Duty To Speak Up Now

So far nobody in the United States military has expressed great surprise over President Trump’s alleged remarks about soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice.
By Joe Conason in The National Memo.

The Empty Cases

The Empty Cases

A look at how things might change in British museums as a result of the Black Lives Matter movement.
By Gary Younge in BBC Radio 4.

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