Quickies: Celebrating Black joy in sci-fi, science, fatherhood, fitness, and nature…
Well, I definitely missed the Friday Quickies this week. Oops. So let’s end the weekend by celebrating some Black joy and accomplishments in the wake of Juneteenth. (And, yes, these selections are totally biased towards my loves of Star Trek, astronomy, and fitness.) Listen to the amazing Nichelle Nichols talk about the era of blaxploitation in film and how Dr.…Read More »
The Great Tantra Challenge!
Here’s a great story that was covered in SWIFT and other places about some of the work that Rationalist International is doing in India. Earlier this month, Sanal Edamaruku challenged a tantrik, or ‘black magician’ to demonstrate his powers on national TV. After 2 hours of chanting, sprinkling water, rubbing his ‘victim’ and waving a knife, Pandit Surinder Sharma was…Read More »