Octavia Butler aimed to create a new kind of science fiction that allowed the reader to connect to the worlds she created in a human way.
Famous Characters’ Favorite Cocktails: Pop Chart Lab has designed an infographic cataloguing famous literary, film, and television characters’ favorite drinks. Can you name the favorite libation of Don Draper from Mad Men, The Dude from The Big Lebowski, and Jack Barnes from The Sun Also Rises? If you can’t think of the answers off the top of your head (for shame!) this print will help you out.
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Yikes. This from the New York Times on the impact of mass incarceration of African American men on voter turnout.
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The members of the class of 2013 entered college under the gloom the Great Recession, came of age in an era of economic uncertainty and are graduating into a job market still scarred by high unemployment.