Two Poems by Rashidah Ismaili
The dead sleep nude. / Centuries have robbed coats. / Dresses have been discarded / for non-essential yardage. / Here and there a hand reaches More
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Crowds gathered on a recent Friday at a Melbourne, FL, Ben & Jerry's. But it wasn't the Cherry Garcia drawing the extra customers. It was opening night for the "Banned Book Nook"—and customers scooped up novels, memoirs and biographies along with ice cream https://www.npr.org/2023/03/23/1164284891/book-bans-school-libraries-florida
Fake images shows #AI's disruptive power.
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“Screw them all,” he said of fact-checkers and mainstream news outlets. https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2023/03/22/trump-arrest-deepfakes/
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