Ta-Nehisi Coates makes PEN Literary Awards longlist
Ta-Nehisi Coates, the Baltimore writer who recently took home a National Book Award, has made the first cut for another prestigious honor: a PEN Literary Award. More
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The scenes of police violence on peaceful demonstrators in video after video tonight are reminiscent of historic footage of foreign, hostile military powers invading cities and subduing civilians. Yet, somehow, it is us. https://twitter.com/peterdaou/status/1268575677286154246
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Unrest continues across Papua and West Papua. An Indonesian court ruled on Wednesday that the government's decision to rein in internet speeds in a bid to contain civil unrest in the country's easternmost region of Papua last year was unlawful. More on https://nyti.ms/3gWoWoH