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In 2006, Effa manley, co-owner of the Negro Leagues’ Newark Eagles and ardent civil rights advocate, became the first – and, to date, the only – woman National Baseball Hall of Fame. Forty years after Manley’s death in 1981, a new young adult book documents her extraordinary life, examining how she led her team to …

Characters and stories that challenge stereotypes and boundaries are at the heart of his growing collection of books on the theme of “Dismantling the Patriarchy”. “Dismantling patriarchy isn’t just about reforming what it means to be a woman or defining ‘masculinity’, it’s about allowing complexity of character,” Symons said. “You don’t have to be one …

WALTHAM, Mass., May 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Eloxx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (the “Company”) (Nasdaq: ELOX), a leader in targeted ribosomal RNA gene therapies for rare diseases, today announced have launched a public offering subscribed for shares of its ordinary shares. In addition, the Company expects to grant the Underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up …

I I can’t remember the last time I enjoyed reading a book where my enjoyment was unrelated to the euphoric sense of accomplishment I got upon finishing it. It’s not because I don’t like to read or prefer to watch TV. No, it’s because of a little app on my phone called Goodreads. Home to …

Subscribers to The Climate Crisis newsletter have received this article in their inbox. Sign up to receive the next installments. We are used to the idea that CO2—One atom of carbon, two atoms of oxygen — is a dangerous molecule. Indeed, reducing carbon dioxide emissions has become the way many executives and journalists describe our …

ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill., May 12, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE: AJG) (“Gallagher”) today announced a subscribed public offering of 9,000,000 shares of its common stock. Morgan Stanley acts as the sole manager of the offering accounting. Gallagher also intends to grant the Underwriters a 30-day option to purchase an …

REDWOOD CITY, Calif .– (BUSINESS WIRE) –Epic, the world’s leading digital reading platform for children, today released the results of a first report on children’s reading preferences and habits titled Find out more: A report on the state of children’s reading habits and interests during the pandemic. The report combines the results of a survey …

Three years ago, a video went viral of a group of teenage college students chanting the n-word at a private party in Southlake, Texas. Now, as the school district tries to incorporate cultural awareness into the program, a group of parents is fighting back. Southlake is not a racist community – that was the consensus …

VANCOUVER – An emergency physician and best-selling author says his new book on vaccine reluctance is a cautionary tale about the COVID-19 pandemic. New fictional thriller “Lost Immunity” is set in Seattle in the midst of an outbreak of a “dreaded strain” of meningitis, and focuses on the challenges of a public health worker, who …

A version of this article first appeared in the “Reliable Sources” newsletter. You can register for free here. This era of extreme wealth, growing inequalities, and expected excessive sharing has given rise to a new pace: covering the American billionaire class. Just consider the final days of the headlines: lots of news and noise about …