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The Secret of My Success
After LA’s Sqirl cafe sold moldy jam, its owner cited a mycologist to defend it. But he doesn’t approve.
By Emily Heil, Washington Post
E Pluribus Falco
: The controversial International Pizza Consultant, Anthony Falco, and his broken relationship with Roberta’s
I’m leaving Sleeping Giants, but not because I want to
: How my white male co-founder gaslighted me out of the movement we built together.
by Nandini Jammi, Medium
What’s Left of Condé Nast
: Two years after Si Newhouse died (and Graydon Carter left), Anna Wintour and a new CEO map out the future they can afford.
by Reeves Wiedeman, New York Magazine
The concept of “listening” as applied to the leaders of large organizations and their workers is one of the most misunderstood and depoliticizing concepts out here - with race, gender and many other areas of social justice.
By Chenjerai Kumanyika, Twitter
How to Steak
: It's a steak recipe.
Why This Restaurant Critic Isn’t Dining Out Right Now
: Critic Ryan Sutton, who was sickened by COVID-19 in March, argues that the leisure of dining out doesn’t justify the health risks to workers
by Ryan Sutton, Eater
From Diana Kennedy to Alison Roman: When White Women of Privilege Borrow From Ethnic Cuisines
by Cassie Da Costa, Daily Beast
Did Alison Roman dress up as a chola? The difference between cultural appropriation and cultural appreciation
by Melissa Mora Hidalgo, L.A. TACO
A script for asking a restaurant if they're Black-owned
: For writers building lists and just not sure if a spot is Black-owned
Read Some Condescending Emails From Former BA EIC Adam Rapoport About What Is and Isn't Brownface
by Julianne Escobedo Shepherd, Jezebel
The Assistant Files, Vol. 43: Amiel Stanek, Bon Appetit's Adam Rapoport
by Alexandra Ilyashov, The Daily Front Row
Bon Appétit's editor-in-chief just resigned — but staffers of color say there's a 'toxic' culture of microaggressions and exclusion that runs far deeper than one man
by Rachel Premack, Business Insider
The Editor Of Bon Appétit Is Resigning After A Photo Of Him In Brownface Resurfaced
by Stephanie K. Baer, Buzz Feed News
How Police Unions Became Such Powerful Opponents to Reform Efforts
: Half a decade after a spate of officer-involved deaths inspired widespread protest, many police unions are digging in to defend members.
by Noam Scheiber, Farah Stockman and J. David Goodman, The New York Times
Why George Floyd matters
: How to donate to and support black communities and protestors — Tracking police violence against protestors — Learning about historical and systemic police violence against black Americans
by Celine Nguyen
A Call for the Ability to Share Links on Instagram During Unprecedented Times
: Instagram is implicitly censoring the ability to share information for those who lack significant power on the platform. Copy and paste the text, share it on Instagram, and tag @mosseri and @instagram.
Shaun King Keeps Raising Money, and Questions About Where It Goes
by Kali Holloway, Vox
Defunding the Police
: Born of a very long DM that I wrote to someone who asked about defunding the police.
Want police reform? We need independent medical examiners and coroners.
By Justin Feldman, Washington Post
Why you should stop saying “all lives matter,” explained in 9 different ways
by German Lopez, Vox