April 1, 2016
Just Fooling Around: 5 Pranks Pulled By Famous Musicians
It's April Fool's Day, which means that it's best to be on guard for possible pranks that might be pulled at your expense, but it's not as if the pulling of practical jokes is something that's limited to a single day of the year. Here are five instances where notable musicians entertained themselves and had some fun, some of which were on April 1, some of which weren't, but they're all pretty funny...at least to the people who weren't the victims, anyway.
What Is Your Allyship Style?
allyship (v.) is an active and consistent practice of unlearning and re-evaluating beliefs and actions, in which a person seeks to work in solidarity with a marginalized individual or group of people. NYU Ally Week 2017 takes place April 10th to 14th. At a large urban institution with hundreds of micro-communities, it is often challenging to foster meaningful cross-cultural interactions. NYU Ally Week creates opportunities for students, faculty, and administrators to deepen their understanding of the experiences of others, and raise awareness of the individual and collective injustices that confront many in our society. This quiz can help determine what your allyship style and approach is in examining stereotypes and prejudice and promoting equity and social justice.
8 Candid Memoirs To Add To Your Reading List This May
If you’re still riding the spring renewal high, feel free to take a gander at these wonderfully candid memoirs. They’re guaranteed to make you laugh, cry, sigh, contemplate, and ultimately inspire you to renew yourself and live your most authentic life.
Republican National Committee Hires New Black Media Communications Director
Telly Lovelace takes over job of working with black outlets as Republicans worry Trump nomination will make it even harder to reach black voters. The RNC announced his title Friday: national director of African American initiatives and media.
Six Struggles Only Contact-Wearers Will Know
All eyes are not created equal, but some understand this more than others. For all those blessed with 20/20 vision, it can be easy to assume that is normal. Even those who wear glasses tend to have it pretty easy, but those who suffer through the everyday trials of contacts know so much better.
Do You Know What Happened In The News This Week?
California will have the highest minimum wage in the U.S., renowned architect Dame Zaha Hadid died, and a man hijacked an EgyptAir plane. Take the BuzzFeed News quiz, made from stories featured in the BuzzFeed News app (now available in Canda, Australia, and the UK) and the BuzzFeed News newsletter this week.