• Dan Snyder, owner of the Washington Redskins and steadfast supporter of the racist name, published a letter detailing how he has set up a foundation to assist American Indian tribes, a move that Native activist Suzan Shown Harjo is calling "somewhere between a PR assault and bribery." [Huffington Post]
• The UTNE reader has the first chapter of Grandma Gatewood's Walk, the story of 67-yr-old woman who hiked the Appalachian Trail wearing Keds sneakers and carrying only an army blanket, a raincoat, and a plastic shower curtain. [UTNE Reader]
You may have heard of the classic story Alice in Wonderland. In the 1951 Disney film version of the Lewis Caroll tale, Alice finds herself in a newfound world, where she meets a cast of rude characters with outlandish customs, including a hookah-smoking caterpillar. Now what if instead of falling into Wonderland, Alice were kidnapped and taken to Arabia?
Last Monday, ABC Family, a division of Disney, announcedthat this was precisely the plot for a new pilot called Alice in Arabia
This mixtape includes some of Reverse Couple Skate's favorite lady singers of the '60s and '70s (as well as some other decades). Girl groups have had an influential role on pop music and continue to produce some of the most memorable and enduring harmonies. Solo and together, through pop, R&B, disco, country & rock—these ladies let it out. Special thanks to Madame DJ.
Christine Fox does not consider herself a social justice advocate. Using the handle @steenfox, the 37-year-old uses Twitter for fun, she says, amassing thousands of followers while simply shooting the shit with her friends. On March 12, Fox’s timeline took a decidedly different turn.