After 130 years of publication, National Geographic magazine is reckoning with its past, saying its coverage of people of color both and in and outside the United States was for generations "racist".
Writing as the first woman and Jewish person to helm the magazine, Ms. Goldberg introduced the April issue which focuses on race by stating "when we made a decision to devote our April magazine to the topic of race, we thought we should examine our own history before turning our reportorial gaze to others".
The magazine asked an academic to look through past editions, which date back to its founding in 1888, and found that its coverage showed different groups as exotic or savage, propagating "every type of cliché", editor Susan Goldberg said.
It made a decision to re-examine its coverage to mark 50 years since civil rights leader Martin Luther King was murdered.
Goldberg, the first female editor of the magazine, said Aboriginal Australians were called "savages" in a 1916 story; California cotton workers were dubbed offensive slurs like "pickaninny"; and admitted that Haile Selassie's coronation as Ethiopia's king in 1930 wouldn't have been covered if he was a black man in America.
Thanks to an update to the Google Assistant for iOS app, the digital assistant now supports the Apple iPad. More screen real estate simply means that you don't have to exit one app just to hop into Google Assistant.
The second annual Richmond Cherry Blossom Festival celebrates the arrival of Spring and blooming of the cherry blossoms. In Japan, cherry blossoms are known as sakura , which are a special flower to the people and the country.
McDougald was signed to a one-year, $1.8 million contract by Seattle last season after having played since 2013 with Tampa Bay. He has recorded 154 tackles, two interceptions, four forced fumbles and 24 pass deflections in his career.
On Monday, October 2 the stock rating was maintained by Citigroup with "Neutral". (NASDAQ: ALXN ) rating on Thursday, February 8. Thrivent Fincl For Lutherans holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT) for 13,150 shares.
Besides its basic aesthetic appeal for some users, the reduced glare will make it much easier on the eyes at nighttime. To access it, you simply head to your account icon, hitting settings, and look for a setting called "Dark theme".
Brunson would be Villanova's first-ever Naismith victor and the first junior to win since Ohio State's Evan Turner in 2010. Last week, he was named the Freshman of the Year and a first-team All-American by the U.S.
I think this is the best way to help the Nigerian government to get these girls released, which we hope will be done peacefully. He said, "With regards to the kidnapped girls in Dapchi, it is incorrect to say we took a week to acknowledge.
The Browns need a decision from Thomas as soon as possible or they could miss out on one of the top linemen on the market. According to the Boston Globe's Ben Volin , the Cleveland Browns have joined the mix and are making a "big run" at Solder.
Ville Husso was recalled from San Antonio (AHL) under emergency conditions as Carter Hutton continues to deal with a neck injury. Getzlaf summarized the game against Dallas. "And I think we're doing that right now". "Special teams was the difference".
Question Hour and Zero Hour were washed out after members from the TDP, Congress , AIADMK, TRS, etc. trooped into the Well. While the upper house has been adjourned till 2 PM, the proceedings in lower house has been adjourned for the day.
Ofo raises $866 mn funding from Alibaba
The round marked a new funding record in the bike-sharing industry, the company claimed in an official statement. Beijing has 700,000 shared bikes, and 11 million registered users, almost half the capital's population.
Apple's WWDC 2018 event will start on June 4th
This marks the second year in a row WWDC has been held in the South Bay, after a long run at San Francisco's Moscone Center. Apple is planning to return to San Jose again in 2018, between June 4th and June 8th this time around.
Death penalty to be sought for Nikolas Cruz
Borges' family has filed notice that they will sue Florida authorities to seek money to cover the cost of his recovery. The State filed notice in the Circuit Court of the 17th Judicial District on Tuesday, according to WSVN-TV.
Video captures Labour summer camp party
The National and Green parties have also held residential camps but said they had received no complaints. She denied it was a problem that she had only found out about the alleged assault on Monday.
Bills Could Change Pa. Abortion Law
Pennsylvania is already home to Chloe's Law, a measure named after high school student Chloe Kondrich, who has down syndrome. On Monday, she spoke out about a pair of bills being introduced in the legislature.
Summit to hold egg hunt on March 24
Dogs must be leashed during the event, but owners afterward may let their dogs run off leash in the 3-acre, fenced-in Bark Park. The bunny will be spreading 10,000 eggs filled with candy and toys across The Green to be hunted.