NY bird-watcher Christian Cooper gets National Geographic TV show : NPR

Christian Cooper, the bird-watching Black man who was the target of false accusations during an encounter in New York City’s Central Park in 2020, has a new TV show airing on National Geographic.The channel announced this week that Cooper, a lifelong bird-watcher, will host a series called Extraordinary Birder. In…

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Night of executed poets: Lessons of 1937 that Belarus has not learned | euroradio.fm

“More than 100 representatives of the Belarusian intelligentsia were executed on this night,” that’s how the articles in many publications began on that day.But there were no such articles in October 1937. There were no obituaries, either. The Soviet press was preparing Soviet people for the celebration of the 20th…

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A symbol of Indigenous genocide: “The Man of the Hole” dies in Brazil

An Indigenous man known as “The Man of the Hole” has died in Brazil. He was the last member of his tribe, and the only inhabitant of Tanaru Indigenous Territory in Rondonia state, in the western Brazilian Amazon.The rest of his people had been massacred in a series of attacks…

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