korsha wilson @korshawilsonFor @nytcooking I wrote about Moody Harney, Brooklyn's Real Mother Shucker, who teaches and embodies NYC's Black oyster history.
I learned so much writing this story and Moody gave me maybe my favorite kicker of all time 😂
uh, #MSWL 👀
Jerry Whitney @theharpoonman"On September 5, 1942, United States Navy Petty Officer First Class Charles Jackson French, of Omaha Nebraska, swam through the night for 6 - 8 hours pulling a raft of 15 wounded sailors with a rope around his stomach through shark-infested waters after the USS Gregory was hit pic.twitter.com/p4bdlUHxn0
anne boleyn 👑✨ @merrilymaralieobsessed with the way this sounds like hugh grant woke up in a forest and a wizard is challenging him to a battle of wits to win his freedom pic.twitter.com/kWH0VVzBZy
I don’t acquire fiction but #MSWL
Anna Sproul-Latimer @annasproulOnce more for the people in the back: the near-wholesale loss of American chestnuts was the biggest ecological disaster in American history. Appalachian poverty is what it is today in large part because the chestnuts disappeared. EASTERN FORESTS USED TO LOOK LIKE THIS, PEOPLE: twitter.com/seywarddarby/s… pic.twitter.com/bhDX6py81D
this. also, #MSWL.........🌲
Sizwe sikaMusi @SizweLoGary Webb was an American investigative journalist who reported how the CIA flooded the small Black neighbourhood of South Central, LA with crack cocaine in order to finance a coup in Nicaragua. He was found dead with 2 bullets in the head. His death was ruled a suicide
Jake Skeets @JakeSkeetsThe “Something Else” vote that helped turn Arizona blue. So many grassroots organizers mobilized the Navajo vote in Arizona. Here is Allie Young leading folks to the polls on horseback as our polling locations can be miles away from homes pic.twitter.com/sKWOBZid4i
agents, consider this HIGH on my #MSWL:
🎃 Abbott & Costello meet ... Ben Schwartz! 🧟♂️ @benschwartz_As long as Bob Hope is trending, I'll put this out there: I'd love to write a piece on Bob's actual politics. He's often claimed by the right, but he was pro gay rights, pro union, pro gun control, anti-McCarthy, and for amnesty for Vietnam draft resistors. He'd be a Dem now. DM!