Saturday Link Love: Complicated Questions and Scientist Barbie

Saturday Link Love is a feature where I collect and post links to various articles I’ve come upon over the past week. Feel free to share any interesting articles you’ve come along as well! The more the merrier.

She Was Convicted of Killing Her Mother. Prosecutors Withheld the Evidence That Would Have Freed Her. on New York Times Magazine—“By the time Noura Jackson’s conviction was overturned, she had spent nine years in prison. This type of prosecutorial error is almost never punished.”

‘We’ll never be the same’: A hydroponic tomato garden led police to raid Kansas family’s home, in the Chicago Tribune—“Not only were the Hartes upstanding citizens with clean records, they were also both former Central Intelligence Agency officers.”

When Should a Child Be Taken from His Parents? on The New Yorker—“The Progressive Era creators of family court had imagined its judges as quasi-parents, helping rather than punishing, ruling benevolently in a child’s best interest.”

We Need to Talk About Digital Blackface in Reaction GIFs, on Teen Vogue—“…while reaction GIFs can and do every feeling under the sun, white and nonblack users seem to especially prefer GIFs with black people when it comes to emitting their most exaggerated emotions.”

 

Scientist Barbie Not Really Dressed for Lab Work, on Grounded Parents—“While I appreciate Barbie’s fashion choices (cool vaguely-inspired-by-molecular-structure skirt!), as a fellow scientist, I was mildly annoyed by the inaccuracy of her outfit.”

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