Native American activists: The fire at Notre Dame is devastating. So is the destruction of our sacred lands.

Native American activists: The fire at Notre Dame is devastating. So is the destruction of our sacred lands.

It’s an ongoing abuse that’s garnered far less outcry. The devastating destruction of the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris has fueled an outpouring of grief across the globe, but it’s also prompted discussion about tragedies that have long received far less attention: the active abuse of lands sacred to Native Americans across the US. “The concern and dismay is being felt by many around the world,” reads a quote from attorney Casey Douma posted by…

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Black churches in Louisiana see $1.3 million surge in donations after fire at Notre Dame Cathedral

Black churches in Louisiana see $1.3 million surge in donations after fire at Notre Dame Cathedral

Before Tuesday, the Louisiana churches had received less than $100,000 in donations. A fundraising effort to support three historically black Louisiana churches burned down in recent arson attacks has seen a tremendous surge in support in the wake of a fire at the Notre Dame Cathedral, raising more than $1.3 million in donations since Tuesday morning. The wave of donations came one day after a massive fire damaged parts of the historic Paris church, sparking…

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As extreme diets have become mainstream, Beyoncé swears she’ll never do hers again

As extreme diets have become mainstream, Beyoncé swears she’ll never do hers again

In “Homecoming,” Beyoncé reveals her postpartum, pre-Coachella diet. Celebrity diets have been rumor fodder since modern celebrities were a thing. Clara Bow’s contract included a “weight clause,” which caused her to consume just 500 calories a day, and when Judy Garland gained weight, MGM put her on a daily diet of chicken soup, black coffee, and, reportedly, 80 cigarettes. Today, our extreme celebrity dieters are people like Tom Brady, who has never eaten a strawberry,…

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