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Black Lives Movement Pioneer Has a Story to Tell

Patrisse Kahn-CullorsAmy Harris/AP Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. For most of us, the Black Lives Matter movement began in 2015, after the death of Michael Brown Jr. at the hands of a Ferguson, Missouri, police officer. But for Patrisse Khan-Cullors, one of three black women credited with launching the hashtag…

Scientists Are Learning Exciting New Things From Shitholes

Mother Jones illustration Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. Science may have dealt with a ton of BS last year, but the field also overflows with bowel-related breakthroughs thanks to the wealth of knowledge hidden in human and animal poop. “There’s nothing to be shy about with feces,” says Faith Walker, a genetics research professor at…