America’s best states for raising black children have virtually no black children

In April, the Annie E. Casey Foundation published a study measuring the best and worst U.S. states for raising black kids. The researchers took 12 statistical metrics, from “babies born at normal birth weight” to “young adults ages 19 to 26 who are in school or working,” and made an index showing the educational, financial and career prospects for the typical black child in that state.

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The Rio Caño Cristales - most colorful river (caused by algae and moss seen through the water), Colombia.

this is fucking beautiful

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diy wristband abacus…


  by Calvin Seibert

artist manages to construct nearly impossible shapes from one of the world’s most delicate mediums. While Colossal has seen its fair share of art made with sand I’ve never seen anything so perfectly angular and geometric.

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