Ukraine to restrict Russian books, music in latest cultural break from Moscow – CNBC

Misha, 5, who lost his mother some weeks ago and got injured during a Russian strike, reads a book during his time in a basement at a hospital on March 26, 2022, in Mykolaiv.

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Ukraine’s parliament on Sunday voted through two laws that will place severe restrictions on Russian books and music as Kyiv seeks to break many remaining cultural ties between…….

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3 books that celebrate the Black experience to read this Juneteenth – CNBC

Juneteenth is a 157-year-old holiday that celebrates the liberation of Black Americans from slavery. It’s also an annual reminder of the systemic racism, oppression and brutality Black people have faced in America. However, if you’d like to spend the holiday enjoying stories about Black empowerment, triumph and purpose, Nakisha Lewis, president and CEO of Breakthrough, a media advocacy organiza…….

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11 New Books We Recommend This Week – The New York Times

SILENT INVASION: The Untold Story of the Trump Administration, Covid-19, and Preventing the Next Pandemic Before It’s Too Late, by Deborah Birx. (Harper/HarperCollins, $29.99.) Birx’s insider account of the Trump administration’s handling of Covid-19 is a scientist’s story of anger and frustration in a battle against politics and ignorance. “Although her ti…….

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