Below are some significant stories from the past week regarding life, society and how we preserve our stories for history.


Hypen – Asian America Unabridged


Underlying the silent march, personal and civic histories provide motivation to keep walking

The News Leader


A Guide to the less-lethal weapons police use against protestors

The Washington Post

[‘This can’t be happening’: An oral history of 48 surreal, violent, biblical minutes in Washington]


‘We just had one of our many talks about being a black boy in America’

The Washington Post – All Told podcast


The Intersection of History and Memoir

Coos Bay World – The Word


Mum publishes comedic parenting memoir Mum’s the Word

Warrington Guardian


Diary of a Young Naturalist by Dara McAnulty review – miraculous memoir

The Guardian


Woman says she’s found family’s final resting place under a Miccosukee Greenway trail

Tallahassee Democrat


Documenting the Pandemic

Columbia University News

Press Release


What it Contains, What it Obsurces – A dialogue on the relationship between writing fact and fiction

The Brooklyn Rail