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Friday Roundup

submitted July 25, 2014 by Sue Hacker Nelson   |   comments

Each week, we highlight stories from our newsfeed on Prismatic. No account is required to see what we think is worth reading, so visit our profile often! We update it daily so there is usually something new to check out. Here is a sample of what we liked this week:

How Turbans Helped Some Blacks Go Incognito In The Jim Crow Era from NPR
In mid-20th century America, the turban was a tool that people of color used for "confounding the color lines," writes Manan Desai, board member of the South Asian American Digital Archive.

It is amazing what happens when you tell kids they are more than their grades and test scores from PRI
When elementary students from Barrowford elementary school in the English town of Nelson received end-of-year test results in the mail, they also got a letter from the principal. It reminded children not to get too hung up over the exams, because “these tests do not always assess all of what it is that make each of you special and unique."

Are You Leading a Zombie Parish? from the Episcopal Church Foundation
In case you haven’t noticed, zombies are becoming more popular these days. Gone are the old-time zombie movies with their slack-jawed, shuffling zombies. Nowadays the undead are appearing in zombie action movies, zombie romantic comedies, and zombie Bollywood flicks.

Let us know which articles you liked (or didn't) in the comments!