Children’s advocate calls on provinces to treat Indigenous kids equally — National Post

WINNIPEG — A First Nations children’s advocate says Indigenous children still aren’t being treated equally because the provinces and territories are shirking their responsibilities. Cindy Blackstock told the inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women in Winnipeg that provinces are still denying Indigenous kids access to services that are available to non-Indigenous children…

via Children’s advocate calls on provinces to treat Indigenous kids equally — National Post

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#LeBron James Is Taking on the #NCAA’s Rules Prohibiting Pay for College Players — TIME

LeBron James, the best basketball player in the world and one of the most influential athletes on the planet, fights for off-court causes he cares about. In 2017, for example, James starred in Nike’s “Equality” ad campaign, which was released at the outset of the Trump presidency in 2017, following the Women’s March…

via LeBron James Is Taking on the NCAA’s Rules Prohibiting Pay for College Players — TIME

Marty Balin, founder of Jefferson Airplane, dies at 76 — National Post

NEW YORK — Marty Balin, a patron of the 1960s “San Francisco Sound” both as founder and lead singer of the Jefferson Airplane and co-owner of the club where the Airplane and other Bay Area bands performed, has died.

via Marty Balin, founder of Jefferson Airplane, dies at 76 — National Post

The Trump Administration Has Lost Track of Nearly 1,500 Migrant Children — TIME

Twice in less than a year, the federal government has lost track of nearly 1,500 migrant children after placing them in the homes of sponsors across the country, federal officials have acknowledged.

via The Trump Administration Has Lost Track of Nearly 1,500 Migrant Children — TIME

Digital records mean ancient northwest coast Indigenous art ‘survives’ Rio blaze — National Post

VANCOUVER — Centuries-old artifacts from the Pacific northwest coast are among items lost in the recent fire that destroyed the National Museum of Brazil, but a museum curator in Vancouver says the North American works will live on through digitization.

via Digital records mean ancient northwest coast Indigenous art ‘survives’ Rio blaze — National Post

Jimmy Kimmel’s Latest Stunt Mocks the Nike Boycott — TIME

Jimmy Kimmel is back just in time. In the wake of Nike choosing former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick as the face of the 30th anniversary of their “Just Do It” ad campaign, some critics decided to not only to boycott Nike in the future, but to avenge their past purchases by burning their shoes…

via ‘One of the Greatest Practical Jokes of All Time.’ Jimmy Kimmel’s Latest Stunt Mocks the Nike Boycott — TIME