Monday Link Roundup

The Brazilian Supreme Court has ruled that the state must recognize same-sex unions.

Barnes & Noble ran an ad suggesting that a book on dieting is an appropriate gift for all mothers; Sociological Images discusses why such a gift might do more harm than good. (Sociological Images has more interesting stuff related to Mother’s Day here, here, and here.)

Cicadas that have a 13-year adolescence are about to come out from hiding (!!!).

An Atlantic Southeast Airlines pilot refused to take off until two Muslim leaders in traditional clothing were escorted off the plane.

A study by Prison Legal News revealed that prisons are gouging prisoners’ phone call prices and getting kickbacks from it.

On the nuances of racial privilege.

Glen Ligon’s art show AMERICA explores race and history in some interesting ways.

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