Fall in Motion
Updated: Dec 12, 2021
The world keeps on turning: There are climate conferences to challenge, theater performances to catch, political upheavals to track, histories to render, books to read, mountain trails to conquer, and freedoms to protect. Here are some of the stories we’ve been following.
HEAR the youth speak about all things climate change at COP26 (keep up with poet and Climate Envoy for the Marshall Islands, Kathy Jetn̄il-Kijiner, and Samoan climate warrior Brianna Fruean). LISTEN to this heart-wrenching episode of The Daily, tracking how one 18-year-old woman’s life has been transformed under the new Taliban rule in Afghanistan. STOCK Nikole Hannah-Jones’s epic storytelling series, adapted for young readers. 1619 Project’s picture book chronicles the continued impact that slavery and Jim Crow have on Black Americans. GIFT Alice Walker’s new children’s book starring a young boy with a new passport. CLAP for the winners of the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize, journalists Maria Ressa (Philippines) and Dmitry Muratov (Russia), for safeguarding freedom of expression under increasingly challenging conditions. TRACK Little Amal, a giant puppet traversing nearly 5,000 miles from the Turkish border to Manchester UK, as a moving-theatre show raising awareness for asylum seekers. BUY a stunning collection of fine art prints to help raise money for @ukblackpride — the largest European celebration of LGBTQI+ people of African, Asian, Caribbean, Latin-American, and Middle Eastern descent. SEE They/Them Film Panel: One Climber’s Story, about Lor Sabourin’s life journey through rock climbing. WATCH Mexican chef Pati Jinich in the new PBS program La Frontera, an exploration of culture at the U.S.-Mexico border. ROOT down with Reclama, a spiritual wellness community for women of color. TRAIL Hike Clerb, an intersectional trekking community and nonprofit that centers Black and brown women. CONNECT community y cultura with Latino Outdoors, engaging Latino communities in the outdoor narrative. FOLLOW Hispanic travel experts on Instagram.