Twelve. That was the year that I learned that being Black and poor defined me more than being bright and hopeful and ready.

When They Call You a Terrorist

Patrisse Khan-Cullors & asha bandele

Dogs like to talk. We are talking all the time, non-stop. To each other, to humans, to ourselves. Talk, talk, talk . . . During every sniff, every bark, every crotch nuzzle, every spray of a lamppost, we are speaking our minds. So if you want the truth, ask the dog

The Last Family in England

Matt Haig

Video: Introducing Gilliamesque

Alasdair Gray interviewed by the BBC in 2007 on his introduction to art and books.