Word of Mouth: Moab, Utah

Exploring the desert gateway to Arches and Canyonlands National Parks

Set beside the staggering beauty of two beloved National Parks—Canyonlands and Arches—Moab, Utah embraces guests interested in outdoor exploration. Whether it’s for mountain biking, hiking or canyoneering, or even guided tours from the safety of a four-wheel drive vehicle, the small desert town (with a very big reputation) not only offers access to natural wonders, but also acts as a respite complete with restaurants, hotels, …

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A pioneering Black composer, a space pod sculpture, the culture represented in cuisine and more from around the internet

NYC Middle Schoolers Write the Only Children’s Book About Black Composer Florence Price At Special Music School, NYC’s only music-focused K-12 public school, English teacher Shannon Potts assigned her sixth, seventh and eighth grade classes to study Florence Price, the first Black woman to have her music played by a major American orchestra. But as her students learned more about Price—whose contributions have become largely …

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Reclaiming the world's oldest rainforest, gender identity as a human right, redressing design history and more from around the web

Benevolence Farm Opens Pathways For Formerly Incarcerated Women On 13 acres in North Carolina, Benevolence Farm—founded by Tanya Jisa—exists as an employment and residency program that helps recently incarcerated women adjust to life after prison. Through fair wages, housing and a connection to nature, this initiative provides residents with support that the criminal justice system fails to supply. While it’s creating pathways toward a sustainable, …