Fall has begun, midterms are soon upon us, the NFL is back, and it’s been a stressful week to say the least. To help, we’ve rounded up the best of our stories for you all in one handy place.
But first it’s time to celebrate, because The Root released its annual list of The Root 100, starting with honorees Tarana Burke, Ryan Coogler, Stacey Abrams and LeBron James. Explore the entire interactive list here!
This week, Libby Watson wrote for Splinter about the Burden of Bravery, the importance of listening to survivors of sexual assault, believing women, and the courage of Christine Blasey Ford. At Jezebel, Katie McDonough wrote The Annihilation of Christine Blasey Ford, about the bleak reality of Kavanaugh’s own testimony and reputation taking precedent over Ford’s. Lifehacker has also taken this time to share the ever-important piece, How to Cope With the Current News Cycle as a Sexual Abuse Survivor.
In some more good and uplifting news, Kotaku launched Kotaku Social, a special Twitter account just for puzzles, games, community and fun. Follow it here! AND this week marks Earther’s first birthday, happy one year on planet Earther!
Our team also published a lot of other really forking important journalism, and below is a round-up of just some of the best feature stories published across the Kinja network during the past week!
And check out a few of our best features from last week: