July 27, 2021

‘Cleveland Indians’ Will Finally Change Its Name After Years of Controversy

In recent years, many major sports league teams have garnered significant backlash for their outdated—and often racist—team names and logos. Some have resisted the call to alter their offensive monikers while others have embraced the criticism and adapted. Most recently, Cleveland’s Major League Baseball team has joined the list of those that are finally deciding to modify their long-held namesakes.

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July 26, 2021

Pink Offers To Pay Fines for Norway’s Women Handball Team Over “Sexist” Uniform Rules

Pop music superstar Pink is standing up for the Norwegian women’s beach handball team after they protested sexist uniform rules. The three-time Grammy Award-winning artist tweeted that she would pay the team’s fine of more than $1,700 that was imposed by the European Handball Federation (EHF). The organization said that the women played in “improper clothing” when they chose to compete in shorts rather than bikini bottoms.

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July 20, 2021

Crowdfunding Campaign Saves Studio Ghibli Museum Within Hours

Whether you’re a fan of anime or not, chances are you’ve heard of or seen the animated films of Studio Ghibli. The Japanese animation studio has become a household name—both in Japan and around the world—since it was first founded in 1985. And if you’re a mega-fan of the studio’s popular films, then you’ve probably heard about the Studio Ghibli Museum that sits nestled on the outskirts of Tokyo in Mitaka, Japan.

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