Four Studies of Black Healing

April 2, 2021 Care and community take different forms after a painful year of plague and protest. By Gioncarlo Valentine and Elliott Jerome Brown Jr. After a year of disproportionate loss from the pandemic and the continuous threat of police violence, on top of centuries of discrimination and disenfranchisement, what does healing look like for…

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When You Need a Wine Under $10

Over the years, we’ve defined wines most often by appellation, occasionally by grape and, once in a while, by popularity. But many readers have suggested that we look at wines by price. Essentially, this group resists all but the cheapest bottles possible. Most of the time for Wine School, that’s not practical. If you want…

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The CDC’s Guidelines on Vaccinated Americans Traveling: Q&A

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its guidance for fully vaccinated Americans on Friday, saying that traveling both domestically and internationally was low risk. The long-awaited recommendations were issued by federal health officials after a series of studies found that vaccines administered in the United States were robustly effective in preventing infections in…

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Come Get Your Pork Chop!

A few weeks ago, I wrote about unlikely sources of cooking inspiration, and asked you for yours. I got so many great emails. But among the many movies (“Big Night”), TV (“The Sopranos”) and books (“The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe”) you described, one reader’s email stood out: “I once served on a jury…

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