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People who use "echolocation" employ it in a very similar way to bats - producing clicks that bounce off objects and "sonify" them into a picture of the surroundings.
White landowners enslaved black Americans for at least a century after the Civil War. That's the conclusion of decades of research by historian and genealogist Antoinette Harrell, who described her findings in a series of interviews for Vice published today (Feb. 28). Harrell has uncovered numerous examples of white people in Southern states entrapping black workers into peonage slavery — slavery justified and enforced through deceptive contracts and debt, rather than claims of ownership — even though peonage was technically outlawed in the United States in 1867, four years after the Emancipation Proclamation.
Magazine of The Living Church Foundation (Anglican)
SCHOOLS FOR THE IMAGINATION
Reflections of a Former Theological Educator, By Mark Clavier
This is the fourth column in this series. The first was “The Sea Change” (Sep. 18, 2017). The second was “‘Time makes Ancient Truths Uncouth’” (Nov. 2, 2017). The third was “Toward a New Vision for Formation” (Feb. 7, 2018).
Landmarks: From Spokane, he flew into history: North Central graduate served with Tuskegee Airmen
In World War II the 332nd Fighter Group of the U.S. Army Air Corps’ 100th Fighter Squadron flew 15,000 individual sorties in Europe and North Africa. In so doing, they flew into the history books for their bravery, skill and amazing record of accomplishments. They were the famed Tuskegee Airmen, America’s first African American military pilots. Lt. Col. Jack D. Holsclaw, of Spokane, was one of them.
Islamic State looting uncovers ancient palace beneath Jonah’s Tomb
Under a mound covering the ancient city of Nineveh, beneath a shrine destroyed by IS, they found a previously undiscovered palace built in the seventh century BCE for the Biblical Assyrian King Sennacherib and renovated by his son Esarhaddon.