Weekly Recommended Reading

My Mom Left Me for the ‘Wild Wild Country’ Cult, the Man Who Brought Down Lance Armstrong

The Tiniest Addicts: How babies became part of opioid epidemic, from The Detroit Free Press

America is more diverse than ever — but still segregated The United States is on track to be a majority-minority nation by 2044. But census data show most of our neighbors are the same race, from The Washington Post

The Last Slave In 1931, Zora Neale Hurston sought to publish the story of Cudjo Lewis, the final slave-ship survivor. Instead it languished in a vault. Until now, from Vulture

I'm Not Black, I'm Kanye Kanye West championing a kind of freedom—“a white freedom, freedom without consequence, freedom without criticism, freedom to be proud and ignorant”—in the age of Donald Trump, from The Atlantic

The Original Donald Trump The New York Establishment will ignore unscrupulous acts to serve its interests — just look how it treated Roy Cohn, onetime lawyer to the president, from New York

My Mom Left Me for the ‘Wild Wild Country' Cult, from Glamour

The Man Who Brought Down Lance Armstrong Floyd Landis, a former teammate of the cyclist's, just won more than $1 million in a legal case against Armstrong. Here are his thoughts on the suit, cycling, and his onetime rival, from The Atlantic