Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2013
Cover 1: Elderly couple by Ryan McVay/Thinkstock Images.
Cover 2: Hat by iStockphoto/Thinkstock Images.
Cover 3: News Feed courtesy Facebook
Cover 4: Prince Abd al-Rahman from Wikimedia Commons
Obama by Kevin Dietsch-Pool/Getty Images
Dog by Frank Rumpenhorst/AFP/Getty Images
Student by Shutterstock.
Party by Alan Bailey/Shutterstock
Headphones courtesy Beats by Dre
Still from Derek courtesy of Netflix
TODAY IN SLATE
Black people’s disdain for “proper English” and academic achievement is a myth.
Hong Kong’s Protesters Are Ridiculously Polite. That’s What Scares Beijing So Much.
The One Fact About Ebola That Should Calm You: It Spreads Slowly
A Jaw-Dropping Political Ad Aimed at Young Women, Apparently
How Even an Old Hipster Can Age Gracefully
On their new albums, Leonard Cohen, Robert Plant, and Loudon Wainwright III show three ways.