As the weekend approaches, we're getting ready to kick back and enjoy some down time. A great time to catch up on some reading. With all the crap being thrown at you, it may be hard to separate the wheat from the chaff. Say no more, fam. We got you. Here's a selection of good reads for you to enjoy this weekend.

This weekend, check out:

- Nike Aims to Transform Troubled Workplace With New Diversity Initiatives. "Nike is introducing new measures to improve workplace diversity as the company grapples with allegations of gender discrimination and inappropriate behaviour that led to the departure of nearly a dozen senior executives."

- Annoying questions people ask Muslims about Ramadan and fasting every single year. "Non-Muslims have an uncanny knack for reacting awkwardly when they hear that someone sat next to them is fasting and are prone to wildly over-apologising for slights, gaffes and insensitivities they often haven’t actually committed, making matters worse when all they needed to do was chill out."

- The BBC has released over 16,000 sound effect samples from its archive. BOOM!

- Jurgen Klopp’s superb speech at Football Writers Awards is an absolute must read. "In his speech, which was read out at the FWA awards in London, he discussed many topics, including the value of Mo Salah as a role model, the importance of journalism in reporting racism, and even provided an appropriate quip about Brexit in his closing remarks."

- 'It's Transformative': Māori Women Talk About Their Sacred Chin Tattoos. "It is believed every Māori woman wears a moko on the inside, close to their heart; when they are ready, the tattoo artist simply brings it out to the surface."

- How The Trumps screwed Palestine.(podcast) and this op-ed on A Grotesque Spectacle in Jerusalem.

- Diddy Opens Up About Biggie’s Death and the Secret Project He’s Working on with Jay-Z. "“We'll still go to Chinatown. We'll still buy Gucci!” He laughed. “But the application will make it possible for us to have an economic community. It's about blacks gaining economic power.” He and Jay-Z have been talking about this, he said, about moving the race forward actively, by means of: making a lot of money and putting it back into the community."

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