Media & Literature

Media & Literature

The Dave Chappelle fallout continues, sharks are returning to Cape Cod, and the history of micronations grows in prominence.

The internet was a bit of a slow burn this week. Highlights: Reality TV owes Black women everything, “Notes on Shade,” the final season of Insecure, Yasmine Williams, The Believer, the Book of Revelation, ghostwriting, Colin Powell, falconry, and Alec Baldwin. 

Kumail Nanjiani, Slack, Ronald McDonald is dead, Megan Fox and Machine Gun Kelly, Kameelah Janan Rasheed and Alexis Pauline Gumbs, and more

There was so much beautiful work on the internet this week.

Being Black in America—much less Omaha, Nebraska, where the sisters were born—is far from easy

The best book to represent Libra this October is You’ll Never Believe What Happened to Lacey by sisters Amber Ruffin and Lacey Lamar.

The "Bad Art Friend" and its discourse, Marie Calloway, James Blake, Adele is back, Keisha Blain on Fannie Lou Hamer, and more

The internet was dramatic this week.

Simone Biles, Mr. X, The United States of America vs. Alfredo Martinez, Deana Lawson, R. Kelly, and more

I enjoyed the internet this week.

Kurt Cobain, motherhood, freediving, Jennifer Hough, Awkwafina, Gabby Petito, fossil footprints, and more

There were some incredibly moving pieces on the internet this week.

Hawai’i, the history of kneeling, Derek Bell, self-curation, Lil Nas X, Adia Victoria, TeenVogue, Nicki Minaj, The Met Gala, and brutes.

The internet was GOOD this week.

If you care about the planet, and how the education of America’s children plays into this equation, then this book is for you

Miseducation: How Climate Change is Taught in America by Katie Worth explains how climate change is taught in American schools

Remembering Michael K. Williams, Rihanna, 20 years after 9/11, Judith Butler, America's Atlantis, and more

There were lots of interesting longreads but also short news stories this week.

SB 8 and the future of Roe v. Wade, Elijah McClain, the oldest trees, Naomi Campbell, Little Simz, Kanye, Margaritaville, and more

The internet was not the most enjoyable this week.

Whitney Houston, a Black gaze, Noname, the age of disinformation, ambergris, slime, and more

There were a lot of big headlines this week.

The myth of museum neutrality, why slowing down matters, and making authentic structural changes

Culture Strike is essential reading for art museum professionals, board members, artists, and cultural community members

Texas rap, eating whale, the Jeopardy saga continues, Aaliyah's One in a Million, OnlyFans, and more

So much happened this week.

Grief, conspiracy, how to talk to your kid about the end of the world, Alabama rush week TikTok, Britney, Prince Andrew, and more

I liked the internet more than I thought I would this week.

Leo, the romantic and charismatic fire sign, is a natural-born leader.

These love stories are bold, considering we rarely experience this sort of diversity about love and family ties within the Black community proclaimed on the page.

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