Media & Literature

Media & Literature

The internet was all about abortion this week, and I’m dedicating this post to that conversation. Bodily autonomy is an essential right. It is a human right. Reproductive rights and ...

This week the internet was so dramatic! Georgia passed the most restrictive abortion ban in the country, The Washington Post apparently doesn’t know what a foreign language is, Ayesha Curry ...

Obviously Game of Thrones has been blowing up the internet, but I just started watching it so I’m ignoring that. Mariah Carey also threw her tissue on stage at the ...

The internet was filled with lots and lots of pop culture this week! Highlights: Queer artists don’t owe you anything, Kanye’s ego is killing him, Taylor Swift's new song samples ...

Author Sharon Flake comes to Baltimore to speak about diversity in young adult literature at CityLit Festival

Sharon Flake writes about Black teens, and when I was a teen, it felt like she was one of few authors actually writing about us.

Notre Dame burned, and so did Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem, Black churches in the US, as well as churches and hotels in Sri Lanka. Time Magazine released its list of ...

I liked the internet this week! We got to see the first images of a black hole, Baltimore fashion designer Bishme Cromartie triumphed in streetwear on Project Runway, Mayor Pete ...

The internet was kinda dark this week. Highlights: Nipsey Hussle’s life was an Eritrean American Dream, bronc riding is offering women a fleeting chance at glory, marriage seems v weird, ...

The literary nonprofit amplifies youth voices with upcoming poetry festival

Founded in 2013 by poets/artists Olufunmike Woods, Kenneth Morrison, and Slangston Hughes, DewMore Baltimore began as a platform for community engagement but then it evolved to focus on poetry.

Decolonial Daughter: Letters from a Black Woman to Her European Son reflects on the lifelong process of decolonization

Brown shows us how decolonizing is more than a cultural buzzword. It’s a lifelong process. It’s also an internal one.

A lot of things happened in the world this week—Agnes Varda died, there is flooding in Malawi, Cardi B drugged men and stole their money—but the internet was great! Highlights: ...

Sometimes analogue life (aka life in the real world) is much better than the internet. This week was one of those weeks, but the internet was still fun. Highlights: poetry ...

This week, a white man opened fire at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand; 50 people have died, and at least 50 more were wounded in the attack. On Friday, curator Okwui Enwezor died at ...

The internet was WILD this week! Highlights: One day we are going to have purple skin, one perfect television season can be enough, nostalgia is myopic, Luke Perry died, sometimes ...

Citizen displays how pesky and persistent racism is. But we already knew that.

Rankine does not write to soften the blow of racism; she writes about the intricacies of the blow, how the earth slowed down as the fist landed, how the blood splattered on the black victim’s face.

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