- This excellent New York Times piece on a mural in Chicago featuring Michelle Obama is worth a read, as it discusses how artists of color are easily exploited and forgotten.
- Speaking of black women and how they are treated in the US, this Black Girl Nerds piece discusses black women in film and tv: "Within media, Black women are rarely deemed with a super power; instead, they are deemed with the ability to assist, agree with, or be the love interest of, those who are predominantly male and predominantly White."
- And speaking of being Super, Comics Beat has this great interview with Mariko Tamaki, writer of Supergirl: Being Super.
For today's musical hit, I'm feeling some Queen Bey. Here's Beyonce and "Pretty Hurts"
Today's critical rolls: there aren't a lot of them out there, but they are out there still: tell us about some of your favorite fictional black women, regardless of genre or medium.
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