- Black Girls Are Magic Lit Mag: New magazine Black Girls Are Magic launches – featuring speculative fiction by and about black women.
- Libraries’ tech pipeline problem|Coral Sheldon-Hess (September 2): “I’m going to focus on what you, as an individual organization, or leader within an organization, can do to help; I acknowledge that there are some systemic issues at play, beyond what my relatively small suggestions can reach, and I hope this post gets people talking and thinking about them.”
- For Black Girls who considered Esmerelda Black when Cinderella wasn’t enuf: The Importance of Race-Bending Fan-Art | Black Girl Nerds (September 2): “In recent years, artists introduced their own takes of Disney princesses, allowing representation through their artistry. Black and brown Cinderellas, Rapunzels and Elsas are constantly relieving Black girls restrictions on validation. Taking white representing characters and making them WOC is incredibly empowering.”
- But What Did the Daughter Think? | Medium (August 31): : “I’ve heard the story recounted as ‘Target knows you’re pregnant before you do’ – but that’s not quite accurate. The reader has no idea what the daughter thought about her pregnancy. […] Women’s bodies are so often the battleground for privacy, but rarely is the discussion framed in terms of what the woman in question wants or needs.”
- [Trigger warning: video game depictions of slavery]Teachers and Gamers Agree: ‘Slave Tetris’ Isn’t How You Educate Kids About Slavery | TakePart (September 1): “Math facts, chemistry and biology, or coding—nowadays those are just a few of the subjects students can learn about through interactive online computer games. But educating 11- to 14-year-olds about the horrors of the slave trade through a video game that allows them to earn points by stacking bodies, Tetris style, in the hold of a slave ship?”
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