- I don’t have cable so I wasn’t one of the many people tweeting about Black Girls Rock last night. I read this great post on Colorlines about Janelle Monae’s acceptance speech.
- Rochelle Ballantyne of Brooklyn is on her way to being African-American female master in the history of chess.
- Comedian Michael Che gets profiled in the New York Times.
- Watch Chiwetel Ejiofor do Hamlet from the documentary, “Why Shakespeare?“.