Literary name dropping: I met Linda Villarosa once at a birthday party for Sarah Schulman in a secret garden in the East Village. Her book project, The Wind is Spirit: A bio/anthology of Audre Lorde. Linda is crowdfunding using Kickstarter. I donated.
The pressure to be the “right kind of black girl” –Sharon Lynn Pruitt via Black Girls Nerd.
Nichelle Gainer’s coffee table book, Vintage Black Glamour is out. Order it today for yourself, for your mom or your aunt.
Fussy is a tech start-up founded by a black woman who is solving a problem: where to get your hair done in Brooklyn. Founder Patrice Peck will expand to more cities, but Brooklyn is where it’s at right now.
Things that you go hmmm…Why VH1 Gets to Be Black Without the Burden –Danielle Belton for The Root.