Did anything happen this past week other than “Formation” dropping? Let’s start our compilation of interesting links by linking you to another compilation of links. More Bey and not-Bey content to follow.
Emma Silvers, KQED Arts
While the list at the link above is great, Silvers left off this effusive take from Awesomely Luvvie:
And there’s a bit of Beyoncé backlash for her appropriation of Katrina imagery:
by Maris Jones, Black Girl Dangerous
What goes into making Mardi Gras the South’s most decadent display? (Warning: don’t try to open this on your phone.)
“Making Mardi Gras”
by Rebecca Santana, AP Interactives
This campaign season offers the possibility of exciting firsts. Should a Democrat take the White House, we could have either our first woman president or our first Jewish president. Another important first in campaign history you may not know about? Shirley Chisholm, the first black woman candidate.
“44 Years Ago Shirley Chisholm Became the First Black Woman to Run for President”
by Danny Lewis, Smithsonian Magazine
Um, duh. Kimberlé Crenshaw told us that years ago. Still nice to see it all spelled out.
by David Miller, The Conversation
Speaking of Crenshaw, she just won a big award from the American Bar Association because she continues to be a badass.
The Canton Repository
by Sara Camp Milam, Southern Foodways Alliance
These photos are breathtaking.
article by Stephen Mooallem and photographs by Ken Browar & Deborah Ory, Harper’s Bazaar
This Millennial feminist has had it with your condescending shit.
Holly Wood, The Village Voice
“Jane the Virgin” is getting a new love triangle narrative, and we are here for it.
Heather Hogan, Autostraddle
USA! USA! USA!
by Brandon Penny, Team USA