Links For The Voracious

“Any movement working toward liberation and justice must be accessible—and that’s the conversation we hope this series continues.” Count me in. Checkout the Access Series, a collaboration between Bitch magazine and the Disability Visibility Project.

“Democracy’s Defenders” Helen Butler, LaTosha Brown, and Nsé Ufot on what it means to work for justice and liberation. This interview is powerful beyond measure. Each of them is so clear and direct in their vision for what it takes to realize a true democracy in our nation.

“I hid out in a big pink notebook-one that would hold a whole team of paper. I made myself a universe in it. There I could be a magic horse, a Martian, a telepath. … There, I could be anywhere but here, any time but now, with any people but these.” Octavia Butler in the essay “Positive Obsession.”

Maya Rupert was “only the third Black woman to have led a major presidential campaign” and she’s looking forward to a future with more Women of Color campaign managers.

This seems to be about the right time for a National Endowment for the Humanities funded 40-question survey about what the public thinks the term “history” means and how they relate to it as a topic to learn and explore.

“Curb Your Enthusiasm” is only three episodes into the season, but Maria Sophia played by Keyla Monterroso Mejia, is one of the most wildly bizarre, hilarious, and original TV show characters ever.

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