Category: Links for the voracious

Links for the Voracious

The Grill on The Alley, Chicago

Deborah Daniel’s HOW is a powerful example of what can happen when we really see people.

Ofelia Esparza– altarista, artist, and 2018 National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) National Heritage Fellow– on the three deaths we all experience.

Read NYC Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza’s powerful words on segregation and opportunity.

Falling in love with “Brooklyn 99’s” Amy Santiago.

Nation of Newcomers documents first-person stories of immigrants to the United States.

Links for the Voracious

Big Freedia is the Queen of Bounce and one of the most exciting artists in music. So why is she invisible in videos where her voice is featured?

Mariel Padilla found out she won the Pulitzer Prize for Local Reporting while in journalism class. The linked article includes this beautiful sentence: “Padilla’s database became a go-to for filling in those gaps, allowing the narrative to stretch uninterrupted, and revealing the rhythmic, ticking heartbreaks of an epidemic that does not sleep.”

Check out this profile of Glory Edim, founder of Well-Read Black Girl. She won the Innovators Award at the 38th Annual Los Angeles Times Book Prizes last week.

The great Sandra Oh is back on TV in a crime thriller that may very well be worthy of her talents.

School segregation never went away.