– Stefanie Torres and Jennifer Colatosti recapped Kenton Rambsy’s Hall Center talk, “‘Characteristics of Negro Expression’: Digital Humanities and African American Short Stories.”
– Early in March at KU, former U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey read poetry exploring the intersections of race, gender, science, and family.
– Buzzfeed staff member Tracy Clayton compiled some of Black Twitter’s best responses to Starbucks’ Race Together Initiative with #NewStarbucksDrinks.
– Book Riot recommended nonfiction reads for people who loved Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Americanah.
– Toni Morrison urged artists to create even under difficult and painful social conditions in an article for The Nation‘s 150th anniversary issue.