1. This article about how ungrateful is the new uppity in reference to black Americans who try to bring light to injustice was fascinating.
2. Kelly Faircloth has been out there writing great and thoughtful things about romance, so, while I am a little biased, I think this interview with Alisha Rai is more of the same.
3. With all the other things going on, it's also banned books week. This report from last year looked at a common reason that books get challenged - representing a diverse or marginalized perspective.