Rumors that Beyonce checked into New York’s St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital a half a dozen times over the past week and had a baby girl she and husband Jay-Z named Tiana May Carter were all lies, lies, lies. According to People magazine, she’s been spotted out and about New York City, still “enormously pregnant in sky-high heels.” (People)
And other stories that made me look…
Why I Loved The Woman Who Wrecked My Parents’ Marriage (HuffPo)
20 Years of Black Lesbian Cinema: A slew of unheralded but significant films helped pave the way for Pariah. (The Root)
Jennifer Hudson’s Son Doesn’t Recognize “Overweight” Photos Of Her (Hello Beautiful)
Kids Are Being Lazy Bums In Day Care Thanks To Overprotective, Type A Parents (Mommyish)
Obama Administration to Create 250,000 Summer Jobs For Teens (Clutch)
Ebony magazine is on Tumblr and it’s all the way awesome (Ebony)
Celebrated African American children’s book author Walter Dean Meyers named national ambassador for children’s literature (NYT)
Every time Michelle Obama from Chi-Town jumps Double-Dutch, teaches us how to dougie, shows Desmond Tutu how to do a proper pushup or does a record number of jumping jacks, she chips away at Ronald Reagan’s fake welfare queen, Hollywood’s jolly mammies, and Jackie magazine’s “niggabitch” with a “ghetto ass.” (The Daily Beast)
Happy reading—and have a lovely weekend!
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