Fave Links Friday 7/12: Pride Dynamics, Serena Williams, and more!

If you’ve found yourself wondering where all the good writing’s gone, I’ve decided to share some of my favorite links with you on a weekly basis! It might be short fiction, it might be news articles, it might be random blog posts from me and from others!

None of these links are sponsored. I really just liked them!

Don’t forget, you can check out previous weeks’ lists in the Fave Links Friday category!

This week’s links are a lot more fun than last weeks, but I strongly encourage you to call your representatives and tell them you won’t stand for concentration camps. You can use Common Cause to find out who your reps are and what they stand for if you aren’t sure.

In real life, Simba’s mom would be running the pride

Y’all know I love some actual animal dynamic discussions, and this was very fun to read! Learn all about some big cats!


Serena Williams Poses Unretouched for Harper’s BAZAAR

This story is… everything. I have loved Serena Williams since I was much much younger and you need to click this link and read it. Seriously. It’s that beautiful.

James Monroe Enslaved Hundreds. Their Descendants Still Live Next Door.

If you live in the South, you’re probably familiar with communities like these. It’s not uncommon to find the families of former slaves living not far from where the plantations originally were. As someone who lives in “The Last Capital of the Confederacy,” it’s really important to know the history of where you live and who your neighbors are. Read this, friends.

Opinion: Mermaids Have Always Been Black

Author Tracey Baptiste wrote about this after people are yelling about how The Little Mermaid has to be Danish because Hans Christian Anderson was. Snore. I’d rather have black mermaids any day!

I finally finished Second Wind and have it formatted, so if anyone wants an ARC, go request one! 

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