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HWIL: Issue No. 005 — Books Not Bullets

Black Students at Stoneman Douglas High Hold a Press Conference on Gun and Police Violence “I don’t think anybody’s intentionally excluding them, but nobody’s intentionally including them, either…”   A post shared by Eeni | Globetrotter (@eeni_edit) on Mar 14, 2018 at 9:58am PDT David Hogg Calls for a Boycott of Laura Ingraham’s Advertisers And um… wow, Hulu, Nutrish and more are pulling their ads. Why Sherman Alexie’s Sexual Misconduct Feels Like a Betrayal “In addition to the women he wronged, Alexie let down the writers of color who needed his help, and the Native writers he eclipsed.” The Best Black-Owned Restaurants in America Eat your heart out… Black Girl Magic All Up & Through the NYT Bestsellers List Elizabeth Acevedo, Angie Thomas, Tomi Adeyemi… What? What?! WHAT?! So grateful for all the love X is getting! It moved up the list this week and I’m grateful to all the readers who made it happen. 💗 — Elizabeth Acevedo (@AcevedoWrites) March 28, 2018 How to Forgive Those Who Have Harmed You “Healing is the …

HWIL: Issue No. 004 – More Dora Milaje Means More Black Girl Magic

The Dora Milaje Are Officially Getting Their Own Marvel Spinoff The Queens Live Life Lessons from the Financially-Driven Millennial The best articles on money—the advice may surprise you… Lena Waithe Changing the Game in Vanity Fair …while rocking a Well-Read Black Girl tee ✨I woke up to a ton of beautiful text messages telling me that @LenaWaithe wore a #WellReadBlackGirl t-shirt in @VanityFair! Lena is incredible for a multitude of reasons ✨ @JackieWoodson‘s piece proves that! I’m so grateful to have them both in my orbit — Well-Read Black Girl ™ (@wellreadblkgirl) March 22, 2018 Literary Sleuths for Fans of Jessica Jones Read! Recommend! Repeat! Advice for the Black Traveler “Be brave, travel, experience and live.” Check Out My Bookstagram @TolaniHerShelf (get it?)   A post shared by Tolani Osan (@tolanihershelf) on Mar 10, 2018 at 8:32am PST Happy Friday, Friends

HWIL: Issue No. 003 – Americanah Miniseries from Our Fave BP BFFs

Lupita Nyong’o and Danai Gurira Team Up for Americanah Miniseries Adaptation Currently accepting applications for the Lupita to my Danai.   A post shared by Lupita Nyong’o (@lupitanyongo) on Feb 17, 2018 at 5:37am PST Infinity War to Come Out a Week Earlier Than We All Prepared For We’re. Not. Ready. (But this Twitter thread is everything.) On a scale of one to infinity, how excited are you to see #InfinityWar on May 4th? — Marvel Studios (@MarvelStudios) March 1, 2018 Amandla Stenberg Walked Away From Black Panther Due to Her Skin Tone “That was really challenging, to make that decision, but I have no regrets. I recognize 100 percent that there are spaces that I should not take up and when I do take up a space it’s because I’ve thought really, really critically about it and I’ve consulted people I really trust and it feels right.”   The Poet X by Slam Poet (and fellow GW alum) Elizabeth Acevedo Is Out Next Week Watch her below, she’ll wow you.   Chadwick Boseman and Lupita Nyong’o …

HWIL: Issue No. 002 — New Fiction from Khaled Hosseini

Khaled Hosseini Announces New Book omgomgomgomg   A post shared by Khaled Hosseini (@khosseini) on Feb 21, 2018 at 7:57am PST 50 Beautiful Book Covers Featuring Black Women #RepresentationMatters Aubrey Plaza Teases Second Season of LEGION WTF did I just watch??? LEGION 🖊 SEASON 2 📌 FX @LegionFX — Aubrey Plaza (@evilhag) February 20, 2018 Black Panther Looks and the Traditions That Inspired Them We’ll never be done with Black Panther Quinta Brunson to Star in CW Pilot Black Girl Magic Phoebe Robinson on Desus and Mero Black. Girl. Magic. Watch Black Panther Director, Ryan Coogler, Break Down the Casino Scene It’ll blow your mind.

HWIL: Issue No. 001 —Black Panther Edition

My favorite Black Panther links of the week Black Panther is now in theaters! See what the critics are saying. 5 Books to Read After You’ve Seen Black Panther Curated and written by yours truly Superhero Bae, Chadwick Boseman, Stops by the Elvis Duran Show The charm tour continues Michael B. Jordan on Desus & Mero   Meet the Ladies of Wakanda Danai Gurira (AKA #1 Girl Crush) on FabookLive with The Build Series The actress discusses the historic movie Lupita Nyong’o shares her thoughts on Black Panther and the power dynamics between black men and women I asked @Lupita_Nyongo how she feels that #BlackPanther will change the way we view power dynamics between black men and black women and she gave me such an INCREDIBLE answer! — THE SLUMFLOWER (@theslumflower) February 9, 2018 Meet Black Panther’s Breakout Star Letitia Wright You might recognize her from that episode of Black Mirror