Collage by Ruby Aitken, using a photo via The Guardian.

Collage by Ruby Aitken, using a photo via The Guardian.

On Monday, The Guardian published another article written by Chelsea Manning, an incarcerated trans woman who was convicted in 2013 for disclosing U.S. military and diplomatic documents to WikiLeaks. She writes about how sisterhood can be the thread that ties trans women together within the violence of prisons.

Photo courtesy of The Root.

Photo via The Root.

Lupita Nyong’o and Ava DuVernay might be teaming up for a sci-fi thriller. I repeat: A SCI-FI THRILLER COLLAB BETWEEN LUPITA NYONG’O AND AVA DUVERNAY.

Photo courtesy of The Huffington Post.

Photo via The Huffington Post.

A new study has found that canine species have different dialects of howling. Wolves, dogs, and foxes all communicate through their own unique howls. As someone interested in the study of languages, this is super exciting! There is too much beautiful complexity about animals that is undervalued and seen as inferior to humans.

Photo courtesy of  The Calvert Journal

Photo via The Calvert Journal

This photo set shows how Afro-Russians, as with others among the global black diaspora, negotiate their identities in an anti-black environment. ♦