Good morning! Start Thursday off right with these Daily Links


Collage by Ruby Aitken, using a photo of Zendaya via MTV.

Collage by Ruby Aitken, using a photo of Zendaya via MTV.

Actress Zendaya landed the role of Mary Jane in the upcoming Spider-Man: Homecoming film. This is the first time a woman of color will play Mary Jane, and I’m excited to see her crush it! But sadly, there’s been some backlash to her casting.

Photo via Harper's Bazaar.

Photo via Harper’s Bazaar.

Empire star Taraji P. Henson announced a makeup collection with MAC! It will be available in September.

Santigold collaborated with celebrated contemporary artist Kara Walker to create a mesmerizing video full of puppets and color for her song, “Banshee.” ♦