Plus thoughts on Cairo, the return of Missy Elliott AND Harper Lee, and a penitent internet troll.
Music that makes it feel better to be on the outside.
Plus an essay about gender equality by Beyoncé, some rad new music, and comics by Mindy Kaling.
Sixteen-year-old me would be disgusted with current me.
Her closet: all black everything.
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