Marley Dias, via Philly Voice.

Marley Dias, via Philly Voice.

Marley Dias made my heart sing when I read that she started a book drive called #1000BlackGirlBooks because she was “sick of reading about white boys and dogs.” She’s only 11, y’all. An article posted yesterday at People.com said she’s collected 900 books so far. Donations are being accepted through February 11 at GrassROOTS Community Foundation.

Illustration by E. Jane.

Illustration by E. Jane.

It’s Black History Month and Black Future Month. Check out the Agenda to Build Black Futures by the Black Youth Project 100. So, so crucial—let’s all find ways to lend support.

After this Coldplay video featuring Beyoncé was released, many people called Beyoncé out for cultural appropriation. This writer is choosing not to call her out, and for good reason.

Finally, if 2K16 isn’t starting off as well as you had wished, watch this short video of a piglet and a kitten playing together, accompanied by soothing acoustic music.—Alex-Quan Pham

Editor’s Link: It’s official! Gilmore Girls is headed to Netflix and I’m filled with glee! I cannot wait to catch up with Lorelai, Rory, Paris, Lane, and the rest of Stars Hallow.—Diamond Sharp ♦