When 10-year-old Esther Okade is not studying as an undergraduate student, she loves dressing up as Elsa from the hit movie Frozen. Great Britain’s youngest college freshmen, Esther’s parents enrolled her at Open University which is a based distance learning college this past January. Despite her age, Esther’s aptitude exceeds all expectations. She even received a perfect score on a recent exam.
Artist Makeda Lewis Releases Black Feminist Coloring Book, “Avies Dreams”
Avies Dreams, [Artist Makeda] Lewis’s adult coloring book is based on illustrations of the dreams a girl named Avie had after she saw the world in its truth. Unfortunately for Avie, she was institutionalized because she didn’t live up to the world’s standard and the status quo. Because of this, Lewis’s coloring book depicts the effect feminism, afrocentricity, death and rebirth, gender identity and power dynamics has on Black women reports Blavity.
Larry Wilmore Caught Obama’s Jay Z Reference
Monday’s edition of The Nightly Show With Larry Wilmore found Wilmore catching up with the weekend’s biggest headlines. As usual, the host stuck to the #KeepIt100 policy, with some pointed but funny takes on the 50-year anniversary of the “Bloody Sunday” march over Selma, Alabama’s Edmund Pettus Bridge.He also found himself in a moral quandary over being a “blerd” by knowing about Apple’s well-documented labor issues.