Last week, I came across a very strange comic book: in 1976, Planned Parenthood teamed up with Marvel to publish a one-off comic in which Spider-Man defends America's youth from misleading sex education.
At SXSW this year, Kelis dished up tasty meals from her own food truck. This week, fans can savor her new album. (photo via)
Kelis knows the way to your heart is through your stomach, and she should. The singer and certified chef’s packs her new album, Food, with some serious soul, as well as themes of empowerment, love, and plenty of snark.
• The New York Police Department tried to launch a feel-good hashtag called #MyNYPD where people could tweet cute photos of themselves with officers. Very quickly, hundreds of people began adding photos of police brutality and stop-and-frisk searches. [AlJazeera]
Today is Earth Day, so there's a couple links in here about climate change. Here we go!
• The Supreme Court upheld Michigan's ban on an affirmative action program at the state's universities. Justices Sonia Sotomayor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg wrote a scathing dissent: “The Constitution does not protect racial minorities from political defeat. But neither does it give the majority free rein to erect selective barriers against racial minorities.”