The Weekend Reading List

Weekend Reading List 212

I’ve been thinking about last weekend’s Women’s Final at the US Open all week. In fact, it hasn’t stopped playing on my mind. Serena Williams has been in the headlines every day since, and there has been an endless stream of think-pieces about the final.

One of the best commentaries I’ve read so far comes from Syreeta McFadden at ELLE. Syreeta writes, “Williams’ swift response to sexism in that moment was recognizable to any woman who’s reckoned with the social and professional costs of expressing righteous anger. Women often face backlash to our rightful indignation. Rage is no virtue for women; it is the provenance of men. Instead, we must be graceful.”

Find the link to Syreeta McFadden’s piece below, along with more of the week’s top life and style stories…

Men Are Allowed to Rage. Serena Williams Has to Be Graceful. – ELLE

Bake: Persian Love Cake (Cardamom, Rose, & Almond Cake) – Broma Bakery

To All the Adults Who Loved To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before – Man Repeller

6 Tips for Maintaining Strong Long Distance Friendships – Camille Styles

Inside Ashley Benson’s Vibrant NYC Apartment – My Domaine

How to Get Started With Essential Oils – A Beautiful Mess

Want Your Side Hustle To Take Off? Here Are My Tips… – The Anna Edit

Voila Davis Says She’s Regretted Some Roles, Including The Help – Jezebel

The Art of (Bad) Running – A Cup of Jo

15 Delicious Pumpkin Recipes to Make for Fall – The Every Girl


  1. Jandrew says:

    Serena was very unfairly cast as the “Angry Black woman “ . It seems like it’s time for tennis at this level to join the 21st century .
    Dress The Part

  2. vasundhara says:

    love the list cant wait to get my hands on some of these


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