I passed out over 200 of my MEGA (Melanin Enhanced Geek Alliance) ribbons during the four days I attended the Con.
“'Beloved' would have been considered gothic horror if it had been written from a white character’s point of view by a white author.”
When there aren’t enough Black folks doing the writing, Black characters are written by white writers with all the inherent biases.
It is not often one sees a play written and directed by Black women, the director, Liesl Tommy, from Cape Town, South Africa. Only a fine writer like Lynn Nottage could take such tragedy and make us smile and laugh between the tears.