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A Black perspective on the 77th World Science Fiction Convention in...

I passed out over 200 of my MEGA (Melanin Enhanced Geek Alliance) ribbons during the four days I attended the Con.

#StokersSoWhite: 2016 Horror Writers’ Association boycott

“'Beloved' would have been considered gothic horror if it had been written from a white character’s point of view by a white author.”

#HugosSoWhite: The literary convention diversity scandals

When there aren’t enough Black folks doing the writing, Black characters are written by white writers with all the inherent biases.

Lynn Nottage’s ‘Ruined,’ directed by Liesl Tommy, at Berkeley Rep through...

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.