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Virtuous con is rocking juneteenth weekend!

If you have not checked out the 2021 Virtuous Con this weekend yet, you are truly missing out! Virtuous Con is a Black woman-owned sci-fi, and fantasy convention that launched in November of 2020 that exists completely in the virtual space. Talk about when the world needed a hero, right?  This year they are hosting

Facing Race Day 1 Recap

I didn’t realize that I was considered an activist until a few years ago.  It was brought to my attention when I was invited to speak at the 2016 Facing Race National Conference over four years ago. The bi-annual conference brings together community organizers from across the country to discuss how to implement racial as

5 Films (and Shows) You Slept on, Way Before ‘Cuties’ Got Here

The current seems to be pulling away from the Netflix show Cuties written and directed by Maïmouna Doucouré. It’s about a girl and her friends who want so badly to be “grown-up” that they pull examples of adulthood from social media. Well, it should come as a surprise that the girls end up mimicking provocative

That Time When The Blerd Galaxy Board was On a SDCC Panel

Remember that time when the Blerd Galaxy Board members were on an SDCC panel with Jules Rivera and Camilla Zhang? Well, we were interviewed by CNN reporter Chris Morrow after the panel. Our interview posted weeks later. We found it and now we are sharing it with you. Listen as Vanee, Marqueeda, Regine, and Jonita

Big $$$ News for Women in Comics Collective International

We are sending out a big CONGRATULATIONS to our mother company Women in Comics Collective International. They were among the recipients of the National Book Foundation’s Literary Arts Emergency Fund Grant Recipients. WinC joins other organizations such as the Third World Press Foundation, Kweli Journal, and so many others. Over 282 organizations were awarded a

Dear Black Parents: We See You, We Hear You, We Are You

A Love Letter from Black Teachers During Distance Learning Look… we get it. We really, truly get it. You are not a teacher. You didn’t sign up for this. What the world is throwing at you right now is insane. You have to raise your kids during a pandemic already, and now you have to

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