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RIP Chadwick Boseman: On Mourning Black Royalty and Collective Black Grief

I am crying as I write this. Not sobbing, but the slow, searing flow of tears that burn as they fall. I don’t have the strength to sob, and honestly, the burn is helping. It means that I can still feel something. This is not about me, though. This is about Chadwick Boseman. This is about the collective Black joy

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Creator Spotlight: The Three Nerd Queens Behind #JusticeCon2020 Speak Out

No one really expected JusticeCon to be more than a celebration for the fandom. The event that ran concurrently with San Diego Comic-Con the weekend of July 25 and 26. It came out of nowhere to rock Comic-Con at Home’s virtual, leaving everyone reeling for weeks afterward about the little fan convention that brought so many reveals, celebrities, and so

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Rae Comics offers New Black Anime Comic ‘Okemus’ by Kickstarter

Red Arcis Entertainment (Rae) Comics announced a Kickstarted campaign for their anime-inspired Black Comic titled Okemus. The company’s lead artist and president TJ Sterling says he created the comic to create a more diverse world, one that he didn’t have as a young artist. “Growing up, I saw almost no representation of Black or people of color in the comics I

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Aliza Pearl, Sara Gulde, and Kennedy Allen Claim a Space at the Helm of a Roddenberry Star Trek Podcast

The Roddenberry Star Trek Podcast Women at Warp is all about exploring the Star Trek story world through a feminist lens. The podcast began in 2015 when there were no other all-women podcast teams discussing feminism and the world Roddenberry created. With the addition of Kennedy Allen, Aliza Pearl, and Sarah Gulde, the podcast has its mission. “Women at Warp

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Interview: Kellita Smith on Icons, Agency, and Legacy

Kellita Smith knows about representation in Hollywood. She was a part of the Black television. Smith claimed her space at the time and has not moved, creating an impressive filmography full of characters and stories. From her role as Wanda in the groundbreaking Bernie Mac show to her current work on Influence, Smith’s characters women are multifaceted, beautiful, Black women

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Now YOU Can Join Women In Comics…Here’s How!

Women in Comics Collective (WinC) has relaunched and updated their website. Now, you can become a part of the WinC community or sponsor a membership for up-and-coming creators. That’s all that’s new with the group. For our new members, we have partner discounts, virtual events, a fellowship program, and special access on the website for members only! The relaunch has

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Blerd Galaxy Magazine SDCC 2020 Curated Recap YouTube Playlists

Comic-Con 2020 content is more accessible than ever. You can now watch all the panels from this year’s Con at your leisure on YouTube–from the comfort of your own home. No waiting rooms, or sold-out news to contend with. No overnight camping for Hall H necessary. No piecing together the panel from clips a week later. It is completely possible

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Nafessa Williams and WinC’s Foxxy Jazzabelle Talk Black Lightning and Representation

You probably missed the panels on our favorite Black family on the CW in Black Lightning. Here’s a reminder of why we love watching us as superheroes onscreen. Women in Comics Collective reporter Foxxy Jazzabelle sat down with Nafessa Williams in the middle of last season for a chat about the Black Lightning third season and so much more. Williams

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