Moving on the Wires: Holy Clown Syllabus + Ark|Teks’ “Coding Your Cosmos” Workshop + New Patreon!


Hello Everyone! Sharing some news with you: 1 ) Holy Clown Syllabus Harlequin Creature, a small press on which I am a board member and editor, recently found out some of the problematic history of the Harlequin, akin to Blackface minstrelsy in the United States. After learning that, the founder of HC, Meghan Forbes, and […]

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M.G. Reviews: Black Panther + Brown Girl Begins + S0.CI3.TY (SPOILERS!)


Black Superheroes + Black Leadership + The Responsibility of Building Societies in World-Changing Times Last week I had the privilege to see three films — of course, Black Panther, Canadian filmmaker Sharon Lewis’ Brown Girl Begins inspired by Nalo Hopkinson’s book, Brown Girl in the Ring, and Martinique-based filmmaker Khris Burton’s S0.CI3.TY.

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The M(N)STRY: The Legacy of Black Arkives


Etymology of Legacy: late 14c., legacie, “body of persons sent on a mission,” from Medieval Latin legatia, from Latin legatus“ambassador, envoy, deputy,” noun use of past participle of legare “send with a commission, appoint as deputy, appoint by a last will” (see legate). Can the archive be our arsenal and the archivist our warrior in this current war on memory and information? […]

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