M.G. Reviews: Whitehead’s The Underground Railroad and The Traveling Theater of History


Happy Black Speculative Fiction Month. This month I will post reviews and lists of black speculative works that I’ve read recently. By the way, please support my Go Fund Me as I raise money to get a new laptop and continue building my writing career. Here is my review of The Underground Railroad: It is […]

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The My-Stery: Spooky Entanglement — When Black Contribution Is Obscured


The other day as I was looking for some Basquiat inspiration, I came across this article about his artistic influences, “John-Michel Basquiat: The Afrofuturistic and His Art: Part I – Cosmic Slop and George Clinton’s Afro-Futurism. One part struck me the most, especially we discuss appropriation and often the lack of social credit given to black influencers: […]

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“Space:Queens”: Lacresha Berry


As I currently work on my fantasy novel based in Queens and inspired by the Underground Railroad (two of the characters are based on Harriet Tubman and William Still), I look forward to featuring others who are continuing to share the legacy of our ancestors and heroes who fought for freedom and for us to […]

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Moving on the Wires: Fundraiser for Atlantic Impact’s Abroad for a Cause Challenge


Futuristically Ancient for Atlantic Impact’s Abroad for a Cause Challenge “I recently decided to participate in a fundraiser for “Atlantic Impact’s Abroad for a Cause Challenge” who is inviting two bloggers to join them in a trip abroad to Barbados. Atlantic Abroad is a nonprofit organization that provides low-income and at-risk youth “with year-round programming […]

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Otherworldy Videos: Yellow Fever


Ng’endo Mukii is a filmmaker and animator who recently graduated with a masters from Royal College of Art in London. Her thesis film, Yellow Fever, confronts the topic of skin bleaching including her and her niece’s perceptions of and experiences with it, and the the influence of history on why people of color bleach.

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