"The experience of creating comic autobiographies was a major teachable moment for me. I think about how the art making, storytelling, and self-reflection of the activity opened up my participants in deep and profound ways. I think about how opening the session with the animated video of the comic Your Black Friend by Ben Passmore... Continue Reading →

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"Comics, for instance, are mirrors of reality, and spaces for the creation of new realities. ┬áBlack comics are a part of a larger tradition of black speculative arts that has roots in folklore, spirituality, and radical politics that predates the arrival of Africans on the shores of the Americas." Deirdre Hollman, Musings of an Afrofuturist... Continue Reading →

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