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The Stiffening

(My short story The Stiffening was originally published in The Absent Willow Review) I was eight years old when I realized that I never saw my mother sitting. Ever. Or lying in bed or immersed beneath a blanket of suds … Continue reading

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Escape from Beckyville Featured on The Book Look

The fab folks over at The Book Look were so kind to review Escape from Beckyville on their show. Love the special effects. Check out the video below, show them some love and leave a comment!

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S**t White Girls Say … to Black Girls

No white woman has ever told me my hair feels like Cheetos, but I can relate to most of the Becky behavior spoofed in Franchesca Ramsey’s video “S**t White Girls Say … to Black Girls.” It’s a provocative piece that … Continue reading

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The AfroFuturistic Affair: A Sci-Fi Novel Come to Life

I haven’t dressed up for Halloween in years, can’t even remember the last costume I donned. But I was looking forward to getting decked out in my fangirl finest for The AfroFuturistic Affair, a costume and charity ball celebrating African-American … Continue reading

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Black Women in Hollywood: Bumrushing the Old Boy Network

When was the last time you watched a critically acclaimed film starring a black woman as a ballerina, a queen or a boxer? Now raise your hand the last time you saw a movie where a black woman was lauded … Continue reading

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