Tag Archives: black women

[Review] A Duke by Default (Reluctant Royals #2) by Alyssa Cole

I only recently bought Alyssa Cole’s A Duke By Default so I missed out on months of basking in this glorious and delightful novel (because my local library never got around to purchasing it on my request). But I have … Continue reading

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[Image Post] “Strong Black Women”

Original Post:  Nyota Uhura: One More Black Female Character Fandom Wants To Be Strong and Single Forever  White Feminism (as an institution) thinks that championing Black women as too strong and too independent to ever “need” a man in their lives … Continue reading

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#NowWeRise – Children of Blood and Bone Blog Tour (Moodboard + Blogging Bits)

You know, I think this might be the first time I’ve ever done a blog tour? When I got the email about possibly doing something for the release of Tomi Adeyemi’s Children of Blood and Bone in its release week, I … Continue reading

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Black Girls Next Door: Four changes I’d like to make in Spider-Man: Homecoming

  I loved Spider-Man: Homecaming way more than I probably should love a film that takes a huge chunk of what (little) I liked about Brian Michael Bendis’ origin story for Afro-Latino Spider-Man Miles Morales and… gives it to (a … Continue reading

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[Book Review] All About Mia by Lisa Williamson

Title: All About Mia Author: Lisa Williamson (Twitter) Rating: Recommended Genre: Contemporary, Black heroine, Diverse, Coming of Age, Young Adult, Publisher: Scholastic, Inc. Release Date: September 12, 2017 Buy Links: AMAZON | BARNES AND NOBLE Note: Please message me if … Continue reading

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So Long and Good Riddance, Sleepy Hollow

Back when Sleepy Hollow first started, it was basically everything I wanted in an TV show. This was a few months after I’d officially given up on Supernatural as a show so not only did I need a new Urban … Continue reading

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Women of Color in Marvel Live Action Properties: Claire Temple

Women of Color in Marvel Live Action Properties is an essay series that will look closely at the portrayals of female characters of color by actresses of color in Marvel’s various franchises. I was inspired by the fact that a … Continue reading

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Whose Luke Cage Reviews Matter To Me

I started watching Luke Cage yesterday morning and immediately I found myself bombarded with the thinkiest of thoughts. I have thoughts on respectability politics in the series, on Luke Cage’s old-fashioned everything, on Black womanhood, on the use of the … Continue reading

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Letters to the Author – Afton Locke

Note that this Letter to the Author contains graphic descriptions of racism and racist violence (sexual and otherwise) as it relates to the reality of white supremacy in history and historical romances. Dear Afton Locke, I could write you about … Continue reading

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Things About Fandom That Stand Out to Me

Originally written in April 2015 for the blog Womanist Glasses, I felt that a repost was timely and necessary as I prepare to talk about fandom and blackness in a couple of posts I’m set to post. I still believe … Continue reading

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