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Docile is a book that calls back to the history of slavery in the United States – the enslavement of Black people – and then hangs up the phone without so much as a timid “hello”. Its lack of true engagement with the still-painful, and still incredibly relevant past of slavery in the United States shows in how reviewers are responding to it as “yet another” gushy and empowering dark-fic in fandom. Continue reading
Note: before we get into this piece, note that I am coming from this position as a queer Black person who has, in the past, purposefully read and written stories of the kind I am talking about in this piece. … Continue reading
Note: This installment of Urban Fantasy 101 deals with racism and slavery and was written in April for a grad school assignment. People – writers and otherwise – romanticize a lot of weird (and beyond problematic) shit. From novels … Continue reading