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Dear Comic Fans: It’s been a year since my first post & y’all are still racist as heck when it comes to racebending

Originally posted on Stitch's Media Mix:
Back in August 2015 I wrote “Dear Comic Fans: We Get it. You’re racist and racebending scares you,” as a direct response to the racist backlash towards Keiynan Lonsdale being cast as Wally West…

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Colonial

Originally posted on Righting Red:
It’s a great time to be a fan of J.K. Rowling’s wizard-based adventures (we’ll forget about Casual Vacancy – I haven’t gotten into the Robert Galbraith novels and won’t anytime soon): We’ve got not only…

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On “Typecasting” and Opportunities in the Comics Industry

Originally posted on Stitch's Media Mix:
Consider this a follow up to yesterday’s post about the fear and annoyance with Brian Michael Bendis writing Riri Williams when he has a clear track record of mishandling black characters. Shortly after writing…

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The Reality of Bendis Writing Blackness

Originally posted on Stitch's Media Mix:
In theory, I know I should be happy that we’re getting more diversity in the form of Riri Williams,  a young black woman/girl taking over the role of Iron Man from Tony Stark.…

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“Am I Acting How Christ Would?”: A Response to “A Christian’s Response to the Orlando Shootings”

Originally posted on Outlines of Shakespeare's Plays:
I haven’t said anything about what happened in Orlando because I wasn’t exactly sure what kind of words I wanted to use. And then, a friend linked me to this incredibly callous…

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Brandy invites you to check out the Amazon App and get $5

Use my referral link to get a $5 coupon at Amazon for signing into the Amazon App the first time: https://amazon.com/mpr?referralcode=BRAND47087N&ref_=mpr_tr_ss Because I need money and you do too.

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URBAN FANTASY 101 – GENTRY-FICATION

Originally posted on Stitch's Media Mix:
In 2010, Black people from across the diaspora made up just over 32% of Chicago’s population. But I bet you couldn’t tell that from reading Jim Butcher’s Dresden Files or Chloe Neill’s Chicagoland…

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[Signal Boost] New Beginning for Homeless Mom

Originally posted on Stitch's Media Mix:
Note from the Stitch: I’m signal boosting this fundraiser for E.A. Devine, one of my  wonderful Twittah followers who is trying her best to get her mother in a good position after tragedy…

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Help Zina H make it to grad school!

Originally posted on Stitch's Media Mix:
Help me make it to grad school! I’ve wanted to go to grad school since the moment that I graduated from FIU (Florida International University) in 2012. Unfortunately, life didn’t go as planned…

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On Grayson, fandom, problematic media, and the drive to “defend” popular male characters

Originally posted on Stitch's Media Mix:
Content notes: This post mentions and/or links to descriptions of sexual assault and harassment as well as racism. If you were to listen to a certain group of Dick Grayson fans on the…

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The Techniques of Erasure

Originally posted on Stitch's Media Mix:
This is part one of a hybrid essay-rant series focusing on fandom (the collective community) and its intense race/racism problems. If you’re new to my blog and to this project, start here with…

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“Period Typical Racism” – One kind of historical accuracy in fiction that I wish would go away

Source: “Period Typical Racism” – One kind of historical accuracy in fiction that I wish would go away

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Fuck It. I’m Going Full Snark.

Originally posted on Insta-Love Book Reviews:
In case you missed it, here’s part one: Just because you CAN…. *~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~* Me to myself yesterday: There’s a lot of confusion about what exactly does and doesn’t occur in That Book. I think…

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