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Vigilante Flash Fiction: “The Red Diamond”

Hey everybody and welcome to my short story playground this is Episode #5 of Diverse SciFi and Fantasy Stories Podcast. I’m your host, author, Alicia McCalla. Thanks for tuning in!  This podcast is all about me honoring my son’s legacy and sharing my diverse science fiction and fantasy stories with the world…  Welcome to my […]

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A Black Woman Sci-Fi Writer’s Unfounded Rage Towards “The Help”

The_HelpOk, it’s truth time. Deep down inside I secretly despised the tragic mammy. I know, my rage about the image was totally wrong, illogical, and unlike the normal me. I’m usually very accepting of all types but the whole Black mammy thing pissed me off. I was the kid who stared at the Aunt Jemima pancake box. I didn’t like that little woman with the red head rag. I ate my pancakes better when Quaker gave her a perm. And, that woman from Gone with the Wind, uggh, I wanted to slap her. She should’ve known how to birth a baby…