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Post 169: Ghana and my “Year of Return”

Year of Return! 2019 is the “Year of return” in Ghana this means that people of African descent throughout the diaspora can return to Ghana to reconnect with their roots and, if they choose, reclaim their citizenship and receive a Ghanaian passport.   This is not my first trip to Africa, I’ve been to Egypt but […]

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Come Join ATL’s State of Black Sci-Fi Authors at Georgia Tech

Time: February 16, 2012 from 6:30pm to 8:30pmLocation: Clough Commons Auditorium, Georgia TechOrganized By: Geogia Tech Science Fiction Department Event Description:Come join us as we discuss the state of Black Science Fiction, share our stories and perform a group reading created especially for this event. Participating in this first of its kind event are Ed […]

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The State of Black Sci-Fi 2012: Why is it Important to Show Race, Culture, Minority Politics or Ethnicity in Sci-Fi?

Paper_BagWoohoo! I’m excited that we’re at Day 3 in our discussion of Black Science Fiction. Don’t forget about the incredible giveaways coming up February 6th. This week we’re discussing if it’s important to show race, culture, minority politics, or ethnicity in Sci-Fi. K. Let’s talk. 

I remember the day that my grandmother told me that she interviewed (in her youth) for a position at a local retailer but was unable to get the job because she didn’t pass the paper bag test. Yup. That’s right. My grandmother wasn’t lighter than a paper bag and so she couldn’t get that job.

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Breaking Free Released Early on Amazon!

                                                                 Good things come early. I remember when my son, Asante McCalla, was born a month early.  This is just as exciting as that experience.  So I’m guessing that early is good for me.  I’m proud to announce that Breaking Free is now available in print and for immediate download on Amazon. No worries, the Barnes […]