Magneto Was Right: A Brief Word On How I Found Black Pride Through Fictional Oppression

X-Men and I go way back.

I first got into comics when I was in middle school and started using my meager allowance to keep up with “Ultimate X-Men.” Before that, I’d watched “X-Men Evolution” religiously, and went to see every movie in the Bryan Singer X-Men series as soon as they hit theaters. (I’d then spend the waiting period between theatrical and DVD releases writing expansive fanfiction and imagining the day when my mutant powers would manifest and I could finally join the brotherhood.) Continue reading “Magneto Was Right: A Brief Word On How I Found Black Pride Through Fictional Oppression”

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In Favor of Logging Off

It’s safe to say that Ferguson has been dominating the headlines. If you’re anything like me, the barrage of racism and derailing that’s followed the murder of Michael Brown may have you feeling emotionally exhausted. Continue reading “In Favor of Logging Off”