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Well, America ’murica’d again and while we all watched in dismay, 45 was too busy dragging toilet paper around behind him in public. more

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I have a chronic condition that likes to rear its head and wreak havoc on my life a few times a month. more

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Rodney Anderson Jr. had a moment of realization watching Game of Thrones. “All I’ve seen us as is pirates and slaves.” He wondered, “why isn’t there a great house of people with a more ethnic point of origin?” more

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Don’t get me wrong. I whole-heartedly believe we need fresh ideas, new voices and truly civic-minded representatives. However, I don’t agree that just anyone deserves a seat at the table when they can’t even identify the place settings. more

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San Diego Comic-Con [SDCC] has officially ended. My feet are so very over tennis shoes and my local bookstore, once again, exists solely as a brick and mortar. more

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Nerds of color aren’t unicorns by any means, but it’s entirely possible to spend SDCC without any real face time. more


One of the most powerful tools people have is being able to gather in numbers to defend themselves. more

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When asked why put on InterGalactiCon (IGC) in San Diego, Kirk pointed to pent up frustrations due to how many people don’t get to go to SDCC. more


After a month of incidents exposing (finally) just how frequently living-while-being-Black means dealing with white folks intent on depriving us of the right to breathe without permission, I’m past tired of white people acting a damn fool. more

A Side-Eye of Sanity

I’ve recently watched a bloodletting happening in the Black nerd community on social media as a prominent figure faced a reckoning with the very people she leveraged to build her business in the first place. more

A Side-Eye of Sanity

The publishing world heavily influences what “diversity” and “representation” look like, not only on the written page but in all of pop culture. more


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Who is she? A writing coach and writer living in San Diego. more

Best of San Diego: People


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Every time I’m tempted to look for a new place to migrate, I catch a movie outside in October, put on flip-flops in December, find a new jazz group to catch live, or sit outside on a hillside watching the city lights in the warm rain. more

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Do we need a television series with a dystopian America in which a Confederate nation legally practices slavery uninterrupted to modern day as its backdrop? more

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Men still feel very free to come up and “investigate” if I’m fit to rep a fandom. I’ve been asked what makes me think I can wear a hat, shirt or join a conversation about a comic, a book, a film or game. more