On the April 20, 2021 episode of the DC Public Library Podcast series Access This, Jenny from the Center for Accessibility chatted with Justice Shorter about the Top 5 books that inform her personal and professional life as a Disability Justice advocate, Black Disabled Lives Matter amplifier and national expert on disability-inclusive disaster protections, emergency management and humanitarian crises/conflicts.
The Lineage of Science Fiction/Fantasy Writers from the African Diaspora
The historical lack of gender and racial diversity among authors promoted by the Science Fiction/Fantasy book industry has not destroyed the creative imaginations of writers of African descent who embrace the genre.
Black Science Fiction/Fantasy writers do indeed exist and have a kaleidoscope of stories to add to the field.
Join our Community Read & follow up with a fun chat
It is both Black History Month and Black Future Month at DC Public Library, so don't miss our Black Future Month Happy Hour!
Join our Community Read of author N.K. Jemisin's How Long 'Til Black Future Month? On Friday, Feb. 19 at 6 p.m., we'll chat and share insights as we explore the worlds within Jemisin's short stories together.