GOT- “Blood of My Blood”

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Another Sunday another Game of Thrones. One word: Coldhands.

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GOT- “The Door”

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Another Sunday, another Game of Thrones. And all I can say is, “Hold the damn door!”

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GOT- “Book of the Stranger”

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Another Sunday, another Game of Thrones. So who ordered the White Savior?

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GOT- “Oathbreaker”

Another Sunday, another Game of Thrones. Big things poppin’.

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Appropriating The Self- Revisiting The Africa of Our Imaginations

200px-Imaro4In the wake of a controversy over who the culture of an entire continent belongs to within the context of its far-flung descendants (many quite involuntarily flung at that), I revisit a set of blog posts I wrote several years ago regarding speculative fiction, world building, “appropriation” and the Africa of our imaginations. Can one appropriate the self?

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Early Black Writers, Speculative Fiction and Confronting Racial Terror

BlakeIn the bleakest of moments African-American writers have turned to literature to confront racial terror and the trauma it could induce–turning to poetry, personal narratives, plays and novels. Sometimes, they even dreamed of the fantastic.

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