DJ reflects on how Black cultural retention is its own form of magic and how it can be used in our every day to shape and mold our futures.
The Critical Companion
Our contributor-led series The Critical Companion was a bi-monthly themed project that delved into different aspects of critical fandom.
Latonya finds Stranger Comics’ Niobe Ayutami to be an inspiration in the way she embodies life and death.
When given the choice to play as your own race or a fantasy race, which would you choose? Janae’s answer may surprise you.
Nicole defines her view of Afrofuturism and imagines what science fiction could do if it wanted to be bold.
Kai examines how Hermione’s Blackness puts the onus on her as a Black woman to save the Wizarding World.
In this #CriticalCompanion, Talia takes a look at Ariana Dumbledore, ableism, and abuse in Deathly Hallows.
Zeena recognizes the Hermione that was in her all along.
DJ Wilson reflects on Beyoncé’s film ‘Black is King,’ and the invitation the project gives members of the African diaspora.
Whether you ship canon ships or non-canon ships, it should be a subculture of like fans, not a battlefield of in-fighting. Critical Companion Ebony explores.
How can nerds date during a global pandemic? K. Alexandra offers some tips from her own experiences.
Jessie Blount shares her two “spiritual texts” and how they’ve shaped her worldview.
Abisola writes about Children of Blood and Bone and Daughters of Nri, and how they are important for young Black readers.