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Ronald Moon and the Evanston Arts Center

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I was scrolling down my FB timeline when I ran across this video:

Ronald Moon lives in Evanston, one of the toughest/roughest neighborhoods in Cincinnati. To see that he is trying to make a change in the community only to be thwarted by some of those who are imprisoned in a broken spirituality is heartbreaking.

But then he just forgives them and wants to keep on doing his work.

Please help Ronald Moon by giving to his fund. If you can’t help them pass along the word so those who can help will know about it.

Be strong, Ronald. There are so many of us out there that care.

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5 June, 2015 at 10:57 am

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Queen City Black Comix Day Participant Jamilah McDowell

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Originally posted on Midwest Black Speculative Fiction Alliance:

Jamilah McDowell

Jamilah McDowell (“some people know me as Mimi, others Jaja, many more as that girl with the death glare and monotone voice”), a biology major at the University of Cincinnati’s Blue Ash campus, will participate in Queen City Black Comix Day on Aug. 29! She will display some of her paintings and sell postcard versions of them at the event.

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5 June, 2015 at 10:28 am

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UPDATE: Derrick Dankwa at Queen City Black Comix Day

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Counting down the days until this event.

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2 June, 2015 at 1:49 pm

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We Can Finally Reveal the Octavia’s Brood Cover

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Originally posted on thenerdsofcolor:

The final cover for Octavia’s Brood: Science Fiction Stories from Social Justice Movements has been sent to the AK Press production designer. The book is available for pre-order here. See the full hi-res cover after break.

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22 January, 2015 at 9:07 am

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JP Chan is Picturing You… Or Somebody…

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I want to see this film.

I probably will eventually find it on Netflix or have to request it as an Interlibrary Loan book before it makes its way to me.  But I am going to see it.

Just for the fact alone that is has a gorgeous AMBF couple in it, which the beautiful Teyonah Parris is a part of.


The movie was written and directed by J.P. Chan.  You may remember some of his earlier work, like Digital Antiquities, which I have briefly written about in an earlier blog.

If you are interested in seeing it just from the trailer then go to their website or like their Facebook page to find out when it makes its way to your city.

And if you go see it and you liked it, leave me a comment in the box.

I really do read them.


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12 June, 2014 at 4:29 pm

Library Science Days

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I totally agree.

Originally posted on YO! Science is AWESOME!:

This year, The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County has no formal theme for the yearly Summer Reading program. Last year, the theme had to do with Superheroes and the year before that, everyone was a Reading Rock Star.

The informal theme for this year is more about reading and learning at the library with a focus on S.T.E.A.M programs,i.e., Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics programs.  These programs are ways to help kids not forget everything they learned during the school year while having fun over the summer.

Taken from the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County. Taken from the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

When I was younger, I can remember the multiple camps and day workshops my mother had me in during the summer. My mumbled complaints would be silenced with a statement that  I would thank her when I got older. She wanted to make sure that I wouldn’t forget how to write a paper or figure…

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31 May, 2014 at 1:47 pm

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[news] Superstar K’s Euna Kim releases project album produced by MFBTY

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Originally posted on DT MFBTY INTERNATIONAL:


On May 23rd, former Superstar K contestant, Euna Kim, will release her first album, which was produced by MFBTY.

On May 19th, Kim’s label, Music K Entertainment, announced that the project album “Love Me Love,” will be released on the May 23rd. Tiger JK stated that upon hearing Euna Kim rap, he requested to be her mentor and came up with the project album idea. MFBTY gave Kim an abundance of support and featured on her title track “이젠 너 없어도 (Without You Now).”

The Music Video is said to be of a dramatic, movie like concept where a timid & shy girl performs in front of a large crowd, showing her hidden talent and dancing with her wings. Tiger JK, Yoon MiRae and Bizzy feature as cameos in the music video clip, which was produced by producer Lumpens, who has also worked with Lee Hyo Ri and the legendary…

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19 May, 2014 at 9:14 am

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