sci-fi/fantasy writer Iya Ta’Shia Asanti

To borrow from an insightful blog Obama is representative of the Black american we seldom see in publishing. Meaning, he is not a whore-monger, drug-dealer, drug user or absent baby-daddy. He is not a slave to designer labels and he does not wear bling. We have not seen him ducking into a bodega to buy…

Of Aliens and Asperger’s Syndrome

According to the author, Dwayne G. Anderson, Partially Human is a story about “Being Different”. It was based on my own experiences after being diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome.  I too felt like an outcast, ridiculed, mocked, and left out, even before the diagnosis. Even today, I still feel like an outsider, different from everyone else….

Best Horror Books for African American Teens 2008

Here’s a list of books guaranteed to scare the pants off your teens 1. Night Biters: A Tale of Urban Horror by A.J. Harper “Night Biters is a stand out as there are very few vampire books for African American teens. Twilight, New Moon, Breaking Dawn, and the Harry Potter series may be wildly popular,…