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Why You Need to Read: “War Girls”

War Girls #1: War Girls By: Tochi Onyebuchi Published: October 15, 2019 Genre: Science Fiction/Dystopian Fiction/Historical Fiction/Young Adult             Their resources. The blue minerals buried beneath Onyii’s feet and, farther out, beneath the ocean floor. This is what the Nigerians are killing Biafrans for. Not a morning passes that Onyii doesn’t think about setting charges to those things… Continue reading Why You Need to Read: “War Girls”

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Why You Need to Read: “Rosewater”

The Wormwood Trilogy: Book 1: Rosewater By: Tade Thompson Published: first published November 15, 2016; reprinted September 18, 2018 Genre: Science Fiction/Afrofuturism  Winner of the Nommo Award for Best Novel 2017 Apart from the classified stuff about sensitives and the xenosphere, most information about the dome is in the public domain, but it is amazing… Continue reading Why You Need to Read: “Rosewater”

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Three Topics Surrounding the Black Community that are Subtle and Profound in “Black Panther”

(If you have neither seen, nor read Black Panther, then please be aware of spoilers!) Black Panther is the latest Marvel (and Disney) feature film in which, King T’Challa returns to his home, Wakanda, in order to be anointed king and establish his rule. In addition, he has to come to terms with a changing… Continue reading Three Topics Surrounding the Black Community that are Subtle and Profound in “Black Panther”