Coded Blackness


Happy Black History Month, dear readers! This month has always meant a lot to me on a personal level. Being a Black person, I’ve witnessed erasure of our achievements, dismissal of our problems, and omissions of us from opportunities. These types of slights often expand into nerd media, where representation is already sort of scant. […]

via Black Features Shouldn’t Mean “Other” — Lady Geek Girl and Friends

3 thoughts on “Coded Blackness

  1. This reminds me of that piece you linked a while ago about the forever alone, always excluded and unloved, “ugly” mermaid with cornrows. Aaaand I’ve made myself sad all over again. I remember replying with a crying emoticon back then too * rocks back and forth in a corner * I don’t know, this one got to me sooo much 😥

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