Visionary Graphic Narratives: Celebrate Black History Month and Beyond with These Essential Comics

Library Journal
January 2018

Biracial and Afrocentric, Naima yearns for revolution amid Eurocentric fellow students at Ronald Reagan University. She decides to fight gentrification and escalating rents by creating the social networking site In a second story, she tries an internship as a “racial interpreter,” caught between frankness and accommodation. Inspired partly by Aaron McGruder’s Boondocks, Smith supplies a feminist perspective about Millennials of color squeezed between cultures, with energetic black-and-white ­drawings.

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