On Oct.6, 2016 at the Jacob Javitz Convention Center I had the privilege of hosting a panel for New York Comic Con entitled “Afropunks and Blerds”:The Black Nerd Renaissance”. The panelists included
David F. Walker (Power Man and Iron Fist/Marvel),
Vernon Reid (Living Colour/band),
Corey Glover (Living Colour/Band),
Ytasha Womack (Afrofuturuism: The World of Black SciFi and Fantasy culture),
Dr. Sheena Howard (Black Comics: The Politics of Race and Representation),
John I. Jennings (Blue Hand Mojo/Kindred: The graphic Novel)
and Jamie Broadnax (Black Girl Nerds).