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In Neeeewwwww Yooorrrrrkkkk! BLACK COMIX Weekend Recap in NYC
July 20, 2010
Where Brooklyn At? House of Art Meet & Greet Recap!
Many thanks to Richard Beavers at the House of Art in Bed-Stuy for hosting the Black Comix Meet & Greet on July 14!
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Black Comix @ Madame X
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C-SPAN BookTv “Reading in a Digital Age” Panel at the Harlem Book Fair
A panel discussion was held on July 17 on the changes made to access to information by a market-driven digital technology. They discussed the thesis that wider visual representation would lead younger readers into literacy.
The authors were: John Jennings (moderator), Black Comix: African American Independent Comics, Art and Culture (Mark Batty Publisher/Random); Damian Duffy, Black Comix: African American Independent Comics, Art and Culture (Mark Batty Publisher/Random); Dawud Anyabwile, Brotherman; Alex Simmons, Blackjack; Gregory Walker, ZM1; and L.A. Banks, Vampire Huntress. “From Digital Divide to Digital Inequality: Bridging the Market-Driven Literacy Gap” was a panel of the 12th annual Harlem Book Fair from the Langston Hughes Auditorium in the New York Public Library’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.