"The problem with science-fiction and fantasy for me was whiteness and its purposeful lack of Black women as lead characters in stories."
"With black female characters created by authors like N.K. Jemisin and Nalo Hopkinson, I've learned that my blackness is magic when I acknowledge it and learn to be proud of it."
"....at the same time I feel like it’s a great opportunity to introduce Butler’s work to younger readers or just to readers who maybe had not paid attention to prose sci-fi, but do pay attention to graphic novels"
A new exhibit inspired by Octavia Butler's archives is currently being featured at the Armory Center for the Arts in Pasadena. According to the Los Angeles Times "The exhibition at the Armory Center for the Arts in Pasadena features works...