Connect with us

28 Days Of Black Girls In Comics: Juliana “Jewels” Smith

News

28 Days Of Black Girls In Comics: Juliana “Jewels” Smith

Celebrate #28DaysOfBlackGirlsInComics with comic book writer and creator Juliana “Jewels” Smith.

It’s day fourteen of #28DaysOfBlackGirlsInComics and it’s exciting to see people thrilled to see this type of content. Let’s get right into it!

Support Black girls in comics: Julaina “Jewels” Smith

Juliana “Jewels” Smith is a Black girl in comics who uses comics to challenge her students as well as readers. A Sociology and Ethnic Studies graduate, Smith is the founder and writer of the comic (H)afrocentric. In it character dialogue to make the reader question their preconceived notions of race, class, gender and sexuality. Smith earned the first annual Excellence in Comics and Graphic Novels Award at the African American Library and Museum of Oakland, due to her work. In addition, Smith was awarded the Glyph Award for Best Writer for (H)afrocentric in 2016.

(H)afrocentric features four dissatisfied ethnic undergrads and their experiences in college. Furthermore, through her work, Smith has given talks about the relationship between comics, humor, gender equity, racial justice and political literacy at the Schomburg Center, New York Comic Con, Studio Museum of Harlem, Baltimore Book Festival and The Cooper Union. Want to engage with sociopolitical material and themes in a funny and accessible way? Look no further than (H)afrocentric! Smith is a Black girl in comics who has the ability to help you grow as a human in today’s ever-changing world, and have a blast doing it!

Support Juliana “Jewels” Smith and support #28DaysOfBlackGirlsInComics

704
0 Users (0 votes)
Rate Here0
What people say... Leave your rating
Sort by:

Be the first to leave a review.

User Avatar
Verified
{{{ review.rating_title }}}
{{{review.rating_comment | nl2br}}}

Show more
{{ pageNumber+1 }}
Leave your rating

Your browser does not support images upload. Please choose a modern one

Liked it? Take a second to support Marku Blackwell on Patreon!

I identify as a womanist. I am also gay. I am a Black American-Descendant of American Chattel Slavery. My pronouns are he/him/his, and I am a comics, tv, movie, and video game stan. My expertise for comics and related media are DC Comics, Marvel Comics, Archie Comics, and a little bit of others here and there, but I'm hoping to branch out to other, Blacker and indie comics and related content. I'm a binge watcher and can talk about shows for days. You can find me on YouTube and various other social media platforms as thaboiinblue.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

More in News

Facebook

To Top
Social Media Auto Publish Powered By : XYZScripts.com