Ebony Xscape

When is the last time something really caught you off guard in the best way? Have you ever read a book and thought ‘how did the author write the protagonist as me but with another name?’ Maybe an artist took a really painful subject, but found a way to comfort the disturbed and disturb the comfortable. Or maybe you played a video game that used parkour mechanics that surprisingly made you do some soul searching.

Refunct is another reason why video games can be an interesting means of not only relaxing and exploring new worlds, but exploring what makes you, you.

*BOOK AND MOVIE SPOILERS AHEAD*

As a creator of color, I thought that Black Panther would have hit me the hardest as being a highlight of my year seeing an all black cast, but there was something special about Ava Duvernay’s interpretaion of A Wrinkle in Time. I saw myself more in a Wrinkle in Time than I did in Black Panther. I suppose that is because Ava showed people how to live in the present, while Black Panther showed people what can be imagined and can come to fruition. Read More

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