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MBSFA's "Fro-bot" mascot.
MBSFA’s “Fro-bot” mascot.

In June, Ghettoblaster Magazine talked to Midwest Black Speculative Fiction Alliance’s founder, Aiesha Little.  MBSFA is an online (and IRL) community aimed at supporting the efforts of African-American speculative fiction creators (writers, comic illustrators, musicians, authors and filmmakers) of all genres. Recently, MBSFA hosted their 2nd Annual Black Comix Day as a way to showcase homegrown visual artists from the Greater Cincinnati region. The organization, which started off small in early 2015 by way of word-of-mouth and social media,  gained a following among established members of the black speculative fiction community, self-described black nerds, aka, “blerds,” as well as patrons in general who take part in  discussions and events. Here’s what Little had to say about MBSFA.

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