Book Review: Black Power Afterlives: The Enduring Significance of the Black Panther Party

This post is part of the Reading Writers of Color 2021 challenge hosted by Lonely Cryptid Media’s staff writer and editor, Dan Michael Fielding. “…Just as afterlife suggest a continued existence absent the original physical body, the BPP (Black Panther Party) remains very much alive, not in organizational form bu in the ongoing activism of … More Book Review: Black Power Afterlives: The Enduring Significance of the Black Panther Party

Book Review: Queen of the Conquered by Kacen Callender

This post is part of the Reading Writers of Color 2021 challenge hosted by Lonely Cryptid Media’s staff writer and editor, Dan Michael Fielding. Queen of the Conquered is Kacen Callender‘s first foray into adult fiction, and a truly excellent debut. Already an award-winning middle grade and young adult author, Callender brings their expert knowledge … More Book Review: Queen of the Conquered by Kacen Callender

10 Books to Help You Understand the History of #StopAsianHate

This post is part of the Reading Writers of Color 2021 challenge hosted by Lonely Cryptid Media’s staff writer and editor, Dan Michael Fielding. The movement to Stop Asian Hate is a rallying cry against anti-Asian violence. The COVID19 pandemic has revealed deep, unexamined xenophobia against Asians and Asian Americans within the United States and … More 10 Books to Help You Understand the History of #StopAsianHate

Eight Queer and Trans Graphic Novels by Authors of Color Both Beautifully Illustrated and Brilliantly Written

The Reading Writers of Color Challenge is hosted by Dan Michael Fielding. The following recommendations were compiled with assistance from April Autumn, Lonely Cryptid Media’s lead artist. Throughout running this challenge I have fielded many questions about whether or not reading a given thing “counts” as completing a prompt for the challenge. Many people have … More Eight Queer and Trans Graphic Novels by Authors of Color Both Beautifully Illustrated and Brilliantly Written