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The professor and author will talk about her new book ‘The Reformatory’ at SPL tomorrow, Nov. 1.
by Agueda Pacheco Flores
The first misunderstanding people have about Black Horror is that there is even such a thing as Black Horror, according to Tananarive Due, a professor of Black Horror and Afrofuturism at UCLA.
“I think after Get Out, the [next] biggest misunderstanding was that Black Horror always had to be about racism as a monster,” Due said in an interview with the Emerald. “The biggest misunderstanding about Black Horror is that it’s one thing when in fact, Black Horror is as diverse as the experiences of the creators who write it and create it.”
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by Amanda Ong
This Saturday, April 29, The Seattle Public Library will host “Preserving Neighborhood Character: The Soul Pole at 50 Years” from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Douglass-Truth Branch in the Central District. The event commemorates the 50th anniversary of the historic Soul Pole’s installation at the branch on April 24, 1973.
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by Victor Simoes
Fulfilling promises made in 2019, this year The Seattle Public Library (SPL) plans to add 10,000 new hours to the 27 Seattle library branches and implement new youth services. The levy fund approved by 76% of Seattle voters enabled branches to provide additional services, eliminate overdue fines, and increase open hours, which will continue to expand starting this spring.
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