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Response to The Polack MSgt (Original post)

Fri Jun 22, 2018, 07:23 PM

4. Oh, my God! Kindred was the first Butler book I read

and I had no idea the author was a black woman. I can't even start to tell you of the effect of being a sci-fi/fantasy nerd Butler had on me as a young black woman. Now, as I'm approaching crone-dom, I jump out of my skin to see many sites, such as black girl nerds, and I can rest, happy and hopefully way before I die, that Butler has inspired African and African-American writers to explore and write ourselves into the future and that Ms. Butler did this. I need a tissue of joy right now

Thanks so much, Polack MSgt, and Google, for this remembrance. I fucking love it!

And Thank You for the link, too!

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