noun an·i·me \ˈa-nə-ˌmā, ˈä-nē-\ : a style of animation that was created in Japan and that uses colorful images, strong characters, and stories that have a lot of action
Anime is taking the world by storm, and many of us find it fascinating.
I’m especially intrigued by women involved in anime and the involvement of Black women in particular.
Sharean chats about growing up as an awkward Black girl in a single-parent household, and how she found and makes her mark in the art world.
She also gives us the back story on her husband’s last name!
To read and learn more about Black girls in anime, check out our blog post “They Don’t Always Have To Be White!” featuring a podcast with teenage anime artist Charlotte Spencer, daughter of Interracial Marriage and Family Dating Coach Lorraine Spencer.
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