Riziki Millanzi (she/her) is a doctoral researcher at the University of Sussex, England. Her thesis is entitled 'Black Women and 'Black Girl Magic' in Speculative Fiction: Intersectional Protest and Celebration'. Riziki's research examines the representation of Black women in a range of speculative literature, comics, television, and film. You can follow her on Twitter at @itsriziki

Black Girl Magic, Community and Celebration in Contemporary American Culture

This article is adapted from the keynote presentation given at BAAS Postgraduate Symposium, 4th December 2021. The ‘Black Girl Magic’ movement is an opportunity both to celebrate what is means to be a Black woman and also challenge the oppressional practices and contemporary issues that affect them and their community…. Continue reading