Ajuan Mance is a visual artist and my former literature professor. She has been an actively involved in The Art of Living Black for several years and draws a portrait series called 1001 Black Men. She is also the author of Inventing Black Women: African American Women Poets and Self-Representation 1877-2000.
Visual artist Texta Queen and I discuss the differences between the US and Australia in terms of racism, making a living as an artist, and organizing DIY events. Come see both of us at the Queers & Comics Conference May 7th & 8th, 2015. Read the transcript at scribd.com/artactivistnia. Support the podcast at patreon.com/artactivitnia. Find more episodes at artactivistnia.com.