Griot Con 2020

Address: Silver Spring Civic Building

1 Veterans PL, Silver Spring, MD 20910

Date: September 26, 2020, from 10 am to 6 pm

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Location: Amalgam Comics and Coffeehouse, 2578 Frankford Ave. Philadelphia PA 19125 Date/Time: April 8th, from 1 to 3:00 PM Details: I will be discussing and signing copies of my book, "The Ex-Con, Voodoo Priest, Goddess, and the African King: A Social, Cultural, and Political Analysis of Four Black Comic Book Heroes."

Location: Greenbelt Library, 11 Crescent RD, Greenbelt MD 20770 Date/Time: April 11th, from 7-8:30 PM Details: As part of the African History & Culture Series, I will deliver a lecture, "Black (Super) Power! The Portrayal of Black People in the World's of Sci-Fi, Comics and the Supernatural"

Location: Olney Library, 3500 Olney Laytonsville RD, Olney MD 20832 Date/Time: April 17th from 4pm to 5pm Details: I am providing a "Basics of Comic Book Art and Illustration Workshop", for young people. Participants will learn and practice the basics of comic book art.

Date: Saturday May 6th. Location: Amalgam Comics and Coffeehouse, Philadelphia PA. Event: Signing Books during Free Comic Book Day. Time: TBA

Date: Saturday June 3rd. Location: Amalgam Comics and Coffeehouse, Philadelphia PA. Event: Book Talk and Book Signing. Time: 2-4 PM

Date: June 30th-July 2nd. Location: BlerDCon 2017, Alexandria VA. Event: Hosting a Panel Discussion "The Future of Afrofuturism and Black Speculative Fiction." Specific date and time: TBA

Date: June 11th. Event: AFN First Comic Book Convention

Date: Thursday July 13th. Location: Little Falls Library, Bethesda MD. Event: Comic Book Art Workshop Time: 4-6 PM.

On behalf of the Afrofuturism Network (AFN), it is with great pleasure that we announce our 1st Annual Afrofuturism Network Comic Book Convention and Conference (AFNCC) occurring Saturday, June 11, 2016, in Chantilly, Virginia between 10 am and 6 pm.

We will provide activities promoting creativity in youth, innovative workshops, informative panel discussions and feature the talents of various artists. If you are interested in purchasing a table for the marketplace, please complete the vendors form and read/sign the rules and regulations for vendors.

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