Foolish Child #16: Black Current Events Month

Foolish Child is a biweekly comic series by Dickens

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I am a queer coparenting mama to Dickens Jr. Doodler by day, 911 dispatcher by night. All my favorite shows look better on Tumblr. I am two years and 450K words deep into constructing a fanfic called Ages and I'm never giving up on it. Bering & Wells.

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  1. February – #BlackExcellenceMonth
    (also applicable March through January).

    Post-racial is oxymoronic, i.e. a term used by bleach-pale idiots.

    Thanks for sharing your excellence Dickens.

  2. I love this comic, but this one is particularly excellent.

    I love the black snowflake shirt! That is hilarious!

  3. Bless you I’m still tryin to explain this simple fact to uninformed yt people..there are yt people I know concerned about “black privilege”…….yep

  4. So good. “Post-racial society” is like the racists’ version of the “there, I fixed it” meme.

  5. “This is why Trump won” – Yeah, too real. I’m going to develop a nervous twitch from the cishet white people saying that!

    Awesome, Dickens. Thank you. In my reality you’ll become a national treasure.

    Is there any chance there’s Dickens merchandise that exists now or on the drawing boards?

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