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Creators, Fans To Gather For Black Power In Comics Celebration

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Behind the Mask: Black Power in Comics is an exhibit at Wilberforce's National Afro-American Museum and Cultural Center that explores the history of African Americans in comic books, as characters and creators.  The Museum is preparing for an event celebrating and discussing this legacy on Saturday, October 19.  Curatorial assistant Derek Pridemore and graduate student Addison Pettiford visited the WYSO studios to talk to Kaleidsocope host Juliet Fromholt about the event including the modern creators who will be in attendence. 

The Black Power in Comics Celebration 2019 is Saturday, October 10 at the National Afro-American Museum and Cultural Center in Wilberforce.  

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Juliet Fromholt has been listening to WYSO Public Radio for as long as she can remember. She began volunteering at the station while also serving as Program Director and General Manager at WWSU, the student station at her alma mater, Wright State University.