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Race, the final frontier

Black science-fiction writers bring a unique perspective to the genre

By Vanessa E. Jones
Globe Staff / July 31, 2007

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arlier this month at Readercon, a convention for fans of fantasy/science fiction at the Burlington Marriott, Marlin May was one of perhaps two blacks in the room. But that didn't intimidate May. He had just made arrangements to meet a science-fiction writer for dinner, showing how much comfort this fan had found in this world. (Full article: 1200 words)

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