SOME WHERE OUT THERE ARE PEOPLE JUST LIKE US--AFROGEEKS: BLACK PEOPLE WHO LOVE BUFFY AND STARS WARS, WHO HAVE THEIR OWN FOLDER AT THE COMIC BOOK SHOP, WHO THOUGHT LIVING COLOUR (THE BAND, NOT THE SHOW) WAS THE BOMB, WHO ALWAYS WANTED TO KNOW WHERE THE BLACK ELVES WERE IN D&D. AND NOW WE HAVE KIDS.
Frances, our six year old, can recognize Stan Lee on sight and did a happy dance for the 12-inch black suit Spiderman action figure we saw in Target on Sunday. Is it safe to assume she's an afrogeek in training? Is she going to get beat up a lot in high school? Poor kid.