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The Saddest Angriest Black Girl in Town

A project in Miami, FL by Jamila Rowser

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An autobiographical comic that explores the intersection of Blackness and mental health.
Backers: 495
Average Pledge Per Backer: $24

Funded: $11,872 of $3,200
Dates: Feb 16th -> Mar 16th (29 days)
Project By: Jamila Rowser
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Latest News

3 days left in the campaign!

March 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey y'all, We're in the home stretch of the campaign, a few updates below!  3 days left! Please keep sharing the campaign during its last few days, every dollar counts and helps us print more books and support our indie publishing company. Here is a... (Read More)

Close to reaching our $10k stretch goal!

February 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey y'all! Robyn's DC Comic graphic novel Nubia: Real One written by L. L. McKinney came out earlier this week. Big congrats to both of them, check it out here!    Stretch Goals  We unlocked the artist bonus stretch goal (hurray!) and we're a... (Read More)

INTERVIEW: Jamila Rowser Delivers a New Edition of The Saddest Angriest Black Girl in Town

February 19th - via: cbr.com
After founding her own independent publishing platform Black Josei Press in 2018, comic book creator and editor Jamila Rowser is launching a Kickstarter to put out a new, deluxe edition of Robyn Smith's acclaimed comic book The Saddest Angriest Black Girl in Town. Originally self-published in 2016, the out-of-print comic is an autobiographical story of Smith moving to rural Vermont town where she finds herself alone as the only Black woman in the community and detailing how it affects her mental health. (Read More)

Fully funded in less than 24 hours!

February 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Today was an exciting whirlwind and we can't believe we're already funded! Thank you so so much for your pledge and support! We're not done just yet. The more we raise, the more comics we'll be able to print! We also just added a stretch goal; Robyn... (Read More)

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