Just Conversation | Gabby Rivera
On Thursday, November 10 at 1:15 pm ET, join Dean Kelly Brown Douglas for a Just Conversation with comic writer and author Gabby Rivera. They will discuss Rivera’s commitment to prioritizing joy in QTPOC communities, her forthcoming novel on navigating a Pentecostal faith tradition, and the significance of Marvel films such as Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.
Gabby Rivera is the first Latina to write for Marvel Comics, penning the solo series America about America Chavez. She is the author of the acclaimed debut novel Juliet Takes a Breath. Currently, she is the writer and creator of b.b. free, a new original comic series with BOOM!, and host of the Joy podcast. Rivera is also a member of EDS at Union’s Expanding the Moral Imaginary Through Film cohort.
EDS at Union’s Facebook Live series Just Conversations with Kelly Brown Douglas explores the racialized inequities intrinsic to our nation and our collective responsibility to create a more just future.
These 30-minute conversations featured on the EDS at Union Facebook page will invite activists and religious, political, and thought leaders to discuss their work being champions for justice. Videos are also available on the Union YouTube Page.