Meet Oakland Black Business Fund Grant Recipient: Sistah Scifi
Oakland Black Business Fund
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We have curated this selection of Sistah Scifi items that we think Oaklanders will love!
Goddess Twins: author Yodassa Williams is an Oakland resident and self proclaimed a powerful conjurer of black girl magic (70 percent Jedi, 30 percent Sith).
Sistah Scifi Scifi Author List Tea: To launch this product, Sistah Scifi partnered with Teas With Meaning - a fellow Oakland based, Black woman owned business. Their tagline is "magic is the main ingredient," so you know we had to work together!
Black Panther and The Crew: Set in Harlem, the plot and characters will remind you of West Oakland. The death of a activist kicks off a mystery that will reveal surprising new secrets about the Marvel Universe's past - and set the stage for a huge story in the near future! Fear, hate and violence loom, but don't worry, The Crew's got this: They are the streets.
The City We Became: This award-winning book by science fiction GOAT NK Jemisin follows six characters that embody New York city and her five boroughs. While no connection to the Bay Area, every Oaklander will appreciate the embodiment of the Bronx and Brooklyn boroughs.
- Brooklyn "MC Free" Thomason: the avatar of Brooklyn. A Black, middle-aged former rapper, lawyer, and current city councilwoman. She has a child and a sick father. Her power is rooted in music.