A Blues For Black Santa

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Before there was Megyn Kelly’s declaration that Santa and Jesus are both white, there was A Blues for Black Santa.

No, seriously.

Imagine my surprise when, less than a week after I debuted this ‘zine (at the East Bay Alternative Book and Zine Fest, the Megyn Kelly white Santa story hit the news. I cannot say that my piece is a response to the rantings of this Fox News reporter, but I have enjoyed its unexpected timeliness.

A Blues for Black Santa is a humorous appeal for recognition from Black Santa himself, told in rhyme.

To read the whole A Blues for Black Santa ‘zine, follow THIS LINK.

To buy the ‘zine, go to my ETSY store. The centerfold of the paper version is a full-color 11″ x 17″ Black Santa fashion poster.

One more thing: If you want to leave Black Santa a snack, he’s willing to accept cookies and milk, but what he really would love is a nice big slice of pound cake and a tall, cold glass of sweet tea.

Ajuan Mance


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