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CM Campbell

CM Campbell received his BA in Fine Art with a studio emphasis at San Francisco State University, and his MFA in Comics at California College of the Arts. He grew up in Evanston, Illinois and lives in...

2 replies on “How to Draw a Black Lady”

    1. It’s a good start. Next, I would also like to see a comic/review/etc on ALL ways and means Black women demonstrate our humor, empathy, and creativity. In color!

      Joking.

      But I appreciate that he brought in Black girls to explain ourselves, and that he admitted that he still has much to learn about how to portray and understand us. Self-awareness is a beautiful thing.

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