Ajuan Mance

Ajuan Mance is a Professor of African American literature at Mills College and a lifelong artist and writer. She holds degrees from Brown University and the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Her paintings, drawings, zines, and comics use humor, history, and bright and audacious color to explore the relationship between race, gender, and representation. Her comics, illustrations, paintings, and zines have been featured in a variety of media sources, including, most recently, The San Francisco Chronicle, NPR.org, The New York Times, Buzzfeed, and KPIX.