Good morning my readers! Today marks the six year anniversary of the creation of Polite On Society. Thanks to everyone that regularly reads it, and continues to support the site with your clicks, shares, and donations.
Back in 2009, when I started this blog, I had no idea it would still be around six years later. Writing was just something I wanted to do, but I didn’t have a “name” well known enough to break in any doors yet.
Over the course of years, not months, that would slowly change.
I have gone from being unknown, to getting some hateful e-mails and getting dragged by conservative web sites. It’s all part of the game.
My ventures into authorship have had a few wondering if I was going to abandon blogging all together. Fear, not. I have no intention of giving up blogging. It’s just an expansion, a logical progression of what I’ve been doing.
Six years, 723 posts, four awards, two books, and a major site crash later we’re still here. This may not be the biggest Black blog on the web, but it sure is held up by a dedicated network of readers, thought leaders, and other creatives. Shoutout to Tracy Renee Jones for the graphic updates.
Much respect to Cheryl Wills of NY1 for reading, along with many others.
I came in from the East Coast Black Age of Comics Convention 2015 in Philadelphia last evening, and it was a blast. More on that later. But for now, it’s about celebrating the Blogiversary. (Yes, I just made that up)
Thanks to all! Enjoy your Sunday!
-Marc W. Polite