The C2E2 website says that the event is “the only comic, cosplay, and pop culture convention in the heart of downtown Chicago.” The comic expo aims to celebrate different fandoms by hosting celebrities, exhibitors, artists, and authors.
Theology of Remembrance tackled the issue of colorism, a form of bigotry that is rarely talked about. Poets illustrated and testified to how they had been hurt by individuals of their own ethnicity for being too dark or too light. Artists displayed how Western beauty standards have left them feeling ugly in their darkened skin. People shared personal stories of wounds from colorism, wounds often inflicted by their own families.