Actor/Filmmaker Onika Day is coming to AfroComicCon

Onika Day

AfroComicCon has announced that actor/ filmmaker Onika Day will be among the Special Guests for its first virtual convention!

Originally from Berkeley, CA, Onika Day grew up performing with the Bay Area Youth Theater as well as playing Basketball and Water Polo. In addition to her passion for producing socially conscious, thought provoking films, Onika has had recurring and co-starring roles on Wu Tang: An American SagaBillionsNew AmsterdamBlue BloodsThe AffairThe PathLaw and OrderDexterDamagesPolitical AnimalsDo No HarmThe Bitter PillChappelle’s ShowThe Jamie Foxx Show, and was handpicked by Director David LaChapelle for Amy Winehouse’s video Tears Dry On Their Own and by the late Tupac Shakur for what would be his last music video 2 Live and Die In LA. She also plays a pivotal role in The Dinner starring Richard Gere, Laura Linney, Rebecca Hall and Steve Coogan (Written and Directed by Oren Moverman).

AfroComicCon​‘s 1st virtual convention will be held on October 24, 2020. Due to COVID-19 concerns, the annual event started in 2017 by the ​Oakland Technology & Education Center (OTEC), ​will be held virtually and free through a portal on the organization’s website. Sponsored by the NNPA, the ​Oakland A’s, and Pixar Entertainment, AfroComicCon promises to be a day full of exciting panels, screenings, entertainment, gaming, cosplay and special guests. The 12-hour event is currently slated to be live-streamed across multiple platforms including YouTube, Twitch, and Facebook. You can register now.