“Sesame Street had had originally been conceived as a novel way of bringing remedial education into the homes of disadvantaged children, especially children of color. [Dr. Chester Pierce], though, saw a different kind of potential for a show like this: one that could directly counter and counteract the […]
Lois Becket writes about race, racism, romance and “relatability” in romance, the Romance Writers of America and the Rita awards. “People say: ‘Well, I can’t relate,’” [Beverly] Jenkins told NPR a few years ago, after watching white readers simply walk past her table at a book signing. “You […]
Your Black History month reading doesn’t need to be all history–The Portalist has a nice list of Black science fiction and fantasy authors to check out! (It includes a couple interviews as well).
Learn so much about Black women in horror film from the 1930s to the present at Graveyard Shift Sisters!
At Graveyard Shift Sisters, Tarik Davis talks about the horror and monsters of American life in his series, “Stakes is High.” “In this series of coming articles, I will display the similarities and connections between vampirism and racism. I will illustrate how President Barack Obama is Blade (from […]
At the Atlantic, Sophie Gilbert has a piece on Dr. Seuss’ anti-Fascist cartoons and their complicated legacy.