Our friends at the Graveyard Shift Sisters have provided a syllabus in association with the outstanding documentary on Black horror, Horror Noire (2019). “[Ashlee Blackwell] and executive producers Dr. Robin R. Means Coleman and Tananarive Due present a digital, living document we hope will guide further inquiry into […]
Read about Bessie Stringfield, an African-American motorcyclist who road the open road in the 1930s! “At the age of 19, young Stringfield flipped a penny onto a map of the US then ventured out on her bike alone. Interstate highways didn’t yet exist at the time, but the […]
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).
Filmmaker and comedian Jordan Peele is interviewed at Rolling Stone. ‘“I realized I had never seen a horror movie of this kind, where there’s an African-American family at the center that just is. After you get over the initial realization that you’re watching a black family in a […]
At Diabolique, Heather Drain writes about the Devil in American music. “Rock & Roll might still be the bogeyman to repressed, misguided fundamentalist types, but it wasn’t the first modern musical genre to get labeled “the devil’s music.” During the 1920s, Jazz was branded with that very same […]
Sterling K. Brown talks about working on Black Panther. “Sterling K. Brown is better known for his small-screen roles, such as Emmy-winning performances in The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story and This Is Us than for films, but this year his role as N’Jobu in Black […]