At The Conversation, Sam George writes about The Black Vampyre: A Legend of St. Domingo by Uriah Derick D’Arcy. “What is so remarkable about this story is that it is an anti-slavery narrative from the early 1800s which also contains America’s first vampire who is Black. It is […]
Friend of the Gutter Sara Century recommends ten wonderfully witchy YA comics for your reading pleasure!
Reggie Ugwu has a lovely profile of Chadwick Boseman at the New York Times. “’You’re a strong black man in a world that conflicts with that strength, that really doesn’t want you to be great,’ he continued. ‘So what makes you the one who’s going to stand tall?’”
The Fantasia Film Festival has shared video of Carolyn Mauricette’s discussion of Afrofuturism! “In this lecture, we’ll see how the lack of representation of BIPOC people in science fiction changed with Afrofuturism pioneers of music, film, and literature, break down the definitions of Afrofuturism, and see how the […]
“Black Horror is far from a new phenomenon, as demonstrated by last year’s documentary Horror Noire, based on the book by Robin R. Means Coleman, which unpacked the deeper meaning behind a century of African American history in frightening screen stories—from the silent era to 1968’s Night of […]
Daniel Chong talks about We Bare Bears with Datebook. “While We Bare Bears is beloved globally, particularly in Asia, for its funny, wholesome cuddliness, Daniel Chong — the Berkeley creator of the show who set it in the Bay Area after the formative period he spent while working […]