Beaming in from Barbados –Back with the Astro-Caribbean series… The United States has a large comics book industry. But that doesn’t mean other places are not developing their own. As my parents are from Barbados and Dominica, I wanted to feature two comic book creators and publishers making it happen in the Caribbean: Beyond Publishing […]Read More Basic.Instructions.Before.Leaving.Earth: Caribbean Comics
Attending the Black Comic Book Festival for the first time this year introduced me to a wide scope of the comic book world from the lens of the black community and so I wanted to share some of the creators and their works that I came across while there. It was difficult walking around the […]Read More Modern Griots Recap: Highlights from Black Comic Book Festival
This artwork immediately caught my eye on facebook. I liked the blend between ancient wise queen and futuristic superwoman looks (and one of my favorite colors is purple). Created by comic book artist Luis Guerrero, the artwork is for the jewelry and organic body and skin product company, Crown Royalties, of Amonyet Enterprises. Amonyet Enterprises’ […]Read More Modern Griots Spotlight: Crown Royalties
As a writer and entrepreneur, De’ Kridge tells of his inspiring and triumphant story that has led to the formation of his own spiritual mythology and language through his project, “The Power In M!O!R!E!.” Read his story below in my interview with him (Note: read carefully, it may be a lot to take in): 1) […]Read More Modern Griots Interviews: De’ Kridge and The Power In M!O!R!E!
“Why do I love children? I think it is because the child in each of us is our most precious part” – Walter Dean Myers’ Brown Angel: An Album of Picture and Verse Despite the destruction of two storms in New York City, the A Is For Anansi conference carried on last weekend, and despite […]Read More Modern Griots Recap: A Is For Anansi
The film is Y: The Last Man Rising [Fan Film], starring Kent King and Travis Quentin Young. It is based on a critically-acclaimed comic of the same name about a plague that has wiped out all the men on the earth except one, Yorick (Young). Special Agent 355’s (King) job is to protect his life […]Read More Otherwordly Videos: Women of Power
* THEESatisfaction is hosting a party on July 28th in Brooklyn. The name of the party, The Black Weirdo, is from their tour name. Read below for more information: Littlefield 622 Degraw Street Brooklyn, NY 11217 11pm – 4am Sponsored by Bklyn Boihood Black Weirdo & ELIXERTickets $7 ADV $10 Door Jams By: DJ Rimarkable […]Read More Moving on the Wires: Party, Festival and Raffle