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Nathan Byron of London’s Kool Beanz Productions is AFRO KID!Read More Otherworldly Videos: Afro Kid
Here are two reads I came across from Adilifu Nama, who is the associate professor and chair of the African American Studies Department at Loyola Marymount University: Super Black: American Pop Culture and Black Superheroes Super Black places the appearance of black superheroes alongside broad and sweeping cultural trends in American politics and pop culture, […]Read More Basic Instructions Before Leaving Earth: Adilifu Nama
Via Arc Direct (posted 2 months ago) “During the next few weeks I will highlight some of the audio elements that make up weeksvILLe puMzI X, an afrofuturist/black speculation fiction themed sound collage. Each of the production’s sound elements was placed to create a sense of thematic significance. In the case of “Secret Wars, Pt. 2 & Superfly Meets […]Read More Black People and Comic Books? Part II
I will admit I am a nerd, but unfortunately I was never greatly interested in comic books. However, lately, they are starting to catch my attention. Jonathan Gayles’ film, “White Scripts, Black Supermen,” examines the barriers placed on black superheroes and includes many interviews, such as with the late Dwayne McDuffie and Mark Anthony Neale. You […]Read More Black People and Comic Books?