On Wednesday night after watching American Horror Story: Freak Show, I tuned in to watch the latest of TV One’s Hollywood Divas episode, “Five Black Witches.” One of the opening scenes is the de facto leader of the group, Paula Jai Parker, presenting to producer Carl Craig the idea agreed upon in previous episode for […]Read More The My-Stery: Five Black Witches Is Too Much for Black Audiences?
Support this blog by donating to my Paypal (send donations to my email firstname.lastname@example.org) or my become a patron on my Patreon page! *Growing up, I remember seeing shows like Sabrina The Teenage Witch or movies like The Craft, and wanting to see women of color as witches (although The Craft did have Rachel True). […]Read More Moving on the Wires: News, Posts and New Music
Popular culture is filled with worlds of wizards, witches and mystic superhero characters likes that of Harry Potter. But while audiences are excited by the fantasy of those worlds, real life communities of witches either go unnoticed or are demonized as satanic. And even in the fiction, rarely do we get a super-witch character who […]Read More Modern Griots Reviews: Séan L. Young’s The Mystical Gathering Series
The Black Witch wrote a post on the lack of people of color’s perspectives in pagan circles. “…If you’re a minority in Paganism, it is very bright and clear that unless you’re a picture on the wall, you’re probably not going to get represented in any well-rounded way and shouldn’t expect it. The common face […]Read More “The Invisibility Cloak: Race and the Pagan”