Wesley Snipes Talon of God” Novel

The acclaimed actor makes his fiction debut with this enthralling urban fantasy in which a holy warrior must convince a doctor with no faith to help stop a powerful demon and his minions from succeeding in creating hell on earth—a thrilling adventure of science and faith, good and evil, damnation and salvation. Imagine that everyone…

Author Malcolm Gladwell On America Finally Waking Up

Malcolm Gladwell is the author of five New York Times bestsellers — The Tipping Point, Blink, Outliers, What the Dog Saw, and David and Goliath He has been named one of the 100 most influential people by TIME magazine and one of the Foreign Policy’s Top Global Thinkers. He has explored how ideas spread in the Tipping Point, decision making in Blink, the roots of success…

Telling the Story of Black Hair

Cheyenne Cochrane explores the role that hair texture has played in the history of being black in America — from the heat straightening products of the post-Civil War era to the thousands of women today who have decided to stop chasing a conventional beauty standard and start embracing their natural hair. “This is about more…

NO, DIVERSITY DIDN’T KILL MARVEL’S COMIC SALES

Over the past several years, there has been a decided shift in Marvel’s superhero line, with the on-page characters starting to look a bit more like people in the real world. We’ve seen a dramatic increase in series starring female superheroes, as well as a less pronounced (but still significant) increase in titles starring people…

Ta-Nehisi Coates on Creating Black Superheroes

By GEORGE GENE GUSTINES MARCH 2, 2017 Art by Ross MacDonald When Marvel Comics announced in September 2015 that Ta-Nehisi Coates would be writing a new Black Panther series, the timing could not have been more fortuitous. That same month, Mr. Coates, who writes regularly for The Atlantic, was awarded a John D. and Catherine T….

Valerian and the City Of A Thousand Planets Luc Besson Interview

In 1997’s The Fifth Element Luc Besson introduced to a future that was fantastic, a future where the president of  earth was a black man  and the world’s most popular tv personality was Ruby Rhod  a future that was inclusive This morning, the trailer for Luc Besson‘s Valerian and the City Of A Thousand Planets…