SOUL OF A NATION: ART IN THE AGE OF BLACK POWER

The show opens in 1963 at the height of the Civil Rights movement and its dreams of integration. In its wake emerged more militant calls for Black Power: a rallying cry for African American pride, autonomy and solidarity, drawing inspiration from newly independent African nations. Artists responded to these times by provoking, confronting, and confounding…

Tyranny: Episode 1

Tyranny is a Sci-Fi, Afrofuturistic web series. Aliens have secretly conquered earth by manipulating and solidifying the racial hierarchy established during

Shadowman/Rae Sremmurd #1

Musical groups crossing over with comics is a thing and Valiant’s entry into this new sub-genre is Shadowman/Rae Sremmurd #1.  When Slim Jxmmi and Swae Lee head to New Orleans they run into a little bit more than they were expecting.  As it happens, we have some unlettered preview pages of the comic’s art by Renato Guedes. Valiant is proud…

David Walker, Chuck Brown And Sanford Green’s New Comic, Bitter Root, From Image Comics

Bleeding Cool David Walker and Sanford Greene made beautiful Power Man And Iron Fist comics together. Sanford Greene and Chuck Brown have done similar with 1000 and Rotten Apple. Announced at Rose City Comic Con earlier today, Image Comics’ local show in Portland, is the news that David Walker, Chuck Brown and Sanford Greene have all got together for a new comic that will launch in…

Dayveon

Dayveon Trailer #1 (2017): Check out the new trailer starring Devin Blackmon, Dontrell Bright, and Lachion Buckingham! Be the first to watch, comment, and share Indie trailers, clips, and featurettes dropping @MovieclipsIndie.

Of Woodpeckers & Rats

Two films releases examine human behavior in the most curious ways     Woodpeckers 2017 Love can spring up in the most unlikely places, and the new film Woodpeckers (Carpinteros) tells one such tale of illicit and slow-boil attraction. Dreadlocked and handsome Dominican-Haitian Julián (actor Jean Jean in a breakout role) begins a jail sentence…

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…