black lives matter


Peanuts Character Franklin Subject of New BBC Radio Play

Peanuts Character Franklin Subject of New BBC Radio Play

A chapter of Peanuts history is in fact a Black Lives Matter story.The play is a surprisingly potent and poignant meditation on the creative process, the politics of representation, Race in America, and the power of comics and pop culture It's also the first time Charles Schulz has been portrayed in a fictional recreation of[...]

DC Comics Sponsors Diversity Comic Con Panel With Christian Cooper

DC Comics Sponsors Diversity Comic Con Panel With Christian Cooper

October marks the beginning of Civility Week for the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), part of the State University of New York system. Over several days, the college offers up programming that addresses the issues of diversity and inclusion. This year's theme is "Social Justice" to shed more light on current events in our community. […]

The Daily Mail GoFundMe and Black Lives Matter

The Daily Mail, GoFundMe and Black Lives Matter

Rather, it is its response to the Black Lives Matter campaign.[caption id="attachment_1271647" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The official logo for The Daily Mail Credit: The Daily Mail Official Facebook Page[/caption]A cursory Google reveals a litany of negative news articles and commentary regarding BLM Private Eye confirms that The Daily Mail has "taken a hard line on BLM[...]

DC Comics To Have Lucius Fox Almost Be Shot By Gotham Police

DC Comics To Have Lucius Fox Almost Be Shot By Gotham Police

There is plenty to look forward to in the upcoming Joker War Zone from DC Comics. Bleeding Cool may even have a few spoilery aspects of them to tease yourself with, for the likes of Poison Ivy, Bane, Lucius Fox, Stephanie Brown and Cassandra Cain. But Bleeding Cool has been informed of one aspect one […]

DC Comics Runs #BlackLivesMatter Messaging &#8211 Will It Go Further

DC Comics Runs #BlackLivesMatter Messaging – Will It Go Further?

A fictionalised version of the event that this former Marvel editor and Star Trek writer went through in Central Park that made international headlines and preceded the Black Lives Matter protests that followed the killing of George Floyd.[caption id="attachment_1264332" align="aligncenter" width="600"] DC Comics Runs #BlackLivesMatter Messaging - Will It Go Further?[/caption]With the use of a[...]

Christian Cooper Turns Central Park Incident Into Free Comic For DC

Christian Cooper Turns Central Park Incident Into Free Comic For DC

It was Hannibal Tabu who recently noted that the three most senior figures at DC Comics right now are all people of colour. Expectations and attitudes are changing, and through their publication of super-heroic fiction, comics and comic book characters have been pushing through regarding the idea of representation. Today DC Comics has launched a […]

TOM Offers Support to Black Lives Matter on Behalf of Toonami

TOM Offers Support to Black Lives Matter on Behalf of Toonami

Viewers of Adult Swim's late-night block of anime programming got more than they expected Saturday night when Toonami host and our resident robotic champion TOM (voiced for the past twenty years by Cowboy Bebop voice actor Steve Blum) voiced his support on behalf of all of Toonami of the Black Lives Matter message and movement.[caption[...]

Brooklyn Nine-Nine Star Andre Braugher Talks Changing Police Shows

Brooklyn Nine-Nine Star Andre Braugher Talks Changing Police Shows

There are few authorities within the entertainment industry who have a perspective talking about law enforcement on television than Andre Braugher. Making his on-screen debut as Detective Winston Blake in the Kojak TV movies opposite Telly Savalas, he ended up playing other figures in the criminal justice system like District Attorney Frank Morris in Striking […]

Anthony: BBCs Powerful Drama of the Year Coming to Peacock

Anthony: BBC's Powerful Drama of the Year Coming to Peacock

It’s the most devastating drama of the year and utterly relevant in the year of Black Lives Matter It is a story told backward Everything we see is a fiction of a life denied before we come to that horrific moment of tragedy back in 2005 As we said back then, Jimmy McGovern “is one[...]

Lucifer Season 6 Will Address Social Justice Black Lives Matter

Lucifer Season 6 Will Address Social Justice, Black Lives Matter

Speaking with ET's Katie Krause on Wednesday, Modrovich revealed that the series will be directly addressing the issues of social justice and Black Lives Matter during season 6: "When we got back to the [writers] room, we started looking at the fact that we're a cop show and in what ways have we contributed or[...]

Ex-Squidbillies Actor Takes Firing Well: Hope You A**holes are Happy

Ex-Squidbillies Actor Takes Firing Well: "Hope You A**holes are Happy"

Those of you betting on ex-Squidbillies voice actor Stuart Daniel Baker (aka stage name Unknown Hinson) to not address his firing from the Adult Swim series over racist, sexist, and other offensive comments posted and directed at country music legend Dolly Parton and the Black Lives Matter movement, better luck next time Two days after the[...]

Squidbillies Creators Fire Actor for Offensive Dolly Parton BLM Posts

Squidbillies Creators Fire Actor for Offensive Dolly Parton, BLM Posts

After a series of racist and other offensive comments that were posted and directed at country music legend Dolly Parton and the Black Lives Matter movement, Squidbillies star Stuart Daniel Baker (aka stage name Unknown Hinson) has been fired from the Adult Swim animated series While Baker may have provided the voice of Early Cuyler[...]

WWE Star Mustafa Ali Talks Police Reform Black Lives Matter

WWE Star Mustafa Ali Talks Police Reform, Black Lives Matter

WWE Superstar Mustafa Ali made his return to WWE television on last night's episode of WWE Raw, teaming with Cedric Alexander and Ricochet to take on MVP, Bobby Lashley, and Shelton Benjamin in a six-man tag team match. Alexander got the pin in that match, but it was later on Raw Talk where Mustafi scored […]

Amy Cooper Charged Over False Report Against Former Marvel Editor

Amy Cooper Charged Over False Report Against Former Marvel Editor

Two months ago, just before the Black Lives Matter protests went global, Bleeding Cool reported on former Marvel Comics editor, writer and birdwatcher Christian Cooper's altercation in Central Park Which, recorded by his sister and comic book writer and HBO TV developer Melody Cooper, saw finance worker Amy Cooper (no relation)  threatened that she would call[...]

Marvels Snapshot: Captain America Is Anything But Nostalgia

Marvels Snapshot: Captain America Is Anything But Nostalgia

Mark Russell is a political and satirical comic book writer who often finds himself writing comics like Flintstones, Batman, Snagglepuss, The Wonder Twins, Lone Ranger and Red Sonja, but still keeping the political satire and commentary. He also happens to be rather funny. But today sees his writing the much-delayed Marvel Snapshots: Captain America will very little […]

Brooklyn Nine-Nine Star Terry Crews Says 4 Season 8 Eps Now Scrapped

Brooklyn Nine-Nine Star Terry Crews Says 4 Season 8 Eps Now Scrapped

Conversations about and protests against police brutality and systemic racism resulting from the killing of George Floyd continue across the country and around the world, requiring "police series" such as NBC's long-running comedy Brooklyn Nine-Nine to take a long, hard look at how they portray law enforcement. Speaking to Access on Tuesday, star Terry Crews […]

Supernatural Star Jared Padalecki Promises to Be Better Shepherd

Supernatural Star Jared Padalecki Promises to Be Better "Shepherd"

Supernatural star Jared Padalecki's 2020 became a confusing mess personally and professionally when the COVID-19 pandemic began raging through series productions all across the globe. On the professional side, Padalecki and co-stars Jensen Ackles and Misha Collins are looking to put the finishing touches on fifteen seasons of the long-running CW series. Expected to have […]

5 More Pride Items to Show Your Wrath This Month

5 More Pride Items to Show Your Wrath This Month

Check out the rest of the Dockers site and see what they're doing for the Black Lives Matter movement as well. K-Swiss NOH8 $25+[caption id="attachment_1221502" align="aligncenter" width="600"] K-Swiss NOH8 CAMPAIGN Collection Image Credit: https://kswiss.com/collections/noh8[/caption]The NOH8 Campaign teamed up with K-Swiss to release one stunning pair of shoes[...]

Watchmen Team Discuss Recreating 1921 Tulsa Black Wall Street Massacre

Watchmen Team Discuss Recreating 1921 Tulsa Black Wall Street Massacre

Damon Lindelof's Peabody Award-winning series Watchmen has been a focal point of HBO's Juneteenth weekend programming, with an emphasis on honoring those murdered in the 1921 Tulsa Massacre and the destruction of Black Wall Street as well as educating the nation on a tragic part of this nation's history that's been ignored. The cable network […]

DC Comics Takes The Knee For Juneteenth

DC Comics Takes The Knee For Juneteenth

But with the Black Lives Matter protests in the wake of more killings of African-Americans by police, it has hailed greater cultural prominence in 2020 Which is why DC Comics posted on Twitter the following image, by Milestone co-founder and creator Denys Cowan, with the phrase Listen, reflect, and learn #Juneteenth [caption id="attachment_1224418" align="aligncenter" width="600"] DC Comics[...]