black lives matter Archives

Franklin: BBC Radio Play About the First Black Character in Peanuts
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[...]
The Daily Mail, GoFundMe and Black Lives Matter
Rather, it is its response to the Black Lives Matter campaign. The official logo for The Daily Mail Credit: The Daily Mail Official Facebook Page 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 and the "violent mob"[...]
DC Comics Black Lives Matter 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. DC Comics Runs #BlackLivesMatter Messaging – Will It Go Further? With the use of a pair of very special[...]
A look at TOM from Toonami (Image: Adult Swim)
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. A[...]
Anthony is a Devastating Life-Told-Backwards That Never Happened
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[...]
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[...]
A scene from Squidbillies (Image: Adult Swim)
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[...]
A scene from Squidbillies (Image: Adult Swim)
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[...]
Marvel Comics' Christian Cooper In Central Park Racial Confrontation
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[...]