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Black Comix Returns With a Special Deal For Readers

Black Comix Returns With a Special Deal For Readers

In 2010, before their multiple-award-winning, NYT Best Selling graphic novel adaptation of Octavia Butler's Kindred (which we mentioned in the 35), Professor John Jennings and Dr. Damian Duffy published a 176-page collection of art and essays celebrating the work of the black independent comics community. Black Comix: African American Independent Comics, Art and Culture featured […]

Nickelodeon Went Dark For George Floyd and Some Parents Didnt Approve

Nickelodeon Went Dark For George Floyd and Some Parents Didn't Approve

On Monday, ViacomCBS offered on-air support to the late George Floyd and the protests taking place across the globe over his killing at the hands of Minneapolis police officers. For 8 minutes and 46 seconds (the length of time police officer Derek Chauvin held his knee on Floyd's neck), Nickelodeon, MTV, and other ViacomCBS networks went […]

S.W.A.T. Writers EPs Vow To Do Better Reflect Protests Messages

S.W.A.T. Writers, EPs Vow "To Do Better", Reflect Protest's Messages

With the support of executive producers Aaron Rahsaan Thomas and Shawn Ryan, the writers' room behind CBS's S.W.A.T. is vowing to not shy away from the issues of race and how the police operate within minority communities heading into the series' fourth season. Retweeting the statement released by the writers following protests resulting from the […]