This whole thing of this ‘war on drugs’ and the mass incarcerations that have happened pretty much for the last 40 years has just decimated the black male population. It’s slavery. It’s just slavery through and through, and it’s just the same fear of the black male that existed back in the 1800s.

Superheroes inspire with soul – gallery from a new comic-con

This past Saturday, The Schomburg Center For Research in Black Culture, located in Harlem, New York, hosted their first-ever Black Comic Book Festival. The event – organized by Deirdre L. Hollman, Director of the Schomburg’s Junior Scholars Program and Atlanta-based filmmaker and educator Jonathan Gayles, PhD – celebrated a rich tradition of artists, writers & ….