Author Archives: David Walker

BadAzz MoFo 20th Anniversary Sale

I’ve been slacking when it comes to updating the website, which, for those that have been following my work for anything length of time is not something new. But as someone pointed out to me the other day, 2016 is … Continue reading

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A Moment of Profound Clarity

Given my interest in history, pop culture, racial ideology, and the crossroads where these subjects intersect, it is embarrassing that it took me this long to see something that was right in front of my face. For many years, I … Continue reading

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Emerald City Comic Con 2016

I will be in Seattle for the Emerald City Comic Con, April 7-10, 2016. You can find me in Artist Alley, at table K7, hanging with Sanford Greene. My scheduled times at the table will be: Thursday, 12:00pm-3:00pm, 4:30pm-7:00pm Friday, … Continue reading

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C2E2 – March 18-20

I will be in Chicago for C2E2 this weekend. You can find me in Artist Alley at Table G12 Here is my schedule of panels and signings: Friday March 18th PANEL: Breaking Into Comics the Marvel Way – 1:30 – … Continue reading

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Lessons in Black History – Ousamane Sembène

Ousamane Sembène – Born in Senegal in 1923, Ousamane Sembene grew up in a blue collar environment, working a variety of manual labor jobs. In 1947 he made his way to France, became involved in the labor union movement, joined … Continue reading

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Lessons in Black History – KEN GAMPU

Ken Gampu—Born in South Africa in 1929, actor Ken Gampu rose to prominence during the height of apartheid, and helped pave the way not only for black actors in South Africa, but the entire content as well. Gampu is probably … Continue reading

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Lessons in Black History – JOSEPH NAZEL

Joseph Nazel—Most people have never heard of writer Joseph Nazel, but those who have can’t help but impressed with his pedigree. Born in 1944, Nazel was a combat veteran of the Vietnam War who went on to become a prolific … Continue reading

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Lessons in Black History – YORK

YORK – The Lewis and Clark Expedition to explore the western territories of the United States is a part of history most children learn in school, including the participation of Sacajawea. But most kids never learn about York, a slave … Continue reading

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Lessons in Black History – The Tuskegee Experiment

The Tuskegee Experiment – In 1932 the U.S. Public Health service began conducting a study on the effects of syphilis that was conducted through the Tuskegee Institute in Tuskegee, Alabama. The study involved 399 poor black sharecroppers who unknowingly had … Continue reading

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Lessons in Black History – LORENZO TUCKER

Lorenzo Tucker—Often billed as the “Black Valentino,” actor Lorenzo Tucker became a major star in the race films of the 1920s, 30s and 40s. He worked most frequently with prolific director Oscar Micheaux, who used Tucker in eighteen of the … Continue reading

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