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Going Out of Business Sale!!!

MoPix, the website where two of my films are available for download, is going out of business on Friday, January 31, 2014. As a result, I’m selling downloads of both films for as little as possible. Both Damaged Goods and … Continue reading

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The Army of Dr. Moreau

The first three issues of The Army of Dr. Moreau are now available digitally for 99 cents each. This is my most recent comic mini-series, drawn by Carl Sciacchitano, and colored by Sara Machajewski, The Army of Dr. Moreau is … Continue reading

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The Lack of Diversity in Comics: What’re You Doing About It?

It seems like every day I read something, somewhere, about the lack of diversity in comics (not to mention various other pop culture mediums). Sometimes these pieces focus on gender, other times on people of color, and sometimes both. At … Continue reading

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Run Run Shaw and the Impact of Kung Fu Movies on Black America

Earlier this week, Run Run Shaw, co-founder of the legendary Shaw Brothers Studios, died at the age of 106. Shaw Brothers was responsible for some of the greatest kung fu movies of all time, and introduced the genre to American … Continue reading

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BECOMING BLACK – an excerpt, part 2

I have a new book out, a collection of essays entitled Becoming Black: Personal Ramblings on Racial Identification, Racism, and Popular Culture. Here’s an excerpt from the essay “Evolutionary Being.” I take no pride in admitting that I have prejudices. … Continue reading

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Yes, Virginia, Santa Claus IS BLACK!!!

Anyone who says Santa Claus is not black is an idiot. Want proof? Check out Black Santa’s Revenge. Black Santa’s Revenge is a short film that I wrote, produced, and directed. It is based on a short comic story that … Continue reading

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My First Book Report

At some point in life, pretty much every kid has to write a book report—those dreaded essays that prove we read a book, in which we need to recap the plot, offer character descriptions and, worst of all, provide some … Continue reading

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Introducing Darius Logan

Here is an initial character sketch of Darius Logan by artist Mshindo Kuumba. Darius is the hero of my Young Adult book series, The Adventures of Darius Logan. Mshindo did the cover art for the first book in the series, … Continue reading

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On My Father’s Birthday

I don’t recall thinking about my father that much when I was a younger. There were those obvious times when I missed not having a dad—like little league baseball games, or birthdays, or learning how to ride a bike without … Continue reading

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Small Business Saturday

Yesterday was Black Friday, that rather disgusting day of consumerism where people lose their minds over saving money on toasters. Today is Small Business Saturday, the day following Black Friday, in which owners of small businesses hope that consumers have … Continue reading

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