‘We Can Really Take Over This Space’: Independent Black-Owned Comic Book Publisher Raises Over $1 Million In Effort to Wrangle Market Share from Large Publishing Houses


By Matt Bruce (Photo: Twitter/Manuel Godoy) Manuel Godoy doesn’t like how Black creators in the comic book landscape are treated by the publishing power brokers. He feels they are snubbed, overlooked. And when large publishing companies do take notice of successful Black comics, they do so only to acquire them and […]

Activist Tamika Mallory analyzes America’s racist history in 1st book


By Michael “Ice-Blue” Harris Tamika Mallory (Photo by rolling out) Civil rights activist Tamika D. Mallory has penned her first book titled State of Emergency: How We Win in the Country We Built. The book will be released on May 11, 2021, through Charlamagne Tha God’s Black Privilege Publishing imprint, which inked a deal last year […]

Beyoncé’s Daughter Blue Ivy Carter Narrates ‘Hair Love’ Audible Book


By Ny MaGee image: Getty *Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s eldest daughter Blue Ivy Carter lends her sweet young voice to the audiobook for Matthew Cherry’s “Hair Love.”  The 8-year-old narrates the audio version of Cherry’s beloved children’s book illustrated by Vashti Harrison.  The story centers on the relationship between an African-American father, Stephen, his daughter Zuri, and her hair. When his wife […]

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