Racism in Media and Fandom: #AAIronFist Solidarity Exposes the Underbelly of White Supremacy
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Racism in Media and Fandom: #AAIronFist Solidarity Exposes the Underbelly of White Supremacy

This weekend, I witnessed an interesting phenomenon. Well, not so much as interesting as it is old. To explain, several of my colleagues saw their mentions go up in flames after revisiting the issue of #AAIronFist. Part of the reason the tag reemerged was because of the revelation that Lewis Tan—who will be playing Zhou … Continue reading

With ‘Luke Cage’, Marvel Finally Does Right By Black Women
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With ‘Luke Cage’, Marvel Finally Does Right By Black Women

In 2008, the Nerd Game™ changed forever when Iron Man dropped out of the sky like some fire ass Wu-Tang Clan joint (shout-out to the other, other Iron Man, Ghostface Killah). It’s been eight years since that happened. And in those eight years, the Marvel Cinematic Universe has managed to morph into a robust and … Continue reading

10 Thoughts on the ‘Luke Cage’ Trailer
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10 Thoughts on the ‘Luke Cage’ Trailer

Sweet Christmas. After enjoying the peak Blackness of Luke Cage’s SDCC teaser trailer in which he kicked ass in nothing but a Black hoodie, Cage has returned in full cinematic glory via the Netflix trailer that dropped yesterday morning. And let’s just say that it was worth the wait. If you haven’t seen the trailer yet, … Continue reading

Straight Outta K’un-L’un: 4 Actors I’d Cast For the Role of Iron Fist
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Straight Outta K’un-L’un: 4 Actors I’d Cast For the Role of Iron Fist

A couple of months ago, I wrote a piece on Iron Fist and why his race should absolutely be bent for his much-anticipated (and much-delayed) Netflix debut. Since then, I’ve gotten my share of responses on said piece. Some good. Some bad. The overwhelming consensus, however, is that people wanted to see me take a … Continue reading

12 Thoughts On That ‘Jessica Jones’ Trailer
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12 Thoughts On That ‘Jessica Jones’ Trailer

***Originally posted on Moviepilot*** ***Caution: Spoilers Ahead*** If you’ve been on the internet at all in the last three days, you have probably seen the newest Jessica Jones trailer. Still, if you were unlucky enough to miss its initial release hype train, I’ve got you covered: I know. I KNOW! All that excitement aside (seriously, … Continue reading