Tiara Jante

7 Black Actresses Opening Doors on SyFy

These fierce Black actresses are opening doors in Sci-Fi Films & TV and we couldn't be more inspired! There has been a recent surge of Black actresses entering into the realm of Sci-fi and other speculative fiction, and we couldn't be more excited seeing these perspectives being played out on the big screen and the TV screen, in fantastic worlds and situations. SyFy is one network that seems...

Tiara Jante

Tiara Jante

Tiara Janté is a publicist, ghostwriter & author from northeastern Pennsylvania. In addition to her work a as a Staff Writer, she is the Publicity & Event Coordinator for BlackSci-Fi.com, as well as a Co-Editor of Black Girl Magic Lit Mag. A self-confessed social media junkie, when she isn’t online or working on her many projects, she enjoys reading a good thriller, observing hip-hop beefs on Twitter, taking long naps and spending time with her hubby and children. Connect with her via her Website as well as her Twitter, Facebook & Instagram pages.
If you had the opportunity, would you spy on God?

If you had the opportunity, would you spy on God?

It’s not very often that we come across literature that allows us to explore worlds that are simultaneously unique and relatable, but that is exactly the world we encounter in Yvette Kendall’s debut novel, The GOD Maps. The GOD Maps is one of those true sci-fi novels...

Forget your plans for the future; There’s Only Right Now

Forget your plans for the future; There’s Only Right Now

Imagine being told that the past and the future are merely distractions from a personal power that exists in the present or "now", and once we align ourselves with “the now”, we are able to tap into those special gifts that are accessible to every human on the planet....

BLERDCON: A Blerd Tradition for Years to Come

BLERDCON: A Blerd Tradition for Years to Come

  If you're a blerd and you haven't yet ventured down to the DMV for some epic blerdy fun, then you are definitely missing out.  I headed down to Blerdcon 2018  held at the Hyatt Regency in Crystal City with my two Jr. Correspondents in tow to check out the...

Finding The Heart Shaped Herb of Wakanda

Finding The Heart Shaped Herb of Wakanda

By now the majority of the world has seen Black Panther.  The impact it's made on the world since its premiere has been phenomenal, inspiring think pieces in epic proportions.  I've read a few as  I've reflected on the impact Black Panther had on me--pondering it over...

Black Women Boycotting Black Panther? Issa Lie

Black Women Boycotting Black Panther? Issa Lie

I have a question.  Why are Black women continuously the butt of the joke? Like, why would any man’s dating choices be important enough to Black women to warrant the boycott of any film, let alone Black Panther? Believe it or not, who Black men date is not the...

Review: ‘Atomica’, A Mystery of Nuclear Proportions

Review: ‘Atomica’, A Mystery of Nuclear Proportions

There’s something about well written small films that intrigues me, and Atomica doesn’t fail when it comes to delivering the sullen and grim ambience one would expect to inhabit a nuclear waste facility. With no special effects, Atomica wins through strong characters...

Q&A With Dagen Merrill of SyFy’s New Film ‘Atomica’

Q&A With Dagen Merrill of SyFy’s New Film ‘Atomica’

Atomica is a sci-fi thriller from SyFy Films,  directed by Dagen Merrill (Broken Hill, Beneath), and featuring an all-star cast including  Dominic Monaghan, Sarah Habel and Tom Sizemor.   Set in the not so distant future, when communications go offline at a remote...

Black Sci-Fi.com Takes On the Red Carpet: Heroin Film Review

Black Sci-Fi.com Takes On the Red Carpet: Heroin Film Review

In BlackSci-Fi.com’s effort to support not only sci-fi films, but all films featuring diverse casts and storylines, this past weekend my comrade, M’shai S. Dash, and I headed to the outskirts of Philly to take on the Red Carpet premier of the independent film Heroin,...

Meet Ashley Woods, The Artist Behind Niobe: She Is Life

Meet Ashley Woods, The Artist Behind Niobe: She Is Life

As the movement for added diversity and inclusion within media continues to grow stronger, proponents of the movement are delighted to see more characters of color being introduced into the mainstream.  One area that has historically lacked when it comes to women...

Afros And Comic Books: Meet Reggie Byers Of Kid Build Inc.

Afros And Comic Books: Meet Reggie Byers Of Kid Build Inc.

Are we entering an era that seems to be alluding to a future where children of all colors will be equally represented within art, literature and media?  It seems that way—and that is what many creators of color have ever wanted, as they work daily to contribute their...

18 Sci-Fi/ Fantasy Inspired Music Videos, PT. 1

18 Sci-Fi/ Fantasy Inspired Music Videos, PT. 1

Whether intentional or not, sci-fi & fantasy has played a major role in music—especially when it comes to music videos. Maybe it was because the 90’s was the end of an era and the gateway to the unknown (the 2000’s), but the 90’s was specifically notorious for an...

Yes Abbie is Gone, But We Still Have Jenny and Agent Foster

Yes Abbie is Gone, But We Still Have Jenny and Agent Foster

POSSIBLE SPOILERS Yes, the amazing Abbie Mills has been laid to rest—and though her passing hurt my soul, I’m not giving up on Sleepy Hollow just yet.  As I attempt to process the mind boggling decision to axe Abbie Mills (Nicole Beharie) from the wondrous super duo...

Malik Yoba Talks Time Travel with BlackSci-Fi.com

Malik Yoba Talks Time Travel with BlackSci-Fi.com

par·a·dox -a situation, person, or thing that combines contradictory features or qualities. A paradox is definitely what plays out in the new film aptly titled Paradox. The movie was written and directed by Michael Hurst, starring Malik Yoba (New York Undercover,...

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