"Comics and superheroes can be life-altering in ways that one can never expect"
"All of it speaks to the idea that history is shaped by powerful storytellers, and reinforces the idea that Black creatives should continue to recount Black American history"
A sci-fi/ fantasy author gives her 1st hand account of acting in some of the biggest black speculative films/ tv series.
Check out this discussion about Dragon Ball Z and its problematic handling of race over the years, via YouTube channel, Get In The Robot, and actor, writer, self-professed anime fan, and comedian Yedoye Travis. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6AEQJZ_BzJk...
"......when you look at video games today, that antiquated neglect seems to linger specifically when it comes to lead Nubian characters and African representation in this wildly popular, multi-billion-dollar electronic entertainment industry."
"Sorry to Bother You asks you to confront your morality alongside the protagonist, Cassius, as he sacrifices pieces of himself to capitalism and whiteness."
"However, the true advantage of this film is that it opens the door for indie comics of color to be considered and supported by more than just the black hard core nerds."