Media Consumers for Entertainment Equality
Jen Wang is the artist on the new graphic novel, In Real Life, a book that delves into gamer culture. She is also bringing a very real showcase of the diversity in the comics industry with this weekend’s Comic Arts Los Angeles Festival. Jen was kind enough to give contributor Gabrial Canada some of her […]
Racebending.com interviews the actors and producers about diversity and fandom
Racebending.com is proud to announce that we will be hosting a panel discussion: Racebending.com Presents: Diversity in Comics at this years Awesomecon Indianapolis held from October 3rd through the 5th at the Indianapolis Convention Center.
Mitali Perkins is an author and educator. Her books are primarily focused on young readers. Her works include Monsoon Summer, Rickshaw Girl, Bamboo People, and Secret Keeper. Mitali Perkins is the editor and one of the ten contributors to Open Mic: Riffs on Life Between Cultures in Ten Voices. The ten authors She brought together […]
Gene Yang talks about The Green Turtle, diversity in publishing, and his latest Avatar comic, The Rift!
Racebending is proud to announce that we will be hosting our first Midwest panel discussion on media representation in comics, Diverse Means for Diverse Worlds at this years C2E2 in Chicago! The panel is focused on art and storytelling techniques in comics that allow fantasy worlds to mirror real world diversity. It is presented by […]
The 1001 Arabian Nights. The Biblical flood and the family that repopulated the world. The Jewish exodus out of Ancient Egypt. The story of Jesus of Nazareth. The Ancient Egyptian gods Horus, Ra, and Set… These movie concepts, in development for 2014 and 2015 releases, are based on stories and histories from the Eurocentric concept […]
Historically, the Academy Awards has rewarded whitewashing at the expense of opportunities for actors of color.
A review of Gene Yang’s sequel comic book series, which reveals the fate of Zuko’s missing mother
“I think when a story is well told, with authenticity and love, it has the potential to illuminate many perspectives and strike empathy in many different people.” Critical analysis of the diasporic experience presented in Avatar: The Last Airbender.