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This year, we’re going to try something different for the month of August: we’re going to take the month off. Fret not, the site’s not going anywhere bad. But, we think — especially coming off of the vortex that was San Diego Comic-Con...Show More Summary
by Kendra James As I wrote for the The Daily Beast the best part of Comic-Con is always the ridiculously talented cosplayers wandering the halls. As a cosplayer myself, I know how challenging (and fun) designing, finding, and creating costumes for cons can be. Show More Summary
[View the story "SDCC 2014: The Black Panel" on Storify] The post The SDCC Files: The Black Panel appeared first on Racialicious - the intersection of race and pop culture.
[View the story "SDCC 2014: Racebending presents 'Superheroines! Power, Responsibility and Representation'" on Storify] The post The SDCC Files: Racebending presents ‘Superheroines! Power, Responsibility and Representation’ appeared first on Racialicious - the intersection of race and pop culture.
[View the story "The Battle For Multicultural Heroes" on Storify] The post The SDCC Files: The Battle For Multicultural Heroes appeared first on Racialicious - the intersection of race and pop culture.
[View the story "The Witty Women of Steampunk" on Storify] Top image from Anina Bennett’s “Boilerplate.” The post The SDCC Files: The Witty Women of Steampunk appeared first on Racialicious - the intersection of race and pop culture...
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[View the story "Breaking Barriers: Transgender Trends in Popular Culture" on Storify] Top image from Transposes, by Dylan Edwards The post The SDCC Files: Breaking Barriers: Transgender Trends in Popular Culture appeared first on Racialicious - the intersection of race and pop culture.
MD Marie We first noticed science-fiction author MD Marie and her steampunk style when she discussed “The Saints of Winter Valley,” her multi-cultural steampunk story featuring four women of color, during Friday’s Black Panel. Naturally, we hopped over to her booth and got more details. Show More Summary
As part of our plan to boost peoples’ signals during San Diego Comic-Con, we plan to run at least one or two mini-profiles a day, starting with a look at two popular cartoonists. Keith Knight Where You Can Find Him: Booth K-15 in the Small Press section. Show More Summary
By Arturo R. García As a supplement to our two-part San Diego Comic-Con preview, enjoy this look at some of the creators of color who’ll be at the convention — some in panels, some on the floor, but all should be on your radar after the weekend. Show More Summary
By Arturo R. García Thanks to Kendra, as ever, for covering Part I of the weekend. As usual, you can find our panel coverage on Twitter through her account, the R official feed and my own personal account. Just like last year, we’ll be compiling our individual panels on Storify and posting them next week. Show More Summary
It’s that time of year again! Arturo and I are headed out to Nerd Summer Camp –also known as San Diego Comic Con– on behalf of the R. From July 24-27 we’ll be live-tweeting panels, writing recaps, interviewing creators, and getting up to all sorts of general shenanigans. Show More Summary
By Guest Contributor Keith Chow, cross-posted from The Nerds Of Color Earlier this week, Lucasfilm announced the addition of two more actors to the cast of Star Wars Episode VII. We do not yet know who the two relatively unknown actors...Show More Summary
At one point, another officer is seen taking a cell phone and a pack of cigarettes from the 43-year-old Garner’s pants. Even after the arrival of an EMT four minutes into the video, no medical aid is provided to Garner. He’s instead just loaded onto a stretcher and wheeled off. Show More Summary
By Arturo R. García The Falcon is going to be the new Captain America! Great! But then what? Oh, you expected this to stick? History says otherwise. But there’s a potential problem ahead. SPOILERS under the cut It’s not surprising that...Show More Summary
In honor — or disbelief — of the fact that apparently people still watched “24? this year, let’s remember Arturo’s struggle to grasp how this show can still have any fans after the turgid intercalary chapter in 2008 that saw Jack Bauer go to Africa. Show More Summary
By Arturo R. García Former journalist and immigrant rights advocate Jose Antonio Vargas was arrested and released within the course of a day by Border Patrol officials in McAllen, Texas, where he has gone in support of the thousands of young undocumented immigrants who have made their way to the U.S. Show More Summary
By Arturo R. García In the midst of not only the fight to change the Washington D.C. pro football team’s name but the San Francisco Giants’ embarrassing display during “Native American Heritage Night,” This is a Stereotype couldn’t come along at a better time. Show More Summary
We’ve had many conversations about gentrification on Racialicious, mostly focusing on the race and class drivers. However, there are a multitude of ways to think about the impacts of gentrification and the long term results of a gentrification project aren’t always simple to quantify by our usual measures. Show More Summary