Month: March 2016

Comic Book Stereotypes Examined in New Documentary “Je Suis Superhero”

There are quite a few stereotypes in comic books. Take, for instance, this: @GraphicNovice @BadIdeasPodcast @josephsdsu Uh Oh-Bad Indigenous and Hispanic stereotypes in the same comic pic.twitter.com/27i3yiEAnL — Desmond Hassing (@Dhassing) January 29, 2016 Or this: Here’s the most racist thing that I saw today: a real comic book sidekick from the days of yore. …

#DifferenceMakers: Madeline Stuart and Rixey Manor’s Bridal Photo Shoot

Some photos from a bridal photo shoot have made the rounds, and they’ve got everyone talking. The photos, taken by Sarah Houston, feature Madeline Stuart, a model with Down syndrome, showcasing several wedding dresses in and around Virginia’s Rixey Manor, a popular wedding spot. Rixey Manor’s owner, Isadora Martin-Dye, commissioned the shoot and told Huffington Post UK, …

Five Fantasy Books by Native Authors to Combat J.K. Rowling’s “History of Magic in North America”

You might have heard about J.K. Rowling’s literary misfire in recent days. The Harry Potter writer is busy creating new stories for her Magical Beasts and Where to Find Them movie, and a new set of stories, telling the history of magical North America, hit Pottermore to eager fans. A promotional trailer was also released, …