"If diversity issues within the milieu of black producers, writers, and actors affect more than several dozen black people in tv and film I'd be shocked. The kind of diversity reflected in “The Black Characters I Wish I Saw More Of” is a function of different kinds of privilege and therefore doesn't go "all the way down" to regular black people whose lives look more like mine than they look like Donald Glover's or Ava Duvernay's."
Comicsgate is as much about comics fans as it is about comics as a medium and an industry.
"Because there are so few black billionaires, we need the first ever to be an honest broker who can decipher what upticks in economic stats mean for black people."
But for however briefly, PM Dawn was cosmic rays, man. Don't front--if you've read this far you know that song was the jam in '91-'92. It was catchy and infectious.
Ready to Die has always been in my present, the only one of them that speaks to me now exactly as it did then.