Racialicious Crush Of The Week: Keni Styles

Racializens, you know we love some serious, head-sharpening news and analysis around here. But, shit, sometimes we gotta cavort and kick up our heels (to bite a phrase from Star Trek: Deep Space Nine‘s Avery Brooks). And Friday is that day! Sometimes it involves some interior-design loveliness (blame/credit that on me because I’m sometimes found daydreaming […]

Vargas1

Activist Jose Antonio Vargas Enters The ‘Unaccompanied Minors’ Fray

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. from Central America. “I […]

spiderman3

Race + Spider-Man: Sony Confirms A Glass Ceiling For Miles Morales

By Arturo R. García Sony Entertainment might be pleased right now about the opening-weekend performance from Amazing Spider-Man 2. A $94 million domestic take isn’t a Marvel-level success, and the film has gotten middling reviews, but it’s been a decent start. But the company should be concerned about the arrogance exhibited by executive producers Avi […]

Meanwhile, On TumblR: Junot Diaz Goes Graphic Novel

Y’all know we crush hard on author Junot Diaz around these parts. Well, this bit of news from Entertainment Weekly’s Tumblr makes us crush even harder: comics legend Jamie Hernandez (of Love and Rockets fame”) is reworking Diaz’s This Is How You Lose Her as illustrations for the upcoming deluxe edition. If you’re a fan […]