Alexandre Dumas: An Original Writer of Colour

by Glen Chisholm A new generation of viewers are being introduced to the swashbuckling adventures of D’Artagnan and his friends and brothers in arms Athos, Porthos and Aramis. Many will know their motto, “All for one, One for all” as their adventures are played out in the BBC’s new Sunday night family drama series. The… Read More

The Dark Hero – Gaming and the blackface

by Haseeb Azad Recently, Kotaku published an article by Evan Narcisse titled ‘Come On, Video Games, Let’s See Some Black People I’m Not Embarrassed By’ 1. The article itself was very well-written, highlighting the lack of black and coloured protagonists in video games (as well as films), but what struck me were the the user/viewer… Read More