The academy announced the new category for "outstanding achievement in popular film" last month without parameters, spawning immediate questions about the criteria and how it would impact critically and commercially films such as "Black Panther," which has been cited as…
By Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press
The nominees for the so-called Oscars of comics were announced on Thursday. Michael Cavna, writer and artist for Comic Riffs at the Washington Post, offered up his top picks for books that deserve some of the superhero limelight.
By Michael Boulter
With the massive success of “Black Panther,” the latest blockbuster from Marvel, the time is ripe for educators to embrace comic books as legitimate teaching and learning tools.
By David Cutler
"Black Panther" isn't just a big-budget action movie getting rave reviews; it's a full-fledged cultural phenomenon. Unlike other movies in the Marvel universe, it has an African superhero, a majority-black cast and an African-American director. Jeffrey Brown reports on the…
By PBS NewsHour
By Clifford Johnson, The Conversation
Seeing black lead characters who are accomplished scientists could be just the thing to inspire future generations to follow in their footsteps.
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