January 2011

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Chicago’s Black comic book movement

Artists, authors and graphic novelists converge at Kenwood Academy High School on Chicago’s south side to share their insights about a growing movement of Black comic book writers and how they are creating a niche in the comic book industry that has now embraced Black superheroes. Also see how author L.A Banks has created a Black version of popular vampire novels, like Twilight, in the Vampire Huntress.

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Davis’ withdrawal draws ire

Coalition that selected him as consensus candidate not consulted by La Risa Lynch Carol Moseley Braun is now the only major Black candidate in the city’s race for mayor after Congressman Danny Davis and state…