“Libraries are a fundamental collective good,” more than 300 authors and academics argue, challenging a lawsuit being pursued by HarperCollins, Penguin Random House, Hachette and John Wiley & Sons against the nonprofit Internet Archive
As photography technologies became widely available in the 19th century, Black Americans used the art of photography to empower themselves, facilitate social change, counteract racist caricatures, and "demonstrate dignity in the Black experience."
Wakanda, the advanced fictional East African nation in Marvel Studios' Black Panther film, is the the Black utopia imagined by the African diaspora and its allies since the trans-Atlantic slave trade. And Black Panther is the powerful, intelligent and compassionate Black superhero whose time has arrived.
What was supposed to be the most political Academy Awards in history ended up in racial controversy as La La Land was initially awarded the Oscars Best Picture crown, which rightly belonged to Moonlight, a film tackling an African-American gay male's vulnerable masculinity.
The Liberal government of Justin Trudeau is making significant investments in the Canadian public broadcasting, the arts and creative industries. A lesson for other countries on "how to tap into the creative capital of a society."