Issue 23

Article titled Aminah Brenda Lynn Robinson

Aminah Brenda Lynn Robinson

On February 18, 1940, a baby girl was born in Columbus, Ohio to Leroy and Helen (née Zimmerman) Robinson; they named her Brenda Lynn.  That same year, her family moved to Poindexter Village, a new community that was one of the first housing d... Continue Reading
Article titled James Denmark

James Denmark

James Denmark was born on March 23, 1936 in Winter Haven, Florida.  He would be reared in a family of artists and this type of upbringing greatly influenced his life, including culturally and artistically.  In the biography of James Denma... Continue Reading
Article titled Scream, Blacula, Scream (1973)

Scream, Blacula, Scream (1973)

In the sequel to the award-winning hit motion picture, Blacula, this film opens with the impending death of Mama Loa, a dying priestess of vodoun.  Surrounded by members of her spiritual group, she, in one of her final acts, declares her succe... Continue Reading
Article titled Blacula (1972)

Blacula (1972)

Referenced as “Dracula’s soul brother” in the film trailer, Blacula is the story an African prince who is bitten by Dracula, the vampire count of Transylvania.  Set in 1780, Mamuwalde (William Marshall), accompanied by his wife, Princess... Continue Reading