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31 Days of Halloween, Day 24 — 5 Horror Films Starring Black Actors

It can be difficult to know where to start looking for horror movies starring Black actors. Proportionately speaking, few well-known horror films that don’t fall into the Blaxploitation genre or don’t engage in racist tropes center Black characters. As I said previously, I watched a lot of horror films growing up, but as a Black […]

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“Death Comes in Many Strange Packages”: Tales from the Hood as a Socially Conscious Horror Film

As a child, I watched a lot of horror movies. We were poor and could rarely afford to go to the theater to see new films. But, we could afford to take a trip to the local video rental store here and there and pick up some old movies and kettle corn. My parents often […]