Honoring Black Revolutionaries with Comic Books: Ronald Wimberly #BlackHistoryMonth
Comic book artist Ronald Wimberly has created works highlighting historic black figures. His book Black History In Its Own Words presents portraits and quotes of black icons. VICE interviewed Wimberly at the Annual Black Comic Book Festival discussing his work and the representation of African Americans in Comics:
We head to Harlem to meet up with comic book artist Ronald Wimberly at the Schomburg center for the Fifth Annual Black Comic Book Festival. Wimberly tells us about growing up in D.C., his new book, and what it means to have black representation in comics in the era of Luke Cage and Black Panther.
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