Black Tudors: Opening the Door to a Hidden History

It is generally believed that black people first came to England as slaves. That assumption is a common misperception and one that historian Miranda Kaufmann is working to correct with her first book, Black Tudors: The Untold Story. This remarkable book explores the heretofore unknown history of black people in 16th century England—individuals who lived freely…

“The Lion King” Remake’s Hype-Worthy Casting Announced

Over the last few years, Disney has put out a number of live-action remakes of their classic films including Maleficent, Beauty and the Beast, and Cinderella. The Disney live-action remake has become so ubiquitous now that it would take something extraordinary to get people to take notice and get excited. Well…something remarkable is taking place for the upcoming Lion King remake in…