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Bronx Documentary Center

Last Saturday, the Bronx Documentary Center had a screening of “Flyin’ Cut Sleeves” with director Henry Chalfant. The documentary was source material for the graphic novel “Ghetto Brother“. Prior to the screening, director Henry Chalfant…

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Women’s History Month

March is Women’s History Month. A good timing to introduce Claudia Ahlering, the artist behind “Ghetto Brother.” The German artist is based in Hamburg where she is currently collaborating with Julian Voloj on a new…

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Benjamin Melendez visits NBM

Earlier this week, Benjamin Melendez, the protagonist in the upcoming graphic novel “Ghetto Brother” visited NBM. Benjy is very excited that his life story is now going to reach a wide audience, telling the story…

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Big in Germany

Did you know that this year there will be Ghetto Brother editions published in Brazil, France, Germany, and Spain? Don’t worry, you can get yours here at NBM. But it’s interesting what others think about…

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100,000 views!

My animated timeline of the Middle Ages from my book Science: a Discovery in Comics has just hit 100,000 views on Youtube! I guess I should prepare for e-fame now! Fortunately, animators Jaltoid made this handy…

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Caz and Conzo in Cleveland

Yesterday, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland hosted an event with Joe Conzo and Grandmaster Caz. Both have actually a connection to “Ghetto Brother“. Caz was the frontman of the hip hop…

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Jomix

JOMIX — Jewish Comics; Art & Derivation Tuesday, March 10, 2015│6:00-7:30pm Guest speakers: Karen Green, Graphic Novel Librarian, Columbia University
. Joel Silverstein and Richard McBee, Exhibit Curators, Jewish Art Salon. Location: UJA-Federation of New York,…

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Family Secrets

Marranos‘ (Spanish: [maˈranos]) were originally Jews living in the Iberian Peninsula who converted or were forced to convert to Christianity, some of whom may have continued to practice Judaism in secret. Read more about Ghetto…

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Bambaataa

“The gang truce back in the early seventies with Brother Benjy, with the Ghetto Brothers, Black Spades, the Savage Skulls, the Savage Nomads, Seven Immortals, the Reapers, Turbans, with all the major street organizations, was…

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