VIDEO: Thousands turn out for ‘Chiraq’ casting call

By Aisha I. Jefferson More than 3,500 people started arriving as early as 4:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Sabina Church in the Auburn Gresham community for a chance at fame as an extra in Spike Lee’s new film “Chiraq.” 

VIDEO: Hollywood director creates black superhero

By Aisha I. Jefferson You’ve heard of Superman, Iron Man and the Incredible Hulk, Eric Dean Seaton hopes to add a black superhero to the list. He recently showcased his three-volume graphic novel series at the Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo.