IRIE™ Magazine | ROOTS - Dread & Alive
2020, February 2020, Roots

ROOTS | Dread & Alive

Dread & Alive CHRONICLE: February 6, 2010 On February 6, 2020, Nicholas Da Silva aka ZOOLOOK celebrated the 10th anniversary of the release of his Dread & Alive series in comic book format. Dread & Alive is a Jamaican-inspired multimedia series spanning comic books, novels and music. Created and written by ZOOLOOK, the Dread & […]

IRIE™ Magazine | ROOTS - Dread & Alive: Nine Night™
Roots, 2020, January 2020

ROOTS | Good vs Evil

Dread & Alive: Nine Night Good vs Evil ZOOLOOK, the alter ego of IRIE Magazine’s founder and Editor-in-Chief, Nicholas Da Silva, is taking over the ROOTS feature section of our publication as he returns to his comic book roots to pen the next story arc of his Dread & Alive series entitled Nine Night™. Each […]

IRIE™ Magazine | ROOTS - Sojourner Truth
Roots, 2019, November 2019

Roots | Sojourner Truth

Sojourner Truth CHRONICLE: c. 1797 – November 26, 1883 Sojourner Truth was an African American evangelist, abolitionist, women’s rights activist, author and former slave. Sojourner Truth was born Isabella Baumfree in 1797, a slave who lived a miserable life, serving several masters throughout New York before escaping to freedom in 1826. Sojourner would go on to […]

IRIE™ Magazine | ROOTS - 30 Years Later
Roots, 2019, October 2019

Roots | 30 Years Later

30 Years Later CHRONICLE: October 17, 1989 – 5:04 PM Photography by: J.K. Nakata, United States Geological Survey On October 17, 1989, at 5:04 pm, a magnitude 7.1 earthquake severely shook the San Francisco Bay Area. The Loma Prieta Earthquake was the largest earthquake to hit San Francisco since 1906. The violent force of the […]

IRIE™ Magazine | ROOTS - W.E.B. Du Bois
Roots, 2019, August 2019

Roots | W.E.B. Du Bois

W.E.B. Du Bois… Facts an’ T’ings February 23, 1868 – August 27, 1963 W. E. B. Du Bois was an American civil rights activist, historian, American sociologist, Pan-Africanist, author, writer and editor. W. E. B. Du Bois was born William Edward Burghardt Du Bois on February 23, 1868, in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, the only child […]