Shabazz Arts will launch a Kickstarter campaign for their new graphic novel, Bearcat Wright & The Kayfable Chronicles. The book tells the story of Wright, the first African American pro-wrestling champion.
LOS ANGELES, CA, August 08, 2022 /24-7PressRelease/ — In 1963, Bearcat Wright became the first African American pro-wrestling champion. This title was not only a victory for Wright himself but also for all black Americans fighting against discrimination at that time. On August 23rd, 2023, Shabazz Arts will release a graphic light novel telling his story titled Bearcat Wright & The Kayfable Chronicles. Malik Ali Ibn Rasheed Shabazz is helming this project – the grandchild of Bearcat – and he promises an “inspiring and entertaining” read. Not only will this be an excellent opportunity to learn about an important figure in history, but it will also serve as a celebration of black excellence and resilience in the face of adversity. So make sure to mark August 31st on your calendar and support this great project!
Shabazz Arts is a full-stack publisher that creates, produces, and markets its books and merchandise. We are committed to publishing stories that inspire people of all ages and walks of life. Our mission is to use the power of storytelling to build bridges across cultures and communities. Our vision is to be a leading publisher of multicultural books and merchandise that celebrates the beauty of diversity.
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