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There's Nothing Little About The Brilliance of Little Apple

This issue is, of course, an introductory issue. So there’s a lot of set-up going on throughout, with introductions to characters and settings and the like. Even though there’s a good bit of world-building going on, exposition doesn’t bog the story down at all. The pacing is strong, leaving...READ MORE

 

REVIEW: LITTLE APPLE VOLUME I

Honest children are easy to come by. But blunt children are the rarest of them all.  This child has a breadth of knowledge to the point she knows how to blend her knowledge with reality. It’s very rare to see anyone be able to speak the truth with eloquence and be able to open anyone’s eyes to what needs to change. It’s very rare to find a girl who is a revolutionary...READ MORE

 
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NEW SCI-FI SERIES TACKLES RACISM AND SEXISM THROUGH AN ALL-KNOWING 9-YEAR-OLD BLACK GIRL PROTAGONIST

What would you do about oppressive systems if you knew everything about them? "Little Apple", a new series by Riley Wilson asks just that, delving into the mind of an omniscient 9-year-old Harlemnite named Apple. Blending sci-fi, drama, and comedy, the series follows Apple as she...READ MORE

 

New Fictional Series Tackles Race Through The Lens Of A Young Harlem Girl 

Producers Riley Wilson and Lisa Cortés are tapping into the mind of a 9-year-old for their new series on racism, gentrification and black girl magic, “Little Apple.” The web series, which fuses sci-fi and comedy, takes its name from the show’s main character, an omniscient Harlem bred girl who goes by the name Little Apple. As the young Harlemnite, played by Milan Williams, becomes increasingly cognizant of race, gender and class-based hierarchies in society, she develops a...READ MORE

 

A YOUNG BLACK GIRL BREAKS DOWN RACISM AND GENTRIFICATION IN MUCH-NEEDED NEW SERIES

We are living in a time in which the media has brought the appropriation, consumption and annihilation of Black and brown culture front and center. We are flooded as adults with such triggering imagery and conversation, but one thing we continuously fail to address is... READ MORE

 

Meet Little Apple: On Redefining a “Child’s Place”

As if her know-it-all sass wasn’t enough, Apple now has the ability to know things beyond her means and age. Her university professor father is obsessed with her rapidly growing intellect and confidence while her mother, a registered nurse and the backbone of the household, is more concerned with...READ MORE