Write what you know. It’s oft-cited advice for writers both beginning and established. Thus, Jules, the teenage boy at the center of Christian Cooper’s It’s a Bird, the first entry in DC Comics’ digital-first anthology series Represent!, is a birdwatcher, like the author. And the binoculars that were a 50th birthday gift from Cooper’s father, a Korean War […]
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Ms. Cooper was captured on video calling the police after Christian Cooper asked her to keep...Ms. Cooper was captured on video calling the police after Christian Cooper asked her to keep her dog on a leash in Central Park.
Though many people were first introduced to Christian Cooper via his now-viral video of a woman...Though many people were first introduced to Christian Cooper via his now-viral video of a woman calling the police on him while he was birdwatching in Central Park, he has been a fixture of the birding community for years. Not only did that racist confrontation on May 25, 2020 make news, but it has also prompted more…Read more...