It looks like ANOTHER example in a long, long history of WHITE THEFT of black intellectual property, which includes inventions, music, dance, and, yes, novels that are turned into screenplays and mega-franchises.
I heard about this story several years ago and fully expected it to be swept under the rug–FOREVER. I’m pleased to see Ms. Sophia Stewart is STILL bravely fighting such a powerful industry (and enemy) and that she is still alive AND breathing.
(CORRECTION: I sent out an email earlier today that reported Ms Stewart one a 2.5 billion-dollar settlement but that was false. The court battle is still ongoing).
A recap of her journey (excerpted from poptopictvonline)
“Stewart filed her case in 1999, after viewing the Matrix, which she felt had been based on her manuscript, ‘The Third Eye,’ copyrighted in 1981. In the mid-eighties Stewart had submitted her manuscript to an…
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