Darius James (aka Dr. Snakeskin, born 1954) is an African-American author and performance artist. He is the author of That's Blaxploitation: Roots of the Baadasssss 'Tude (Rated X by an All-Whyte Jury), an unorthodox, semi-autobiographical history of the blaxploitation film genre, and Negrophobia: An Urban Parable, a satirical novel written in screenplay form.
His work is influenced by the Voodoo religion. Darius James lives in Hamden, Connecticut.
He appeared in the 2006 film Black Deutschland. He co-wrote and appeared in a feature-length film released in 2013, The United States of Hoodoo.That's Blaxploitation: Roots of the Baadasssss 'Tude (Rated X by an All'Whyte Jury)
Negrophobia: An Urban Parable
Voodoo Stew (German/English), Verbrecher Verlag Berlin, 2004
Froggie Chocolate's Christmas Eve / Froggie Chocolates Weihnachtsabend (German/English), Verbrecher Verlag Berlin, 2005