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 satiric novel written in screenplay form.
His work is influenced by the Voodoo religion. Darius James lives in Hamden, Connecticut.
Darius 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