Moving on the Wires: Futuristically Ancient T-Shirts


Hey everyone,

I just wanted to officially announce on my blog that I started a t-shirt campaign on Teespring. I am testing out this idea for maybe a future t-shirt or merchandise line. My idea is to include my logo or the associated names of my blog (A Future Ancient, etc.) in different designs and a memorable quotation from well-known voices. There are nine days left to get a shirt, but even if I don’t reach past my goal, I will try again with other looks. Below is the current t-shirt with the logo and the quotation from Amiri Baraka I feature on my blog, and some possible quotations I would use in the future. Let me know if there are others you would like included.

Futuristically Ancient T-Shirts

Futuristically Ancient T-shirts

Possible Quotations:

Welcome to the mothership
“Reality is wrong, dreams are for real” – Tupac
“Come with me if you believe in the mystical world” – LaBelle
“A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots” – Marcus Garvey
“Armed with the knowledge of our past we can with confidence charter a course for our future” – Malcolm X
“All water has perfect memory and is forever trying to get back to where it was” – Toni Morrison
“What is in front of you is a whole world of experiences beyond your imagination” – Phylicia Rashad
“Spirituality is a network linking us to the most high” – Haile Selasie
The thing about science fiction is that it’s totally wide open. But it’s wide open in a conditional way.” – Octavia Butler

“All that you touch you change. All that you change, changes you. The only lasting truth is Change. God is Change.”  – Octavia Butler

“I believe it’s time that women truly owned their superpowers and used their beauty and strength to change the world around them.” – Janelle Monae
“History, I have often said, is a clock that people use to tell their political time of day. It is also a compass that people use to find themselves on the map of human geography. History tells a people where they have been and what they have been. It also tells a people where they are and what they are. Most importantly, history tells a people where they still must go and what they still must be” – John Henrik Clarke
“We need our own myths and legends to regain our lost self esteem our regard for each other as people capable of working together to move the mountains that stand before us” – John Oliver Killens
“It is better to imitate ancient than modern work.” – Leonardo da Vinci (I know he is not black or of African descent, but I do like this quotation)
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