Moving on the Wires: Africa Now, Spider Stories, Steamfunk!, Peoples Science…


*Tonight at 6:30pm, live podcast for “African Women and Girl Storytellers in the Digital Age.” *This weekend at Harlem’s Apollo Theatre, Blitz the Ambassador, Nneka, Freshlyground, The Soil and Lokua Kanza will be performing at Africa Now! I will be there at Saturday’s concert. * Kickstarter campaign for animated series, Spider Stories, pilot. Here is […]

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Moving on the Wires: Black Science Fiction Festival, Alien Bodies, Blitz the Ambassador and The Last Poets, NYU Black Surrealism Conference…


*Black Science Fiction Film Festival on February 7th in Atlanta, Georgia. Watch clip below: *The Alien Bodies: Race, Space and Sex in the African Diaspora Conference will be taking place at Emory University on February 8-9 in Atlanta Georgia. Sadly, I won’t be there, but at least it will be recorded for later viewing. Also, […]

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Moving on the Wires: “Black Thought 2.0 Conference: The Future of Black Studies and New Media”


From Mark Anthony Neal Black Thought 2.0 Conference April 6-7 Public Conference Brings Together Black Intellectuals to Discuss Social Media and the Future of Cultural Studies *** Durham, NC– More than a dozen prominent African-American scholars will participate in a conference on the role of social media in cultural studies, April 6-7 at Duke University.The […]

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W.E.B. Du Bois, Africana Studies and The Human Future


Dr Yaba A. Blay discusses colorism and black Identity within the context of global white supremacy in her lecture, “Whiteness and the Color Line…” Watch the other Temple University lectures here. The lectures included conversations on representation vs. self-determination, capitalism, neoliberalism and marxism, blackness and philosophy, social activism and social transformation, and Black Philadelphia.

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