*Wildseeds: The NOLA Octavia Butler Emergent Strategies Collective is presenting Cosmic Belonging: A Conversation on Afrofuturism, Sustainability, and Dreaming Black Into the Future. See more information about it in the picture below. *John Jennings and Stacey Robinson has released their comic, Kid Code: Channel Zero via Rosarium Publishing. Here is the description of it: “Kid Code: […]Read More Moving on the Wires: News, Posts, New Music
This is jazz singer, Jose James’, Martin Luther King, Jr.-inspired song, “The Dreamer:” “I saw the dreamer raise his hand Into a world of possibilities” While today many will try to appropriate and sanitize his image and legacy for their own agendas (looking at you PETA), let us remember that King fought for the freedom […]Read More MLK: Who His Dreams Were For
Here are two web series, one set in New York, the other in South Africa: Written and directed by Kia T. Barbee, Evolve: The Series is about a young teenage girl, Donia Reyes, who on her 16th birthday is developing supernatural powers (including “super strength, forcefield, enhanced senses, super agility, telekinetic and telepathic powers“) and her […]Read More Otherworldly Videos: Evolve: The Series + Room 9
I learned a lot at my first Blogging While Brown conference, so I wanted to share some of what I learned and have done already: The opening keynote from Markus Robinson of Interactive One opened my eyes to several new ways to gather traffic and reach out to a large audience. Some of his advice […]Read More Blogging While Brown Recap
Program interruption: This is my entry for Blogging While Brown scholarship. My blog, Futuristically Ancient, has been running for a little over two years. I started blogging a couple of years before that as another way to express myself, since I am not much of a talker. As for this blog, I started it after […]Read More Blogging While Brown Entry
*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 […]Read More Moving on the Wires: Africa Now, Spider Stories, Steamfunk!, Peoples Science…
As a writer and entrepreneur, De’ Kridge tells of his inspiring and triumphant story that has led to the formation of his own spiritual mythology and language through his project, “The Power In M!O!R!E!.” Read his story below in my interview with him (Note: read carefully, it may be a lot to take in): 1) […]Read More Modern Griots Interviews: De’ Kridge and The Power In M!O!R!E!