Hey everyone! I finally have downtime after the Queens Book Festival last Sunday, so I wanted to give you some updates and reminders about projects and other housekeeping stuff: *Did you know I am on PATREON! I updated my page recently and you can visit my page here to find out about what I am […]Read More Moving on the Wires: Baby I’m Back and With Some News!
Brief break from regular programming: Last year, I went to Blogging While Brown conference and I learned a lot. In fact, I am still learning a lot from the conference, following their facebook and twitter. So since the conference will be in New York City again on June 27th-28th, I will definitely like to go […]Read More The My-Stery: Top Reasons I Want to Go to Blogging While Brown
The quotation above is from Octavia Butler’s Parable of the Sower. Here is a portion of the chant of the religion Earthseed in the novel: Why is the universe? To shape God. Why is God? To shape the universe. *** God is Change. God is Infinite, Irresistible, Inexorable, Indifferent. God is Trickster, Teacher, Chaos, Clay— […]Read More Blogging While Brown Changemakers: “God Is Change” – The Meaning Behind Futuristically Ancient
*Please DONATE at the side panel! *Submissions guidelines at top of page. “Speculative Fictions By Women Writers I’m going to Read This Year” on Ladies Finger including works from NK Jeminson, Nnedi Okorafor and Karen Lord. *”Whitewashing reproductive rights: How black activists get erased” on Salon: “Many in the black community have fought for reproductive […]Read More Moving on the Wires: This Week’s News and Posts
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
*On Thursday in Brooklyn, Black Girls Code will have a free screening of their documentary with founder Kimberly Bryant. “The event will help support our expanded Summer of CODE 2013 and bring our mobile lab to 10 new cities and reach 2,000 more girls. In addition, we will discuss the development of New York City Chapter of […]Read More Moving on the Wires: Black Girls Code in NYC +Afrikadaa/Afrofuturism +Afrofuturism 2070+Black Girls Are From the Future+Blogging While Brown…
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