Rewind: Retrofuturism of SteamFunk, DieselFunk, Rococoa, Black Medieval, and Black Westerns


When it comes to depictions of black people in history from the Medieval era to the 20th century, the tendency is to show us only as slaves or to downplay stories outside of that narrative. But black people have existed in various forms throughout these periods of time within and outside the narrow scope of […]

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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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