By Ytasha L. Womack
In this hip, available primer to the tune, literature, and artwork of Afrofuturism, writer Ytasha Womack introduces readers to the burgeoning neighborhood of artists growing Afrofuturist works, the innovators from the prior, and the wide variety of matters they discover. From the sci-fi literature of Samuel Delany, Octavia Butler, and N. okay. Jemisin to the musical cosmos of solar Ra, George Clinton, and the Black Eyed Peas’ will.i.am, to the visible and multimedia artists encouraged by way of African Dogon myths and Egyptian deities, the book’s issues diversity from the “alien” event of blacks in the United States to the “wake up” cry that peppers sci-fi literature, sermons, and activism. With a twofold objective to entertain and enlighten, Afrofuturists try to collapse racial, ethnic, and social obstacles to empower and loose participants to be themselves.
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