Could 03 2022
Hey, this Lori Lakin Hutcherson, founder and editor in chief of goodblacknews.org, right here to share with you a day by day drop of Good Black Information for Tuesday, Could third, 2022, primarily based on the “A 12 months of Good Black Information Web page-A-Day Calendar” printed by Workman Publishing. It’s within the class we name “Lemme Break It Down,” the place we discover the origins and meanings of phrases and phrases rooted within the Black Lexicon and Black tradition. Immediately’s phrase? “Afrofuturism.”
[Excerpt “Space Is The Place” by Sun Ra]
“Afrofuturism” is a time period that was coined within the 1994 essay “Black to the Future” by Mark Dery that describes a motion inside Black tradition from the Fifties to the current that employs science fiction and fantasy as frameworks to reimagine the African diaspora in music, artwork, literature, movie, and vogue.
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afrofuturismmark derysolar ramarlon westoctavia e butlernk jemisinjanelle monaegeorge clintonkerry james marshall