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At the Edge An Afrofuturist Salon

At the Edge: An Afrofuturist Salon


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Afrofuturism/Futurism: knowledge, production, performative, & liminality: At the Edge: An Afrofuturist Salon discusses ideas about Afrofuturism/Futurism, crossing cultural and racial boundaries to expand ideas about art, writing, knowledge, publishing, and production, while contending with challenges about access, virtual space, political context/challenges, and incursion of cyber cultures.

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My next episode features Nancy Caralyn Illman, Jewish mother and wife, healer, teacher, yogi, musician, and painter. Since graduating from Harvard College and Fordham law school, Nancy has worked to help people live healthier lives. At... more

In this virtual roundtable organized by me, Kathryn Buford, and Suey Park, we invited women of color to discuss coming together to consider #solidarity and feminisms across communities of color, as well as recent issues and challenges... more

My next guest is Peter Quinn, who joined Time Inc. as the chief speechwriter in 1985 & retired as corporate editorial director for Time Warner in 2007. He received a BA from Manhattan College (1969), an MA in history from Fordham... more

This episode features spoken word artist Koro Koroye from Lagos, Nigeria. Koro is currently pursuing her MFA in Creative Writing with a focus on poetry at Hofstra University. Spoken word has always been and will continue to be a passion for... more

Colin Broderick is a Northern Irish author and documentary filmmaker living in Manhattan. His first memoir Orangutan , Random House, details the first twenty years he spent living in New York City, drinking, working construction and... more

This episode features Thomas Joseph "T.J." English, "Author of The Savage City (2011), a NY Times best-selling account of racial turmoil between the NYPD and the Black Liberation Movement in the 60s and early 70s. Other best-sellers... more

This episode features an interview with Honor Finnegan, the Susan Boyle of quirky indie folk, only hotter. Her songs are humorous then heartbreaking with melodies that soar. Based in New York City, she has been making a splash in... more

This episode features Charles R. Hale, co-founder of Artists Without Walls (AWoW) a multi-cultural community of artists from all artistic disciplines whose purpose is to collaborate, create and showcase its works. Co-founders Charles... more

This episode features Kathryn Buford, Chief Visionary Officer/Lead Editress of Live Unchained, an organization that "represents black women's collective and individual creativity." "Live Unchained was born out of the desire to preserve,... more

This episode features Professor S. Torriano Berry, an associate professor at Howard University's Department of Radio, Television, and Film. We will discuss his self-published novel TEARS, a study on racism and its indoctrination into... more