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Award-winning show bringing knowledge to the digital community! At the Edge discusses ideas, crossing cultural 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. http://afrofuturismscholar.com

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It was from, and because of the hard living conditions of slavery, the spiritual was born. The spiritual was the creation of the American slaves brought from Africa. Spirituals expressed the history, treatment, and thoughts of Black people in the... more

Dr. April Massey, Ph.D.–my Dean at UDC is coming on again and we are going to talk about building bridges across disciplines, across humanities and STEM, gender, race, and more. Please join us–she is doing what many... more

In Professor Jameel Paulin's 2020 MFA project "Congo Square", an audio-visual album produced and developed for virtual reality, Paulin situates Afrofuturism and hip-hop within the long history of Afrocentric aesthetic and spiritual practices;... more

Three Black British women from different centuries who are pioneers in using the power of the pen and in doing so have highlighted the Black experience in Britain: Mary Seacole 19th century - First Black woman to publish an autobiography... more

Dr. Rosie Sneed is currently an associate professor in the Biology Program, Division of Science and Mathematics at the University of the District of Columbia, Washington DC. Dr. Sneed's current research centers on planarian... more

Vanessa Maddox CEO of V.R. Maddox Consulting LLC Founder, #BlackWallStreet: Loudoun Community Think Tank Vee Maddox CEO, V.R. Maddox Consulting LLC Founder, #GetHired Employment Community Founder,... more

Ajeune Lynch is a black feminist committed to improving the lives of black queer people and femmes. She is a graduating senior at UDC. Ajeune currently serves as a housing advocacy specialist for a local non-profit. She is also a member... more

Jamila A Stone, a recent alum of the English Program at UDC, not only successfully published a Urban Fantasy/Paranormal/LGBTQ book series and a murder mystery/crime series but created her own publishing company here in... more

Born and raised in South Dakota, Chase Duffy has been studying in DC for the past four years and UDC for the last two. He has been working on a collection of poetry over this time. He intends to go into teaching high school English in... more

Dr. Craig Wynne, the newest professor in the English Program at UDC, will be the next guest on my podcast show At the Edge: Think Culture. We will talk about Dr. Wynne's latest book ?How to be a Happy Bachelor? (2020), where he discusses... more

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