Sun Ra and His Arkestra| Afrofuturism

Hello, my kids! Gather around and let me tell you another story about the Great Sun Ra!! So, if you don't remember where we left off in the last post, click here. For four decades, from the early fifties until his death in 1993, Sun Ra and his Arkestra baffled, dazzled and aggravated jazz fans… Continue reading Sun Ra and His Arkestra| Afrofuturism

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Sun Ra| Afrofuturism

Hello, Hello! We are back at it again! This post is apart of a series I am doing on Afrofuturism. I will be posting something new every week! While doing my research, I was so excited to learn that Afrofuturism began back in the '50s with an artist named Sun Ra. I first heard of… Continue reading Sun Ra| Afrofuturism

Intro to Afrofuturism|Afrofuturism.

Hello and welcome! I wanted to start a blog series discussing Afrofuturism because I've been writing my senior project as a literature major at SUNY Purchase. My initial plan was to write my project on the representation of people of color in Science Fiction literature. When I first started writing, I realized that writing about… Continue reading Intro to Afrofuturism|Afrofuturism.