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Letters to our ancestors purpose

Aug. 31, 2021 2:45 pm

Letters to our ancestors

In this guest column, the three coauthors of the recent report "How the Pandemic Response Has Failed Young People" write letters to themselves from their descendants, imagining a future transformed by youth-empowering policies.
Black ancestors take up metaphysical residence at Hatfield House through image and artifact purpose

Aug. 16, 2021 9:41 am

Black ancestors take up metaphysical residence at Hatfield House through image and artifact

Through "Ancestors returning again/this time only to themselves" Black Quantum Futurism creates a site-specific time capsule where quantum physics,  Afro-futurism and Afro-diasporic cultural tradition can coexist.
Time is key: Applying a Black Quantum Futurist lens to understanding solutions to housing inequality purpose

Jun. 9, 2021 12:59 pm

Time is key: Applying a Black Quantum Futurist lens to understanding solutions to housing inequality

It is only when people feel they have a stake in a future that is non deterministic, not associated with economic gain, and rooted in community, can possibilities for hope, creative control, and meaningful access spring forward.
The Afrofuturist Affair got some love from The New York Times purpose

Dec. 19, 2016 10:01 am

The Afrofuturist Affair got some love from The New York Times

Founded by Community Legal Services attorney and sci-fi writer Rasheedah Phillips, the collective was name-dropped in a Times piece on contemporary Afrofuturism.
Why Rasheedah Phillips wants Temple University to collaborate on Community Futures Lab purpose

Sep. 14, 2016 8:39 am

Why Rasheedah Phillips wants Temple University to collaborate on Community Futures Lab

The sci-fi author and housing attorney wants to see support from her alma mater as her art collective attempts to heal and preserve an adjacent community.

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