Black Quantum Futurism, Camae Ayewa, Rasheedah Phillips, KOLUMN Magazine, KOLUMN

NextGen: Black Quantum Futurism Is a Women-Led Incubator Rooted In Black Liberation | OkayAfrica DIASPORA—Over the course of July we’ll be publishing short profiles, essays and interviews on the theme of “Afrofutures.” Together these stories will be a deep dive into the way African and diaspora thinkers, technologists and artists view a future for Africans in the world and outside of it.

Alternative History, Black History, KOLUMN Magazine, KOLUMN

3 Alternative History Timelines That Are Way Better Than ‘Confederate’ | OkayAfrica DIASPORA—I am almost certain that HBO and its artistic partners, David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, creators of the hit series Game of Thrones did not predict the backlash that has accompanied the announcement of their new project, Confederate—a series, which according to the press release, “takes place in an alternative timeline where the southern states have successfully seceded from the Union, giving rise to a nation in which slavery remains legal and has evolved into a modern institution.”