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About the Book:Black FuturesKimberly Drew and Jenna Wortham have brought together this collection of work—images, photos, essays, memes, dialogues, recipes, tweets, poetry, and more—to tell the story of the radical, imaginative, provocative, and gorgeous world that Black creators are bringing forth today. The book presents a succession of startling and beautiful pieces that generate an entrancing rhythm: Readers will go from conversations with activists and academics to memes and Instagram posts, from powerful essays to dazzling paintings and insightful infographics.In answering the question of what it means to be Black and alive, Black Futures opens a prismatic vision of possibility for every reader.ABOUT THE EDITORS of Black Futures:KIMBERLY DREW is a writer, curator, and activist. Drew received her B.A. from Smith College in Art History and African-American Studies. During her time at Smith, she launched the Tumblr blog Black Contemporary Art, which has featured artwork by nearly 5,000 Black artists. Drew’s writing has appeared in Vanity Fair, Elle UK, and Glamour. She lives in Brooklyn, NY (just a few blocks away from Jenna Wortham). You can follow her at @museummammy on Instagram and Twitter.JENNA WORTHAM is a staff writer for The New York Times Magazine. She is also co-host of the podcast “,Still Processing ” a sound healer, reiki practitioner, and herbalist, all of which she lovingly practices on Kimberly Drew. She is currently working on a book about the body and dissociation. She lives in Brooklyn, New York. You can follow her at @jennydeluxe and Aldridge will join the Kimberly and Jenna to talk about their new book! Taylor Renee Aldridge is a writer and the visual arts curator and program manager at the California African American Museum (CAAM). Prior, she worked as an independent curator in her hometown Detroit, Michigan. She has organized exhibitions with the Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit Artist Market, Cranbrook Art Museum, and The Luminary (St. Louis). In 2015, along with art critic Jessica Lynne, she co-founded ARTS.BLACK, a journal of art criticism for Black perspectives. Her writing has appeared in Artforum, The Art Newspaper, Art21, ARTNews, Canadian Art, ContemporaryAnd, Detroit MetroTimes, Hyperallergic and SFMoMA’s Open Space. She has earned a M.L.A from Harvard University with a concentration in Museum Studies and B.A from Howard University with a concentration in Art History. The Book Ticket is ($47.40) and includes access to the virtual event , a copy of Black Futures book ($40) and shipping.All books will be shipped after Black Futures release date of December 1st. If you prefer to pick up your book contact the bookstore for pick times. Review “[A] multifaceted and visually arresting anthology of essays, poems, and art . . . Bold graphics, vibrant artwork in a plethora of styles and media, and contributions from activists, scholars, and journalists across a wide range of experiences and perspectives showcase the multidimensionality of Black voices in America. This unique and imaginative work issues a powerful call for justice, equality, and inclusion.”—Publishers Weekly Ingrid LaFleur’s Afrofuturist ‘Manifest Destiny’ makes it clear the future is Black by By Jasmine Espy for The Metro Times July 2019

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