Tags » Afrofuturism
Over on The Cultural Gutter, I’m writing about Nalo Hopkinson’s dystopian science fiction novel Brown Girl in the Ring. A Relative Dystopia is a look at how our culture, upbringing, and personal experiences can shape what we define as a dystopian future, and how people of a different race can look at the exact same thing at the exact same time and take away very different impressions.
What happens when you wish for what for something better than you have? Usually you must be careful what you wish for.
Mbwana and his friend are tired of their life in Zanzibar, and wish to have their hometown become a tourist attraction like Buckingham Palace, the Eiffel Tower, or the Taj Mahal. 242 more words
Bottle Service #7 (Thirty Stories in Thirty Days)
by Cherie Ann Turpin
A quiet crowd hovered in the alleyway between  street leading up to the dull, gray door of Aremwen’s Parlour near opening time, 11 p.m. 538 more words