623: We Are in the Future

623: We Are in the Future

Aug 18, 2017
One of our producers, Neil Drumming, has recently become fascinated with Afrofuturism. It's more than sci-fi. It’s a way of looking at black culture that’s fantastic, creative, and oddly hopeful—which feels especially urgent during a time without a lot of optimism.

Featuring the new song "The Deep" by clppng. Original artwork by Paul Davey. Click to enlarge.
  • Comedian and actor Azie Dungey recounts her time playing a slave for visiting tourists at George Washington’s estate in Mount Vernon. (12 minutes) HistoryRace
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    • "Wake Up", Funkadelic

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