The Austin Chronicle‘s the paper of the future with an all science fiction edition. News, books, music, everything. (I’m especially excited about the music—The Day the Earth Stood Still and afronauts).
Preserved from usenet, Mark Dery’s 1994 essay on Afrofuturism: “Hack this: Why do so few African-Americans write science fiction, a genre whose close encounters with the Other—the stranger in a strange land—would seem uniquely suited to the concerns of African-American novelists? …. This is especially perplexing in light […]
It’s a history of Afronauts in music, from Rev. A.W. Nix to Sun Ra to Lil Wayne.