Are training programs the answer to racial equity?

In a recent Indiana Business Journal (IBJ) article author Hayleigh Colombo shared data from the recent Opportunity Atlas study showing major persistent income disparities between Blacks and Whites regardless of education and generation. She shares that “for every dollar the average white worker in Indianapolis earns…the average black worker born to high-income parents earns 73 cents.” Turning that into dollar …

Worf Journey of Blackness

Star Trek’s Lt. Cmdr. Worf and his Journey of Ontological Blackness Klingon-ness Maurice Broaddus’s work has appeared in Lightspeed Magazine, Weird Tales, Apex Magazine, Asimov’s, Cemetery Dance, Black Static, and many other publications; some of his stories were collected in The Voices of Martyrs. He wrote the trilogy The Knights of Breton Court and the novella Buffalo Soldier. ~~~ Identity …

Dance our way to a better Future

“Afrofuturism is me, us, as Black people, seeing ourselves in the future. Being as magical as we want to be.” –Janelle Monae Why Afrofuturism? Because we have to imagine the future we want to see. Let’s start with a re-cap of our Octavia Butler discussion. Octavia Butler’s work combines imagination with social, political, and even religious practice. It creates blueprints …