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A lifelong student of Black History, I have a special interest in the many unappreciated or ignored contributions of black scientist and/or inventors. I am currently seeking the development of the story of Garrett Morgan's heroic rescue of workers trapped under Lake Erie in 1916 using his invention, the gas mask.
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Black Prophets

Posted on October 23, 2009 at 5:30pm 2 Comments

I am going to make the rather radical statement that Science Fiction as a genre is "modern" prophesy. It is prophetic because it states with great accuracy who men and women will react when the changes caused by new technologies alter our environment. Whether it be faster-than-light space travel, meeting new species, or facing god-like decisions that new technology made possible.



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At 4:17pm on February 20, 2012, Jarvis Sheffield - Admin said…

Wassup man?

At 11:20pm on November 10, 2009, Night Manager said…
HAPPY BIRTHDAY CHARLES!
MANY MORE!
At 1:53pm on October 27, 2009, Troy CLE said…
Thanks for the friend request. I hope you get a chance to check my books out.
At 9:21am on September 30, 2009, maherpa said…
thank you
At 9:18am on September 24, 2009, maherpa said…
welcome
At 6:25am on July 24, 2009, Nu Flav Media said…
Thanks for becoming a friend.
At 8:56am on July 17, 2009, Eugene Allen Wilson said…
Hello Mr. Grimmett,

I appreciate your aspect of the profile regarding how main stream media has generally ignored the creative ideas and inventions of black people. Fortunately, "main stream" is now becoming more diversified. When I was in elementary school during the 1960's, we were taught mostly European and Caucasian American history. And of course, the only advances made by black people were how to be better slaves.

A few months ago, I stumbled onto a magazine entitled American Legacy. I was utterly blown away by the rich cultural heritage as well as the phenomenal advances made by black people in American history-events that were never mentioned when I was going to school.

As a lover of accurately portrayed history, I have appreciated over the decades the contributions by people of all races, especially minorities. Now we're breaking down walls in the science fiction genre. Please do not get me wrong. I am quite fond of science fiction movies like Star Trek, Star Wars, Star Gate SG-1 and Star Gate Atlantis.

But I have a plan too. They are called the Anatahn Military Alliance. These “brothers from outer space” will be far more menacing than any Borg.
At 10:25am on July 14, 2009, Ronald T. Jones said…
Thanks Charles for the links. I can never get enough information on this fantastic topic!
 
 
 

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3D printing the future

Posted by ARCELIUS SCOTT on August 15, 2018 at 11:30am 0 Comments

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/114240903/drawns-3d-printed-range-of-design-furniture?ref=discovery&ref=discovery&term=3d%20printed

As of today Spacefans, the link above shows my new goal for my future in the 3D printing industry. 3D print farms are on the agenda for us to build our own, create our own, and own our own manufacturing methods and processes. After we meet the goal of 3D print farms, we should most definitely set our sights on using industrial articulating robots to "scale up" the manufacturing capability within the community.

A robot can cost anywhere between $25,000 and $100,000 but the industrious entrepreneur should be able to find one on the lower end of the spectrum. I'm not here to sell robots, just here to share vision with…

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3D printing the future

Posted by ARCELIUS SCOTT on August 15, 2018 at 11:30am 0 Comments

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/114240903/drawns-3d-printed-range-of-design-furniture?ref=discovery&ref=discovery&term=3d%20printed

As of today Spacefans, the link above shows my new goal for my future in the 3D printing industry. 3D print farms are on the agenda for us to build our own, create our own, and own our own manufacturing methods and processes. After we meet the goal of 3D print farms, we should most definitely set our sights on using industrial articulating robots to "scale up" the manufacturing capability within the community.

A robot can cost anywhere between $25,000 and $100,000 but the industrious entrepreneur should be able to find one on the lower end of the spectrum. I'm not here to sell robots, just here to share vision with…

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Finding your favorite indie Black Age products?

Posted by Turtel Onli on August 14, 2018 at 7:52am 1 Comment

At a time when the indie Black Age of Comics movement is now nation wide with indie conventions in Atlanta, Chicago, Detroit, New York and San Francisco, a question emerges.  Where do you find a dedicated spinning rack of indie produced / published Black Age products?  Hmmmm?  No where except Chicago at the Du Sable Museum and the urban internet cafe' Copy Cat.  In each of the other markets listed, no rack.  Not even where there is a Black owned comic book store.  The internet alone will not reach the under served market.

This is a great opportunity & challenge foe legal honest industrious folks.  To market and distribute the Black Age of Comics indie products.

OK..... you say were the regular stores contacted?  Of course. ONLI STUDIOS even offered them spinning racks.  They…

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Afrofuturism Lives . pt.3

Posted by Winston Blakely on August 10, 2018 at 10:52am 1 Comment

   It's time for a  3rd installment of Afro futurism Lives... Hopefully this       one will be well received.

   I also have books available at amazon.com featuring these heroes 

   invisoned in these ads.

   Today, you are looking at the Warrior Mysterian, he is a combo

    of Conan and Dr.Strange.  I seem to be fond of both genres

    and put forth the effort to create something unique.  

     Here is the ad for this week.

  

        

   

      check the link below for t shirts and posters...

        https://www.teepublic.com/user/winston5

         and for books,check this…

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Afrofuturism Lives . pt.2

Posted by Winston Blakely on August 3, 2018 at 2:58pm 0 Comments

        Hello, Afrofuturistic enthusiastic fans... time for a new ad promoting this subject.

        This hero is an upcoming self published  character in an anthology that I will revealed in a

         future blog.

          But his name is on the t-shirt attributed to the genre that he is a part of.

          So go ahead and take a look and see what you like.

           My storefront is rapidly growing with images of great interest.

             

                   Here is the link for you to explore my archives of art images.

                       …

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They Are Q...

Posted by Reginald L. Goodwin on August 3, 2018 at 5:30am 0 Comments

Image Source: DC Villains/Anarchy Wiki page 

Topics: Civics, Existentialism, Philosophy, Politics

I'm taking two weeks off before the fall semester and my sophomore year in graduate school. Tomorrow (Saturday, August 4th), I'll be giving a presentation on…
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TESS...

Posted by Reginald L. Goodwin on August 2, 2018 at 9:58am 0 Comments

The Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite will search more than 85% of the sky.Credit: Leif Heimbold/NASA

Topics: Exoplanets, NASA, Planetary Science, Space Exploration, Star Trek

"Space: the final frontier. These are the voyages of the starship Enterprise. Her five-year mission: to explore strange new worlds. To seek…
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Aura, The Art of Winston Blakely

Posted by Winston Blakely on August 2, 2018 at 6:55am 0 Comments

           Hello, Afrofuturistic fans... We are one day away from my continued campaign for Afrofuturistic

           images at tee.public.com

           Yes, a new ad exploring this culturally esteem event.

            But I would like to present to you a book full of such art.

           Aura, The Art of Winston Blakely, by yours truly is an personal adventure

          into my studio archives.

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