Afrofuturism is on the Radar once again, and this time we explore its relationship to Cyberpunk, a related Science Fiction genre.
Cyberpunk is a…
Urban Fantastic Podcast 12 - Genesis Man
This month's Urban Fantastic Podcast has me delving into Jarvis Sheffield's story, finding out what makes the powerhouse behind the Black Science Fiction Society and the Genesis platforms tick.…
HAPPY MARTIN LUTHER KING JR DAY!
My wife and I were in the local MLK Walk today. We also donated suits and coats! Last year I was obese and hated walking to the mailbox. Losing 100lbs had made a huge impact on my life.…Continue
Added by Jarvis Sheffield - Admin on January 15, 2018 at 8:49pm — No Comments
Afrofuturism on PBS
(The Good Part Starts at 16:30)
I thought you might like this: http://www.pbs.org/video/2365794059/…Continue
Added by Jarvis Sheffield - Admin on April 24, 2017 at 8:30am — No Comments
I don't have that much of a problem with Marvel and DC characters. I tend to think there is room for both mainstream and…Continue
Happy Black History Month!
Today was a great day! I want to thank Sherard Jackson and Chasitie Goodman for a fantastic Afrofuturism Day at Antioch High School!…Continue
Added by Jarvis Sheffield - Admin on December 4, 2015 at 12:14am — No Comments
October 1 – Black Science Fiction Society
THE TIME IS NOW! DON’T LET THE DAY GO BY WITHOUT GETTING IN ON THIS.
Hi everyone, this is the week of our campaign to raise funding for our Earth Squadron Afrofuturistic Sci-Fi…Continue
Added by Jarvis Sheffield - Admin on February 14, 2014 at 3:57pm — No Comments
I WANT TO THANK EVERYONE FOR THE OUTPOURING OF WELL WISHES AND SUPPORT ON MY 42ND BIRTHDAY YESTERDAY. YOU ARE WONDERFUL PEOPLE AND YOUR KIND WORDS ARE MUCH APPRECIATED!Continue
IT’S MY BIRTHDAY!!!!
THE ADMIN CELEBRATES 42 TRIPS AROUND THE SUN!
Hello, everyone I want to thank you for your ongoing support for www.BlackScienceFictionSociety.com
I enjoy maintaining the site, producing the books and magazines and doing…Continue
It is time for us to make some Afrofuturistic 3D Action Films!
We are down to our last few weeks on our campaign to raise funds for the Earth Squadron movie. We need everyone that reads this to please donate to make…Continue
The campaign to get the Earth Squadron futuristic, 3D, Sci-Fi, action film made is well…Continue
The campaign for our, “Earth Squadron” Movie has been underway for a couple weeks now and we have made significant gains on the campaign. We still have a long way to go and we would humbly ask that If you like Black Sci-Fi, if we have purchased your books or contributed to your campaign to please support us now. This is serious business. We often ask why we do not have this or why we do not have that, it is because we have to make it ourselves and support…Continue
Added by Jarvis Sheffield - Admin on January 24, 2014 at 1:27pm — No Comments
WILL YOU JOIN ME AND BE PART OF THE SOLUTION?
This is a serious matter needing close attention. There are many things going on in our society that are very wrong these days as we well know. Will you be part of the problem or part of the solution? There is a saying by Edmund Burke, “All it takes for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing.” Our…Continue
Happy New Year! 2013 was a great year and now 2014 holds many more possibilities for creative thought and development. We’re excited about getting things going. We want to ramp up our efforts to really make a greater impact in…Continue
Added by Jarvis Sheffield - Admin on January 4, 2014 at 4:29pm — No Comments
The 18-year-old who built a nuclear reactor
Editor's note: Taylor Wilson is the subject of CNN's "The Next List" on Sunday at 2 p.m. ET.
By The Next List Staff, CNN
(CNN) - At 18, Taylor Wilson has probably accomplished more than most people will in a lifetime.
He is the youngest person in the world to build a nuclear fusion reactor. And he won national acclaim for a counter terror device that sniffs out nuclear material in cargo containers. If that’s…
Added by Jarvis Sheffield - Admin on April 26, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments
The State of Black Sci-Fi 2012: Why is it Important to Show Race, Culture, Minority Politics or Ethnicity in Sci-Fi?
To me showing race is science fiction is as important and the story itself. I will sum it up in this quote. “Black Science Fiction is of the utmost importance. Our…