Ytasha L. Womack





Ytasha L. Womack

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Ytasha L. Womack is an award-winning filmmaker/author/journalist and choreographer. She is author/creator of the popfuturist/afrofuturist novel 2212:Book of Rayla, first of the groundbreaking Rayla 2212 series. Her other books include the critically acclaimed Post Black: How a New Generation is Redefining African American Identity, a popular cultural studies text universities across the US, and her most recent work Afrofuturism: The World of Black Sci Fi and Fantasy Culture. She also co-edited the anthology Beats, Rhymes and Life: What We Love and Hate About Hip Hop.

A Chicago native, her film projects include The Engagement (director) and Love Shorts (producer/writer). A social media and pop culture expert, she frequently consults and guest...more


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Afrofuturism Symposium 1


Do you want to learn more about Afrofuturism? On Oct. 18 Vanderbilt Divintiy School in Tennessee hosts the Afrofuturism & Black Theology Conference. This event will discuss Afrofuturism in Black Theology and how it relates to Race, Gender, and Sexuality.George Clinton, singer, songwriter and mastermind of the Parliament-Funkadelic collective, will be featured speaker.


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Average rating: 3.88 · 132 ratings · 27 reviews · 4 distinct works · Similar authors
Afrofuturism: The World of ...
4.03 of 5 stars 4.03 avg rating — 70 ratings — published 2013 — 5 editions
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Post Black: How a New Gener...
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3.9 of 5 stars 3.90 avg rating — 40 ratings — published 2010 — 5 editions
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Beats Rhymes & Life: What W...
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3.16 of 5 stars 3.16 avg rating — 19 ratings — published 2007
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2212: Book of Rayla (Rayla ...
4.67 of 5 stars 4.67 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2011
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