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Black Media, New Media & Technology
#Amplify #Aggregate #Agitate
Curating the End of the World & Creating New Futures: A Conversation with Dr. Reynaldo Anderson, Sheree Renee Thomas, and Andrew Rollins
Pic: Media day at The Hampton House, childhood home of
Chairman Fred Hampton, Activist & Revolutionary
Imagine our own Youtube and Netflix, being able to control our images in television & film. Our own Facebook and Twitter. Being able to discuss issues impacting our community without being labeled “black identity extremists’. Our own On Demand apps like AirBnB and Uber…. and reaping the fruits of our own steaming platforms. It starts with vision.
Pic: Nyota Uhura (via Beam robot) & Dr Reynaldo Anderson at the Institute For the Future, #BSAM Silicon Valley presents Afrofutures Festival + Exhibition | Intersection of Futures Thinking + Afrofuturist Visioning
“Google News” type platform, centralized location for unapologetic black perspectives on the news & issues impacting our community…. up to the minute, live and on demand, giving us the ability to inform, control the discourse and push back at false mainstream media narratives & propaganda.
Movement that grew out of the Ferguson uprising to connect and build with real authentic grassroots movements and actions including,
The Black Panther Cubs Triple Cs
The Black Men Lead Rite of Passage Initiative by Dr Rick Wallace
Hip Hop Chess Federation
Dynasty Hip Hop Mentoring Program
Global Awareness Through Hip Hop Culture