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Past Events 2018



Afrofuturism Lounge, Brokers Building Gallery, 402 Market Street, San Diego, CA


Afrofuturism Dream Tank, Brokers Building Gallery, 402 Market Street, San Diego, CA 92101:30pm - 9pm

Day 1: Gallery Viewing and Reception​ and Performance Art by Organics

Day 2: Presentations and Interactive Workshops featuring Adrea Barros, Maria Dowd, Tez​ Teshome

Day 3: Future focused discussions led by Dr. LaWana Firyali Richmond and Qamar Allen Bradford using Black Agenda Beyond the Year 2000 and potential future states. Marcus Garvey Black Family Unity Day was one of byproducts of discussion. 



Philosophy Talk - What is AfroFuturism at Central Library, 330 Park Blvd., San Diego , CA 92101






Afrofuturism Summit at Kuumba Fest, Lyceum Theatres, 79 Horton Plaza, San Diego, CA 92101

Day 1

3pm Black Storytellers of San Diego, Story: Follow the Drinking Gourd and Film: When They Could Fly

4:30pm Keynote: Dr. LW Firyali Richmond - The Challenge of Afrofuturism

5:45pm Panel: Multigenerational Discussion - Building Trust and Respect in the Community Facilitated by Qamar Bradford with Panelists: Dr. Willie Blair, Makeda Dread, and Rev. Shane Harris

Day 2 

4:00pm Panel: Prof. T Ford - Using creativity for progress in the struggle to deprogram, heal and rebuild from the trauma of the enslavement experience.

Day 3

11:00 am - Mass Incarceration Screening and Discussion

Day 4

1:30 pm Writers and Artists Discuss Creating Visions of the Future Through Their Work

Kisha Williams-Phillips, Rev. Alyce Smith Cooper, Dr. Judy Sundayo, Jamie V. Jones, Dr. LW Firyali, and more

Photo Gallery

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