Introduction: And So Shaped the World
Sheree Renée Thomas


African Rhythm Fiction
Lynnée Denise

Processional Upstairs to Roof
C. Davida Ingram


His Hollow 
Sofia Samatar

Let Your Light Shine Before Men 
Christopher Caldwell

Eyes of Xhosa 
Iyanna L. Jones

Mahogany Soul 
Sandra Jackson-Opoku

Black Magic 
Cairo Amani

The Call of Mother Earth 
Arthur Flowers

Still Life with Hammers, a Broom & a Brick Stacker 
Tochi Onyebuchi

Ten Thousand Hours 
Alex Jennings

Portrait of a Young Zombie in Crisis 
Walidah Imarisha

Trapped Whispers (from Cell Therapy) 
Regina N. Bradley (Story) & John Jennings (Illustrations)

Seven Possible Futures for the Black Feminist Artist 
Alexis Pauline Gumbs

Aphasia & Other States of Reticence 
Johnette Marie Ellis

Silence of Family Trees 
Harry Reed

DiVida travels First Class 
DiVida contemplates the hard problem 
Monica A. Hand

Leader names all ionized matter after himself 
their pasts dropped at my feet 
for the letter kills but the Spirit gives life 
He himself was not the light; He came only as witness to the light 
Metta Sáma

Classification of Shifting, Bodies 
Alana Benoit

The Bean Between the E & the I 
LaShawn M. Wanak

Mable & Othello 
Mama Whodun

A Reading of Adire Cloth 
Land Bound (a Zuihitsu) 
Jacqueline Johnson

Red Giant Heartthrob 
Bianca Spriggs


Monica A. Hand

Otherwise Oblivion: A Tale of the New Old Black Resistance from the Futuretime 
Derek Lee McPhatter

The Wall 
M. Asli Dukan


Of Alien Abductions, Pocket Universes & Slave Narratives 
Isiah Lavender III

Slavery & the Afrofuture in Samuel R. Delany’s Stars in My Pocket Like Grains of Sand 
Dorothy Stringer

Afrofuturism, Cyborgs & the Fate of Imperialism in Bill Campbell’s Sunshine Patriots 
Jonathan Harvey

Afrofuturism 2.0 & the Black Speculative Arts Movement: Notes on a Manifesto 
Reynaldo Anderson

Speculative Sankofarration: Haunting Black Women in Contemporary Horror Fiction 
Kinitra D. Brooks, Alexis McGee & Stephanie Schoellman

Scratching at the Dark: A Visual Essay on EthnoGothic 
John Jennings


Black Object / White Smoke 
Alexandria Eregbu

Untitled #3 
Jermaine Harmon

Reflection (After the Deluge) 
Ivan Forde

We Got Next 
Stacey Robinson

Energy & Intention Reverberator with Grounding Circle 
Focus / Meditation Piece 
Rhonda Wheatley

Narcissus: My Partner & Myself 
The Astronaut: The American Dream 
Lyric Prince

Masquerades Fortune aka Masquerade. Cotton. Diana.
Soraya Jean-Louis McElroy

hot in the valley 
Kimberly M. Becoat

Time Travel Device: Super Wax’s Jazz Pyramid Raising Device 
Christina Springer

What Lies Beneath 
J. Johari Palacio