Book Cover Image of Black Futures (paperback) by Kimberly Drew and Jenna Wortham

Black Futures (paperback)
by Kimberly Drew and Jenna Wortham

    Publication Date: Oct 26, 2021
    List Price: $25.00
    Format: Paperback, 544 pages
    Classification: Nonfiction
    ISBN13: 9780399181153
    Imprint: One World
    Publisher: Penguin Random House
    Parent Company: Bertelsmann

    Paperback Description:

    “A literary experience unlike any I’ve had in recent memory … a blueprint for this moment and the next, for where Black folks have been and where they might be going.”—The New York Times Book Review (Editors’ Choice)

    What does it mean to be Black and alive right now?

    Kimberly Drew and Jenna Wortham have brought together this collection of work—images, photos, essays, memes, dialogues, recipes, tweets, poetry, and more—to tell the story of the radical, imaginative, provocative, and gorgeous world that Black creators are bringing forth today. The book presents a succession of startling and beautiful pieces that generate an entrancing rhythm: Readers will go from conversations with activists and academics to memes and Instagram posts, from powerful essays to dazzling paintings and insightful infographics.

    In answering the question of what it means to be Black and alive, Black Futures opens a prismatic vision of possibility for every reader.