Village Laundromat owner Roy Burton did not receive his Chicago Bears season tickets by certified mail like he usually does. His tickets were hand delivered this year by former Chicago Bears player Dan Hampton.
The aesthetic explored in Afrofuturism, said author and filmmaker Ytasha Womack, has existed throughout the Black Diaspora. Writers such as Octavia E. Butler and W.E.B. Du Bois were writing about black identity years ago, said Womack. People are just rediscovering these works.
Bill Campbell, along with author Ytasha L. Womack, will be discussing their work at the Oak Park Public Library on Thursday, July 10 at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday Journal recently interviewed him on the subject of Afrofuturism.