As we near the end of what has been traditionally known as Black History Month, it’s a good opportunity to talk about the people shaping Black Futures. The Movement for Black Lives defines Black Futures Month as “a visionary, forward-looking spin on celebrations of Blackness in February… using this time to both consider and celebrate our Black radical history, and to dream and imagine a world in which we are free and self-determined.”
3. Charlese Antionette is one of the nation’s top costume designers, recently showcasing her skills as lead designer for Judas and the Black Messiah. She is also the founder of the Black Designer Database. Her pick: Aaron Clanton, founder of 9toFive.