Progressive Underground: ‘Where It Rains in Color’ reimagines beauty standards through Afro-futurism

(Article posted by Chris Campbell on Photo Credit: Denise Crittendon, Angry Robot Books)

Detroit author and former journalist Denise Crittendon discusses her foray into the genre and how she hopes to empower Black women.

Afro-futurism has been an emerging sub-genre within both music and literature — and it’s been rewriting the rules of engagement for how those of the African diaspora are perceived. With the release of “Where It Rains in Color,” Detroit author and novelist Denise Crittendon hopes to add a colorful mosaic to the genre while reimagining beauty stereotypes among Black women…

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