Secrets of the Vanguard Order: An Afrofuturist Novel

A project in Suffolk, VA by Jomo W. Mutegi

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A story that weaves science, philosophy and Afrikan liberation into a fun, easy to read, page turner.
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Funded: $3,101 of $3,000
Dates: Nov 28th -> Jan 1st (35 days)
Project By: Jomo W. Mutegi
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Latest News

Live Reading #1 (Tuesday, December 26, 2023)

December 30th - via:
Habari Gani? Umoja! The first principle of Kwanzaa is Umoja, which reminds us of the importance of our unity. On the first day of Kwanzaa, we read the Prolusion and Book 1, Chapter 1. Please find the recording of that reading below. Please join us... (Read More)

Live Reading #4 (Friday, December 29, 2023)

December 30th - via:
Habari Gani? Nia! Today's Kwanzaa principle is Nia, which means purpose. We had our fourth live reading last night. We read Book 2, Chapter 1. In this chapter, Kamau is introduced to life at the Akhet. Tonight, we will not have a live reading. Today... (Read More)

Live Reading #3 (Thursday, December 28, 2023)

December 29th - via:
Habari Gani? Ujima! Today's Kwanzaa principle is Ujima, collective work and responsibility. We had our third live reading today. We read Book 1, Chapter 3. That brings us to the end of the Book 1. In this chapter, Kamau finds himself abducted and... (Read More)

Live Reading #2 (Wednesday, December 27, 2023)

December 28th - via:
Habari Gani? Kujichagulia! Today's Kwanzaa principle is Kujichagulia, self-determination. We had our second live reading today. We read Book 1, Chapter 2. In this chapter, Kamau learns that his parents want to send him away for the summer, so he will... (Read More)

Live Dramatic Readings: Kamau Njama Discovers Secrets of the Vanguard Order

December 26th - via:
Friends, Over the next seven days (throughout Kwanzaa 2023), I will be hosting live readings of the forthcoming novel, Kamau Njama Discovers Secrets of the Vanguard Order. Readings will take place each evening from 7:00pm-8:00pm. We will meet via... (Read More)

When Truth is Stranger than Fiction

December 5th - via:
Dear Friends, A few people have asked me how I came to write this book.¬†When I told them, I know they didn't believe me. I would not believe me. But what could I do? The irony is that the story of how this book came to be is stranger than fiction.... (Read More)

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