Rasheedah Phillips

About Rasheedah Phillips

Rasheedah Phillips is the Managing Attorney of the Housing unit at Community Legal Services, an author, mother, Afrofuturist, and Aries living and working out of Philadelphia. In her writing, Phillips explores futurism, time travel, and alternative temporalities. She is also the creator of The AfroFuturist Affair, a grassroots events-based organization, and a founding member of Metropolarity Spec Fic Collective. In 2014 she independently published her first speculative fiction collection, Recurrence Plot (and Other Time Travel Tales), and has self-published two anthologies of experimental essays from Black visionary writers called Black Quantum Futurism: Theory & Practice Vol I. Phillips was a 2015 artist-in-residence with West Philadelphia Neighborhood Time Exchange as part of Black Quantum Futurism Collective, and is a 2016 A Blade of Grass Fellow. Phillips has work appearing in the book “Keywords for Radicals: The Contested Vocabulary of Late Capitalist Struggle” and has had work published in the Temple University Political and Civil Rights Journal, Atlanta Black Star, and other publications.