A pure solar world : Sun Ra and the birth of Afrofuturism
Surveying the range of Sun Ra’s extraordinary creativity, this book explores how the father of Afrofuturism brought “space music” to a planet in need of transformation, supporting the aspirations of black people in an inhospitable white world.
University of Texas Press
Sun Ra; Jazz musicians -- Biography; Jazz -- History and criticism
Ancient Philosophy | Asian History | History | Music | Near Eastern Languages and Societies | United States History
Youngquist, Paul. A Pure Solar World: Sun Ra and the Birth of Afrofuturism. University of Texas Press, Austin, 2016.