take root among the stars (black & white) by rayo & honey
take root among the stars (black & white) by rayo & honey
take root among the stars (black & white) by rayo & honey
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take root among the stars (black & white)

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Prolific writer Octavia Butler's Parable of the Sower and Parable of the Talents were published in 1993 & 1998. In her words the books are a “cautionary tale”.

In the 20+ years since I first read them and as we’ve crept towards the time when of the speculative version of America that takes place between 2024 and 2035, I’ve come to see the prophecy in her work.


Written with the US is a failed state, fallen from superpower status. Global warming is causing water shortages and mass migrations. Crime, violence, and addiction are rampant. The President of the United States runs on the slogan, “Make America Great Again.” {I kid you not!!} At the books center is a young Black woman, Lauren Oya Olamina, who leads a movement of rebellion based on the principles of a new spirituality with principle teachings of “God is change”, and the belief that the human species’s destiny is to leave the used up earth and “take root among the stars”, beginning a new.

 

 


Because each piece is made by hand, production time is extended.

  • made from 100% 10oz cotton canvas
  • machine stitched seaming on all sides with corresponding thread
  • letters are black cut felt, affixed with heat
  • hang string is cotton black bias tape with hand knotted loops on a hard wood hang stick.
  • pennant measures 12.5 inches X 17 inches not including hang string
We currently have 2 in stock.