Couple Thrown Out of Afropunk for Protest T-Shirt Questioning Festival’s Inclusivity, Eroding Punk Nature

Originally published for The Root.

It has been an oft-repeated refrain that the Afropunk Festival has changed from the punk-centered origins of its inception in the early 2000s—evolving well beyond the brainchild of James Spooner’s titular documentary to a festival powerhouse, with presence in three continents and five cites. Continue reading