Afrofuturism: Past, Present, & Future

Afrofuturism, a transdisciplinary sub-genre of Science Fiction, represents the changing relations of science as it pertained to African American history and future history. Due to sociological factors and norms, a trend of under-representation has been persistent within the areas of Science Fiction, media, and popular culture.

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November 15, 2018

 Many Science Fiction films can now be linked to Afrofuturism in one way or another. Having an African American character that is represented within the film can be interpreted in many ways. In the past, African American actors were used as parts of the scenery, stereo...

November 1, 2018

 Later in 1967, through another Science Fiction text, the Euro-American author Harlan Ellison approaches the ideas of gender and race in his short story, “I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream”. One important change is there is are characters of different races within this...

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