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WHAT’S IN A NAME? Afrofuturism vs. Black Speculative Fiction!

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WHAT’S IN A NAME? Afrofuturism vs. Black Speculative Fiction!

Afrofuturism

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Recently, in the popular Facebook group – State of Black Science Fiction 2012 (2012 is the year the collective of authors, artists, musicians, game creators, filmmakers and fans formed) – I asked the following question:

“Why is there no clear cut definition of ‘Afrofuturism’? Is it because the term was not coined by a person of African descent, thus the examination comes from an external lens?…

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