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Afrofuturism

[ af-roh-fyoo-chuh-riz-uhm ]
/ ˌæf roʊˈfyu tʃəˌrɪz əm /
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noun

a cultural movement that uses the frame of science fiction and fantasy to reimagine the history of the African diaspora and to invoke a vision of a technically advanced and generally hopeful future in which Black people thrive: this movement is expressed through art, cinema, literature, music, fashion, etc.

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Origin of Afrofuturism

Afro- + futurism; coined by U.S. author and critic Mark Dery (born 1959) in his essay “Black to the Future” (1993) published in Flame Wars: The Discourse of Cyberculture (1994)
Af·ro·fu·tur·ist, noun, adjective
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