Black to the future: afrofuturism and tech power

The exclusion of blackness from the narrative of progress is strange considering that from the earliest roots of modernity, the black imagination has been a key contributor to social ‘futurism’, from the abolitionist and anti-colonialist movements, to providing the very aesthetics that we commonly associate with modernism and rebellion, such as jazz, cubism and rock and roll.

Source: Black to the future: afrofuturism and tech power | openDemocracy

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