Literature

Nnedi Okorafor's New Novel 'Akata Warrior' Just Released Today—And a Third Is In the Works

Nigerian-American science fiction author Nnedi Okorafor's new novel, "Akata Warrior" is out now.

Nnedi Okorafor's talented use of the pen is the gift that keeps on giving.

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Arts + Culture

The Artist is Present: Dennis Osadebe on Afrofuturism and Questioning What 'African Art' Really Means

For our lastest edition of 'The Aritst is Present', we catch up with Nigerian mixed media artist, Dennis Osadebe.

Afrofuturism looks at the past, present and future. It springs forth from a community whose past was removed and yearns for a future reminiscent of this past. It is complex. It calls blacks to reconstruct and deconstruct who they are. It calls them to decolonize themselves. They enter the imaginative space. It addresses the African diaspora’s needs through the lens of science fiction. Black concerns are disregarded as they enter the realm of space and transcend the confines of time.

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Arts + Culture

#Goals: Re-Imagining an Africa Where Gender and Sexuality Is Fluid

Before foreign invasion. Before cultural imperialism. Before the internalisation of Western values and ideals- there was a time of a tolerant and nuanced Africa- well much of it anyway.

By Thandiwe Ntshinga and Mamello Sejake

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