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Afrofuturism: “I felt a new sense of liberation and hopefulness” 

“This new discourse calls for the need to imagine a better future for Black people”: Sandrine Uwase Ndahiro examines the transformative power of Afrofuturism

Afrofuturism presents Black individuals with the notion of re-imagining their Black bodies in a position of power and greatness. This was evident when I watched the film Black Panther (2018). It was the first time that I can remember ever going to the cinema and watching a film that had a predominantly Black cast who were portrayed as royals, warriors, and superheroes. I remember bringing my little brothers along . . .

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