How Afrofuturism Can Inspire a Better Post-Pandemic World

Joseph Dana
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4 min readOct 14, 2021

They may be works of fiction and art, but the “Black Panther” blockbuster and the “cosmic” compositions of jazz legend Sun Ra represent a genre that could offer inspiration for how we rebuild in a post-pandemic future.

Afrofuturism is an artistic movement that re-imagines worlds through the lens of black culture, including science, technology, and the arts. While it…