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Experts Say Afrofuturistic Storytelling In Comics Is Booming

Afrofuturism — the movement and aesthetic that reimagines and melds African diasporic history and culture with science fiction — is having an explosion in the mainstream, particularly in comics and graphic novels.

Reset brings on a Chicago-based Afrofuturist writer and leading expert to get her take on the reported boom and title recommendations for newcomers.

GUEST: Ytasha Womack, filmmaker and author of Afrofuturism: The World of Black Sci-Fi and Fantasy Culture and Rayla 2212

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