Nnedi Okorafor talks Afrofuturism and Sci-Fi on TED Talk

Science fiction, Hugo award winner and Marvel Author, Nnedi Okorafor recently spoke at TED Talk about her take on Afrofuturism and the effect her cultural background has had on the genre. On her book she asked; ‘So what if a Nigerian-American wrote science fiction? Growing up, I didn’t read much science fiction. I couldn’t relate to these stories preoccupied with xenophobia, colonization and seeing aliens as others. And I saw no reflection of anyone who looked like me in those narratives.’ She spoke a little more about the book “In the “Binti” novella trilogy, Binti leaves the planet to seek … Continue reading Nnedi Okorafor talks Afrofuturism and Sci-Fi on TED Talk