Ville Vaarne, communications manager of the Finnish Library Association, has received over 200,000 hits with a Youtube video about US President Trump. For Vaarne the proof that social media is a must for libraries.
Futuristic worlds are often shaped by Western visions of humankind’s destiny. Afrofuturism offers an alternative that emphasizes how entrenched mainstream science fiction genre has become. This African-inspired vision is gathering ground in film, literature and music, and is about so much more than just launching Black protagonists into space.