Afrofuturism: The Origin Story
Smithsonian Channel™ Special “Afrofuturism: The Origin Story” Premieres Thursday, November 10 at 8/7c
Smithsonian Channel™ is set to premiere a new special, Afrofuturism: The Origin Story, on Thursday, November 10 at 8/7c. This hour-long special introduces a movement expressed in literature, music and art, featuring futuristic or science fiction themes incorporating elements of Black history and culture. “Afrofuturism” may seem like a new term, but the word was coined decades ago to describe an artistic and cultural tradition that has existed before the transatlantic slave trade. So, what exactly does it mean? Join the conversation as a convergence of creative minds from diffe...