Organization aims to bring Black science fiction genre to Mainers

(April 23, 2022)

Bangor Daily News

A federal grant will fund efforts by a Maine non-profit to teach residents across the state about a growing Black science fiction genre.

The National Endowment for the Humanities announced this month that it had granted the Maine Humanities Council $250,000 to teach people across Maine about Afrofuturism, a cultural movement most closely aligned with science fiction that typically portrays Black people in a technologically advanced future.

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