The Black Fantastic: Highlights of Pre-World War II African and African-American Speculative Fiction

Africans, and those of African descent, have not been treated well by speculative fiction, both inside its texts and in real life. Anti-African racism is a fact of life in Western culture, and was even more pronounced before 1945. Not surprisingly, the number of works of speculative fiction written by black writers is low. But that number is not zero, and it\’s worth taking a look at the fantasy and science fiction stories that black writers produced before 1945.

via The Black Fantastic: Highlights of Pre-World War II African and African-American Speculative Fiction.

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