How Afrofuturism helped me cope with post-pandemic uncertainty

“In December, the approval of two coronavirus vaccines in the United States renewed hopes that the pandemic was almost over. With it came a deep craving to go back to the so-called “before times.” For many, the only way to overcome a thing as awful as the pandemic is to pretend it never happened. They imagine the world as if coronavirus put it on pause, and a vaccine will allow us to resume right where we left off. While it is easy to condemn this reflex, part of it rests in the simple fact that most people are not taught how to navigate an uncertain future.”

Source: https://www.mic.com/p/how-afrofuturism-helped-me-cope-with-post-pandemic-uncertainty-52796886

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