Nnedi Okorafor Remarks on the Past, Present, and Future of Afrofuturism in New TED Talk

Hugo-winning author Nnedi Okorafor wasn’t inspired to dive into science fiction after reading Jules Verne or Isaac Asimov—in fact, she largely avoided traditional scifi as a kid because she couldn’t relate to the stories, characters, and ethical quandaries. Rather, she said her inspiration came after visiting her…

The World of Wakanda's Getting Bigger in Marvel's New Black Panther: Long Live The King Comic

Author Nnedi Okorafor is having a moment right now. In addition to working on a live-action adaptation of her novel Who Fears Death for HBO, contributing to Marvel’s ongoing Venomverse event, and publishing her twelfth book, Okorafor is also penning a new, series set in Wakanda, Black Panther: Long Live The King.