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Crosscurrents is our award-winning radio news magazine, broadcasting Mondays through Thursdays at 5 p.m. on 91.7 FM. We make joyful, informative stories that engage people across the economic, social, and cultural divides in our community. Listen to full episodes at kalw.org/crosscurrents

OMCA Curators bring black imagination onto a 'Voyage Into Afrofuturism'

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Alisha B Wormsley's "There Are Black People in the Future" at OMCA's Oak Street Plaza

Afrofuturism can be may things. It's the past, present, and future imagined through black cultural lens. It's where fantasy and science fiction mesh to envision culture where black people and ideas thrive. Oakland Museum's exhibit Mothership: Voyage into Afrofuturism showcases a journey for visitors to witness and celebrate black imagination. In this interview, Oakland Museum curator Rhonda Pagnozzi and consulting curator Essence Harden talk about how they gathered stories from different forms of media.

Click the play button above to listen to their conversation.