Afrotopia & Race in the Art World with Ingrid LaFleur

Courtesy of Ingrid LaFleur

A new film festival exploring the contemporary “Afrofuturism” art movement is underway at at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History in Detroit. It’s called “Afrotopia”, and it’s the project of Detroit native and globally known cultural producer Ingrid LaFleur. When she spoke with WDET’s Travis Wright, LaFleur talked about how “Afrotopia” is a response to a troubling homecoming.

Image credit: Courtesy of Ingrid LaFleur

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Travis Wright

Host, CultureShift

Bringing a voice balanced by humble humor and clever cultural insight to WDET’s afternoon airwaves.

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