As part of Allied Media Projects' Speakers Bureau, in partnership with the Deschutes Public Library,  join writer and educator Walidah Imarisha for a virtual "think and drink" discussion on science fiction and social justice. In this presentation, Imarisha will explore the idea of "visionary fiction," fantastical art that aids in imagining, and building new just futures. Engaging with the work of Octavia E. Butler, renowned Black feminist science fiction writer and public intellectual, Imarisha connects science fiction to social change, showing the necessity of imagination to change the world.  

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