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Who's Afraid of Post-Blackness?: What It Means to Be Black Now

Who's Afraid of Post-Blackness?: What It Means to Be Black Now

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Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars3.5/5 (12 ratings)
Length: 350 pages6 hours

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Now in paperback, “one of the most acutely observed accounts of what it is like to be young, Black, and middle-class in contemporary America…told in a distinctive voice that is often humorous…but always intensely engaging” (Orlando Patterson, The New York Times).

In this provocative book, writer and cultural critic Touré explores the concept of Post-Blackness: the ability for someone to be rooted in but not restricted by their race. Drawing on his own experiences and those of 105 luminaries, he argues that racial identity should be understood as fluid, complex, and self-determined.
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Who's Afraid of Post-Blackness?: What It Means to Be Black Now

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Book Information

Who's Afraid of Post-Blackness?: What It Means to Be Black Now

Ratings:
Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars3.5/5 (12 ratings)
Length: 350 pages6 hours

Description

Now in paperback, “one of the most acutely observed accounts of what it is like to be young, Black, and middle-class in contemporary America…told in a distinctive voice that is often humorous…but always intensely engaging” (Orlando Patterson, The New York Times).

In this provocative book, writer and cultural critic Touré explores the concept of Post-Blackness: the ability for someone to be rooted in but not restricted by their race. Drawing on his own experiences and those of 105 luminaries, he argues that racial identity should be understood as fluid, complex, and self-determined.
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