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

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Simon and Schuster, Sep 13, 2011 - Social Science - 272 pages
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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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Review: Who's Afraid of Post-Blackness? What it Means to Be Black Now

User Review  - Monique - Goodreads

A highly recommended read. In fact, I am going to let what I read marinate for another year and read it again. This time I am not going to be afraid to highlight sections that I love. For my full review go to my blog: http:// Read full review

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

User Review  - Lia - Goodreads

This is a really great discussion of Black American culture and identity now. Touré talks to over 100 artists, media makers, academics, politicians and other notables and there are a lot of ideas ... Read full review

Contents

Forty Million Ways to Be Black
1
Keep It Real Is a Prison
19
The Rise and Fall of a PostBlack King
57
Shut up Touré You Aint Black
75
The Most Racist Thing That Ever Happened Chapter Six The Blacker the Berry the Sweeter the Juice
115
How to Build More Baracks
175
We Are Quintessential Americans
189
Bios
217
Acknowledgments
243
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About the author (2011)

Touré is a cohost of MSNBC’s The Cycle and a columnist for Time.com. He is the author of four books, including Who’s Afraid of Post-Blackness?, a New York Times and Washington Post notable book, and I Would Die 4 U: Why Prince Became an Icon. He lives in Brooklyn.

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