What's My Name?: Black Vernacular Intellectuals

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U of Minnesota Press, 1997 - African Americans - 610 pages
 

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Muhammad Ali Third World Contender
27
CLR James Marginal Intellectual
95
Stuart Hall the Scholarship Boy
149
Bob Marley Postcolonial Sufferer
215
Notes
275
Permissions
297
Index
299
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Page 9 - When one distinguishes between intellectuals and non-intellectuals, one is referring in reality only to the immediate social function of the professional category of the intellectuals, that is, one has in mind the direction in which their specific professional activity is weighted, whether towards intellectual elaboration or towards muscular-nervous effort.
Page 39 - I am America. I am the part you won't recognize, but get used to me. Black, confident, cocky - my name, not yours. My religion, not yours. My goal, my own. Get used to me,

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