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Reviews of Black films, filmmakers, actors, and plays constitute the fourth section—Spike Lee's Bamboozled, blaxploitation movies, John Singleton’s Baby Boy, and Jeffrey Wright and Don Cheadle’s performance in a play by Suzan-Lori Parks. The final essay, on the documentary Black Power Mixtape, uses the film to think how civil rights expanded the literal physical space Blacks could occupy in lily-white America, while Black Power extended the range of our metaphysical assault on the American racial imaginary.

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