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The introduction describes the origins of Greg Tate’s love of all things Black culture or, more specifically, of Black cognition—the way Black people think, mentally and physically, and how those ways of thinking and being inform artistic choices. Tate describes himself as a child of the 1970s and as a Pan-Afrikanist. He cites Black feminist writers, jazz, and hip-hop as strong influences on his cultural sensibilities. As an amateur (but energetic) Black rock musician himself, Tate describes getting so much joy out of playing that that he found himself thinking in moments of ecstasy and delirium that he’d rather be a mediocre musician than a great writer.

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14
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2014
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1985
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“Jimi Hendrix”: “Inside Hendrix: Beyond the Burning Guitar”
,
American Legacy
, Summer
2010
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“John Coltrane”: “Coltrane at 80—a Talent Supreme”
,
SFGate
,
September
22
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2006
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“Gone Fishing”: “Gone Fishing: Remembrances of Lester Bowie”
,
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December
7
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1999
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Wire
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keynote lecture
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Case Western Reserve University
,
October
25
,
2014
, .
“Lonnie Holley”: “Lonnie Holley”
,
Wire
,
March
2013
.
“Marion Brown (1931–2010) and Djinji Brown”: “Black-Owned: Jazz Musician Marion Brown and Son Djinji,”
Vibe
,
November
1994
.
“Dark Angels of Dust”: “Dark Angels of Dust: David Hammons and the Art of Streetwise Transcendentalism”
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Art In The Streets
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Deitch
Jeffrey
,
Gastman
Roger
, and
Rose
Aaron
(
New York
:
Skira Rizzoli
,
2011
).
“Bill T. Jones”: “Start Black-Owned: Combative Moves,”
Vibe
,
March
1995
.
“Gary Simmons”: “Start Black-Owned: Conceptual Bomber,”
Vibe
,
February
1995
.
“The Persistence of Vision”: “The Persistence of Vision: Storyboard P”
,
Wire
,
April
2013
.
“Ice Cube”: “Manchild at Large: One-on-One with Ice Cube, Hip-Hop’s Most Wanted”
,
Village Voice
,
September
11
,
1990
.
“Wynton Marsalis”: “Wynton Marsalis”
, in
The Vibe Q: Raw and Uncut
, edited by
Kenner
Rob
and
Clark
Rakia
(
New York
:
Vibe Street Lit
,
2007
).
“Thornton Dial”: “Thornton Dial: Free, Black, and Brightening Up the Darkness of the World”
, in
Hard Truths: The Art of Thornton Dial
, edited by
Cubbs
Joanne
and
Metcalf
Eugene
(
Munich
:
Prestel
,
2010
).
Kehinde Wiley
”:
London
:
National Portrait Gallery
,
2009
.
“Rammellzee”: “Rammelzee—the Ikonoklast Samurai”
,
Wire
,
April
2004
.
“Richard Pryor: Pryor Lives”: “The Vibe Q: Richard Pryor”
,
Vibe
,
August
1995
.
“Richard Pryor”: “Richard Pryor, 1940–2005,”
Village Voice
,
December
6
,
2005
.
“Gil Scott-Heron”: “Gil Scott-Heron, R.I.P.”
,
Village Voice
,
May
31
,
2011
.
“The Man in Our Mirror”: “Michael Jackson: The Man in Our Mirror”
,
Village Voice
,
July
1
,
2009
.
Miles Davis
”:
B. Culture
(
JAM Gallery
),
1985
.
2. She Laughing Mean and Impressive Too
“Born to Dyke”: “Born to Dyke: I Love My Sister Laughing and Then Again When She’s Looking Mean, Queer, and Impressive …”
,
Village Voice
,
June
13
,
1995
.
“Joni Mitchell”: “Black and Blonde; Domepiece: Joni Mitchell”
,
Vibe
,
December
1998
,
96
.
“Azealia Banks”: “Azealia Banks, ‘Fantasea’ (Self-Released Mixtape)”
,
Spin
July
16
,
2012
.
“Sade”: “Sade: Black Magic Woman”
,
Vibe
,
January
2001
,
104
.
“All the Things You Could Be by Now If James Brown Was a Feminist”: “All the Things You Could Be by Now If James Brown Was a Feminist”
,
lecture
,
Princeton University
,
2007
.
“Itabari Njeri”: “Saving Race”
,
Village Voice
,
June
3
,
1997
.
“Kara Walker”: “Strategies of Representation”
,
lecture
,
Whitney Museum
,
2007
, .
“Women at the Edge of Space, Time, and Art
”: Preface to
Candida Romero: Little Girls, text by Pierre-Jean Rémy
(
Montreuil, France
:
Éditions Gourcuff Gradenigo
,
2010
).
“Ellen Gallagher”: “Ghosting Her Way to Fame”
,
Vibe
,
April
1996
,
40
.
“To Bid a Poet Black and Abstract”: “Pattern Recognition”
,
New York
:
Museum of the Contemporary African Diaspora
,
2013
.
“The Gikuyu Mythos versus the Cullud Grrrl from Outta Space”: “The Gikuyu Mythos vs. the Cullud Grrrl from Outta Space”
, in
Wangechi Mutu: A Fantastic Journey
(
Durham, NC
:
Duke University Press
,
2013
).

“Come Join the Hieroglyphic Zombie Parade”: “Come Join the Hieroglyphic Zombie Parade: Deborah Grant”, unpublished manuscript.

“Björk’s Second Act”: “Bjork’s Second Act”
,
PAPER
,
October
1
,
2000
.
“Thelma Golden”: “The Golden Age”
,
Village Voice
,
May
15
,
2001
.
3. Hello Darknuss My Old Meme
“Top Ten Reasons Why So Few Black Women Were Down to Occupy Wall Street Plus Four More”: “Top 10 Reasons Why So Few Black Folk Appear Down to Occupy Wall Street”
,
Village Voice
,
October
19
,
2011
.
“What Is Hip-Hop?”: “What Is HipHop”
,
Vibe
,
October
1993
,
104
.
“Intelligence Data”: “Intelligence Data”
,
Village Voice
,
September
25
,
2001
.
“Hip-Hop Turns Thirty”: “Hiphop Turns 30”
,
Village Voice
,
December
28
,
2004
.
“Love and Crunk”: “Love and Crunk”
,
Village Voice
,
September
30
,
2003
.
“White Freedom”: “White Freedom”
,
Village Voice
,
November
9
,
2004
.
“Wu-Dunit”: “Wu-Dunit”
,
Village Voice
,
June
24
,
1997
.
“Unlocking the Truth vs. John Cage”: “Unlocking the Truth vs. John Cage”
,
unpublished manuscript
,
2015
.
4. Screenings
“Spike Lee’s Bamboozled”: “The King of Coonology,”
Village Voice
,
October
31
,
2000
.
“It’s a Mack Thing”: “It’s a Mack Thing”
,
Village Voice
,
August
1
,
1995
.
“Sex and Negrocity”: Sex and Negrocity”
,
Village Voice
,
June
26
,
2001
.
“Lincoln in Whiteface”: “Lincoln in Whiteface”
,
Village Voice
,
July
24
,
2001
.
The Black Power Mixtape”: “Fight for Rights, Will to Power: The Black Power Mixtape 1967–1975,”
British Film Institute
,
April
1
,
2015
.
5. Race, Sex, Politricks, and Belles Lettres
“Clarence Major”: “Major’s League”
,
Village Voice Literary Supplement
,
May
2001
.
“The Atlantic Sound”: “Land of the Lost”
,
Village Voice
,
October
17
,
2000
.
“Apocalypse Now”: “Apocalypse Now”
,
Village Voice
,
May
4
,
2004
.
“Blood and Bridges”: “Blood and Bridges”
,
Village Voice
,
April
20
,
1999
.
“Nigger-’Tude”: “Nigger-’tude”
,
Village Voice
,
January
29
,
2002
.
“Triple Threat”: “Triple Threat”
,
Village Voice
,
October
16
,
2002
.
“Bottom Feeders”: “Bottom Feeders”
,
Village Voice
,
September
16
,
2003
.
“Scaling the Heights”: “Scaling the Heights”
,
Village Voice
,
September
21
,
1999
.
“Fear of a Mongrel Planet”: “Fear of a Mongrel Planet”
,
Village Voice
,
May
9
,
2000
.
“Adventures in the Skin Trade”: “Adventures in the Skin Trade”
,
Village Voice
,
March
26
,
2002
.
“Generations Hexed”: “A Tale of Two Families: Generations Hexed”
,
Village Voice
,
February
8
,
2000
.
“Going Underground”: “Gayl Jones’s Literary Sanctuary: Going Underground”
,
Village Voice
,
February
16
,
1999
.
“Judgment Day”: “Judgment Day”
,
Village Voice
,
November
26
,
2003
.
“Black Modernity and Laughter, or How It Came to Be That N*g*as Got Jokes”: “Never Trust a Big Butt and a Smile”
,
Tate Etc
.,
January
1
,
2010
.
“Kalahari Hopscotch, or Notes toward a Twenty-Volume Afrocentric Futurist Manifesto”: “Kalahari Hopscotch”
, in
AfroFictional In[ter]ventions: Revisting the bigsas Festival of African(-Diasporic) Literatures 2011–2013
, edited by
Arndt
Susan
and
Ofuatey-Alazard
Nadja
(
Münster
:
Edition Assemblage
,
2014
).

Sources

Sources
1. The Black Male Show
“Amiri Baraka”: “Amiri Amour: Baraka in Memoriam”
,,
Ebony
,
January
14
,
2014
.
“Wayne Shorter
”:
B. Culture (JAM Gallery)
,
1985
.
“Jimi Hendrix”: “Inside Hendrix: Beyond the Burning Guitar”
,
American Legacy
, Summer
2010
.
“John Coltrane”: “Coltrane at 80—a Talent Supreme”
,
SFGate
,
September
22
,
2006
.
“Gone Fishing”: “Gone Fishing: Remembrances of Lester Bowie”
,
Village Voice
,
December
7
,
1999
.
“The Black Artists’ Group”: “Black Artists Group”
,
Wire
, no.
329
(
July
2011
).
“Butch Morris”: “Jazz Explorer”
,
Vibe
,
August
1997
.
“Charles Edward Anderson Berry and the History of Our Future”: “Roll Over Beethoven: The Life and Music of Chuck Berry”
,
keynote lecture
,
Case Western Reserve University
,
October
25
,
2014
, .
“Lonnie Holley”: “Lonnie Holley”
,
Wire
,
March
2013
.
“Marion Brown (1931–2010) and Djinji Brown”: “Black-Owned: Jazz Musician Marion Brown and Son Djinji,”
Vibe
,
November
1994
.
“Dark Angels of Dust”: “Dark Angels of Dust: David Hammons and the Art of Streetwise Transcendentalism”
, in
Art In The Streets
, edited by
Deitch
Jeffrey
,
Gastman
Roger
, and
Rose
Aaron
(
New York
:
Skira Rizzoli
,
2011
).
“Bill T. Jones”: “Start Black-Owned: Combative Moves,”
Vibe
,
March
1995
.
“Gary Simmons”: “Start Black-Owned: Conceptual Bomber,”
Vibe
,
February
1995
.
“The Persistence of Vision”: “The Persistence of Vision: Storyboard P”
,
Wire
,
April
2013
.
“Ice Cube”: “Manchild at Large: One-on-One with Ice Cube, Hip-Hop’s Most Wanted”
,
Village Voice
,
September
11
,
1990
.
“Wynton Marsalis”: “Wynton Marsalis”
, in
The Vibe Q: Raw and Uncut
, edited by
Kenner
Rob
and
Clark
Rakia
(
New York
:
Vibe Street Lit
,
2007
).
“Thornton Dial”: “Thornton Dial: Free, Black, and Brightening Up the Darkness of the World”
, in
Hard Truths: The Art of Thornton Dial
, edited by
Cubbs
Joanne
and
Metcalf
Eugene
(
Munich
:
Prestel
,
2010
).
Kehinde Wiley
”:
London
:
National Portrait Gallery
,
2009
.
“Rammellzee”: “Rammelzee—the Ikonoklast Samurai”
,
Wire
,
April
2004
.
“Richard Pryor: Pryor Lives”: “The Vibe Q: Richard Pryor”
,
Vibe
,
August
1995
.
“Richard Pryor”: “Richard Pryor, 1940–2005,”
Village Voice
,
December
6
,
2005
.
“Gil Scott-Heron”: “Gil Scott-Heron, R.I.P.”
,
Village Voice
,
May
31
,
2011
.
“The Man in Our Mirror”: “Michael Jackson: The Man in Our Mirror”
,
Village Voice
,
July
1
,
2009
.
Miles Davis
”:
B. Culture
(
JAM Gallery
),
1985
.
2. She Laughing Mean and Impressive Too
“Born to Dyke”: “Born to Dyke: I Love My Sister Laughing and Then Again When She’s Looking Mean, Queer, and Impressive …”
,
Village Voice
,
June
13
,
1995
.
“Joni Mitchell”: “Black and Blonde; Domepiece: Joni Mitchell”
,
Vibe
,
December
1998
,
96
.
“Azealia Banks”: “Azealia Banks, ‘Fantasea’ (Self-Released Mixtape)”
,
Spin
July
16
,
2012
.
“Sade”: “Sade: Black Magic Woman”
,
Vibe
,
January
2001
,
104
.
“All the Things You Could Be by Now If James Brown Was a Feminist”: “All the Things You Could Be by Now If James Brown Was a Feminist”
,
lecture
,
Princeton University
,
2007
.
“Itabari Njeri”: “Saving Race”
,
Village Voice
,
June
3
,
1997
.
“Kara Walker”: “Strategies of Representation”
,
lecture
,
Whitney Museum
,
2007
, .
“Women at the Edge of Space, Time, and Art
”: Preface to
Candida Romero: Little Girls, text by Pierre-Jean Rémy
(
Montreuil, France
:
Éditions Gourcuff Gradenigo
,
2010
).
“Ellen Gallagher”: “Ghosting Her Way to Fame”
,
Vibe
,
April
1996
,
40
.
“To Bid a Poet Black and Abstract”: “Pattern Recognition”
,
New York
:
Museum of the Contemporary African Diaspora
,
2013
.
“The Gikuyu Mythos versus the Cullud Grrrl from Outta Space”: “The Gikuyu Mythos vs. the Cullud Grrrl from Outta Space”
, in
Wangechi Mutu: A Fantastic Journey
(
Durham, NC
:
Duke University Press
,
2013
).

“Come Join the Hieroglyphic Zombie Parade”: “Come Join the Hieroglyphic Zombie Parade: Deborah Grant”, unpublished manuscript.

“Björk’s Second Act”: “Bjork’s Second Act”
,
PAPER
,
October
1
,
2000
.
“Thelma Golden”: “The Golden Age”
,
Village Voice
,
May
15
,
2001
.
3. Hello Darknuss My Old Meme
“Top Ten Reasons Why So Few Black Women Were Down to Occupy Wall Street Plus Four More”: “Top 10 Reasons Why So Few Black Folk Appear Down to Occupy Wall Street”
,
Village Voice
,
October
19
,
2011
.
“What Is Hip-Hop?”: “What Is HipHop”
,
Vibe
,
October
1993
,
104
.
“Intelligence Data”: “Intelligence Data”
,
Village Voice
,
September
25
,
2001
.
“Hip-Hop Turns Thirty”: “Hiphop Turns 30”
,
Village Voice
,
December
28
,
2004
.
“Love and Crunk”: “Love and Crunk”
,
Village Voice
,
September
30
,
2003
.
“White Freedom”: “White Freedom”
,
Village Voice
,
November
9
,
2004
.
“Wu-Dunit”: “Wu-Dunit”
,
Village Voice
,
June
24
,
1997
.
“Unlocking the Truth vs. John Cage”: “Unlocking the Truth vs. John Cage”
,
unpublished manuscript
,
2015
.
4. Screenings
“Spike Lee’s Bamboozled”: “The King of Coonology,”
Village Voice
,
October
31
,
2000
.
“It’s a Mack Thing”: “It’s a Mack Thing”
,
Village Voice
,
August
1
,
1995
.
“Sex and Negrocity”: Sex and Negrocity”
,
Village Voice
,
June
26
,
2001
.
“Lincoln in Whiteface”: “Lincoln in Whiteface”
,
Village Voice
,
July
24
,
2001
.
The Black Power Mixtape”: “Fight for Rights, Will to Power: The Black Power Mixtape 1967–1975,”
British Film Institute
,
April
1
,
2015
.
5. Race, Sex, Politricks, and Belles Lettres
“Clarence Major”: “Major’s League”
,
Village Voice Literary Supplement
,
May
2001
.
“The Atlantic Sound”: “Land of the Lost”
,
Village Voice
,
October
17
,
2000
.
“Apocalypse Now”: “Apocalypse Now”
,
Village Voice
,
May
4
,
2004
.
“Blood and Bridges”: “Blood and Bridges”
,
Village Voice
,
April
20
,
1999
.
“Nigger-’Tude”: “Nigger-’tude”
,
Village Voice
,
January
29
,
2002
.
“Triple Threat”: “Triple Threat”
,
Village Voice
,
October
16
,
2002
.
“Bottom Feeders”: “Bottom Feeders”
,
Village Voice
,
September
16
,
2003
.
“Scaling the Heights”: “Scaling the Heights”
,
Village Voice
,
September
21
,
1999
.
“Fear of a Mongrel Planet”: “Fear of a Mongrel Planet”
,
Village Voice
,
May
9
,
2000
.
“Adventures in the Skin Trade”: “Adventures in the Skin Trade”
,
Village Voice
,
March
26
,
2002
.
“Generations Hexed”: “A Tale of Two Families: Generations Hexed”
,
Village Voice
,
February
8
,
2000
.
“Going Underground”: “Gayl Jones’s Literary Sanctuary: Going Underground”
,
Village Voice
,
February
16
,
1999
.
“Judgment Day”: “Judgment Day”
,
Village Voice
,
November
26
,
2003
.
“Black Modernity and Laughter, or How It Came to Be That N*g*as Got Jokes”: “Never Trust a Big Butt and a Smile”
,
Tate Etc
.,
January
1
,
2010
.
“Kalahari Hopscotch, or Notes toward a Twenty-Volume Afrocentric Futurist Manifesto”: “Kalahari Hopscotch”
, in
AfroFictional In[ter]ventions: Revisting the bigsas Festival of African(-Diasporic) Literatures 2011–2013
, edited by
Arndt
Susan
and
Ofuatey-Alazard
Nadja
(
Münster
:
Edition Assemblage
,
2014
).

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References

Sources

Sources
1. The Black Male Show
“Amiri Baraka”: “Amiri Amour: Baraka in Memoriam”
,,
Ebony
,
January
14
,
2014
.
“Wayne Shorter
”:
B. Culture (JAM Gallery)
,
1985
.
“Jimi Hendrix”: “Inside Hendrix: Beyond the Burning Guitar”
,
American Legacy
, Summer
2010
.
“John Coltrane”: “Coltrane at 80—a Talent Supreme”
,
SFGate
,
September
22
,
2006
.
“Gone Fishing”: “Gone Fishing: Remembrances of Lester Bowie”
,
Village Voice
,
December
7
,
1999
.
“The Black Artists’ Group”: “Black Artists Group”
,
Wire
, no.
329
(
July
2011
).
“Butch Morris”: “Jazz Explorer”
,
Vibe
,
August
1997
.
“Charles Edward Anderson Berry and the History of Our Future”: “Roll Over Beethoven: The Life and Music of Chuck Berry”
,
keynote lecture
,
Case Western Reserve University
,
October
25
,
2014
, .
“Lonnie Holley”: “Lonnie Holley”
,
Wire
,
March
2013
.
“Marion Brown (1931–2010) and Djinji Brown”: “Black-Owned: Jazz Musician Marion Brown and Son Djinji,”
Vibe
,
November
1994
.
“Dark Angels of Dust”: “Dark Angels of Dust: David Hammons and the Art of Streetwise Transcendentalism”
, in
Art In The Streets
, edited by
Deitch
Jeffrey
,
Gastman
Roger
, and
Rose
Aaron
(
New York
:
Skira Rizzoli
,
2011
).
“Bill T. Jones”: “Start Black-Owned: Combative Moves,”
Vibe
,
March
1995
.
“Gary Simmons”: “Start Black-Owned: Conceptual Bomber,”
Vibe
,
February
1995
.
“The Persistence of Vision”: “The Persistence of Vision: Storyboard P”
,
Wire
,
April
2013
.
“Ice Cube”: “Manchild at Large: One-on-One with Ice Cube, Hip-Hop’s Most Wanted”
,
Village Voice
,
September
11
,
1990
.
“Wynton Marsalis”: “Wynton Marsalis”
, in
The Vibe Q: Raw and Uncut
, edited by
Kenner
Rob
and
Clark
Rakia
(
New York
:
Vibe Street Lit
,
2007
).
“Thornton Dial”: “Thornton Dial: Free, Black, and Brightening Up the Darkness of the World”
, in
Hard Truths: The Art of Thornton Dial
, edited by
Cubbs
Joanne
and
Metcalf
Eugene
(
Munich
:
Prestel
,
2010
).
Kehinde Wiley
”:
London
:
National Portrait Gallery
,
2009
.
“Rammellzee”: “Rammelzee—the Ikonoklast Samurai”
,
Wire
,
April
2004
.
“Richard Pryor: Pryor Lives”: “The Vibe Q: Richard Pryor”
,
Vibe
,
August
1995
.
“Richard Pryor”: “Richard Pryor, 1940–2005,”
Village Voice
,
December
6
,
2005
.
“Gil Scott-Heron”: “Gil Scott-Heron, R.I.P.”
,
Village Voice
,
May
31
,
2011
.
“The Man in Our Mirror”: “Michael Jackson: The Man in Our Mirror”
,
Village Voice
,
July
1
,
2009
.
Miles Davis
”:
B. Culture
(
JAM Gallery
),
1985
.
2. She Laughing Mean and Impressive Too
“Born to Dyke”: “Born to Dyke: I Love My Sister Laughing and Then Again When She’s Looking Mean, Queer, and Impressive …”
,
Village Voice
,
June
13
,
1995
.
“Joni Mitchell”: “Black and Blonde; Domepiece: Joni Mitchell”
,
Vibe
,
December
1998
,
96
.
“Azealia Banks”: “Azealia Banks, ‘Fantasea’ (Self-Released Mixtape)”
,
Spin
July
16
,
2012
.
“Sade”: “Sade: Black Magic Woman”
,
Vibe
,
January
2001
,
104
.
“All the Things You Could Be by Now If James Brown Was a Feminist”: “All the Things You Could Be by Now If James Brown Was a Feminist”
,
lecture
,
Princeton University
,
2007
.
“Itabari Njeri”: “Saving Race”
,
Village Voice
,
June
3
,
1997
.
“Kara Walker”: “Strategies of Representation”
,
lecture
,
Whitney Museum
,
2007
, .
“Women at the Edge of Space, Time, and Art
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2001
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2000
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“Apocalypse Now”: “Apocalypse Now”
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Village Voice
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May
4
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2004
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“Blood and Bridges”: “Blood and Bridges”
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Village Voice
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April
20
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1999
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“Nigger-’Tude”: “Nigger-’tude”
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Village Voice
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29
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2002
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Village Voice
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2002
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Village Voice
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Village Voice
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21
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1999
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Village Voice
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9
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2000
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“Adventures in the Skin Trade”: “Adventures in the Skin Trade”
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Village Voice
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26
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2002
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Village Voice
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February
8
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2000
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“Going Underground”: “Gayl Jones’s Literary Sanctuary: Going Underground”
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Village Voice
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February
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1999
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“Judgment Day”: “Judgment Day”
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Village Voice
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November
26
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2003
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“Black Modernity and Laughter, or How It Came to Be That N*g*as Got Jokes”: “Never Trust a Big Butt and a Smile”
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1
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“Kalahari Hopscotch, or Notes toward a Twenty-Volume Afrocentric Futurist Manifesto”: “Kalahari Hopscotch”
, in
AfroFictional In[ter]ventions: Revisting the bigsas Festival of African(-Diasporic) Literatures 2011–2013
, edited by
Arndt
Susan
and
Ofuatey-Alazard
Nadja
(
Münster
:
Edition Assemblage
,
2014
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15
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25
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2001
.
“Hip-Hop Turns Thirty”: “Hiphop Turns 30”
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“Love and Crunk”: “Love and Crunk”
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31
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2000
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2001
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The Black Power Mixtape”: “Fight for Rights, Will to Power: The Black Power Mixtape 1967–1975,”
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2000
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8
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2000
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16
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26
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1
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2010
.
“Kalahari Hopscotch, or Notes toward a Twenty-Volume Afrocentric Futurist Manifesto”: “Kalahari Hopscotch”
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AfroFictional In[ter]ventions: Revisting the bigsas Festival of African(-Diasporic) Literatures 2011–2013
, edited by
Arndt
Susan
and
Ofuatey-Alazard
Nadja
(
Münster
:
Edition Assemblage
,
2014
).
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