In this epistolary reflection on the impact of the “Black/Queer/Diaspora” special issue, the authors reevaluate the scholarly practice of Black queer friendship, kinship, and love. Recognizing the ways “Black/Queer/Diaspora” emerged from and built many personal/professional relationships that have made this generation of Black queer scholarship possible, Tinsley asks: Why does a next generation of Black queer scholarship feel less possible now than ten years ago. Allen proposes that this exchange be used to resituate “Black/Queer/Diaspora” as unsettled.
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