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Wendy Jane’s Soul Shake Book Shelf: Who’s Afraid of Post-Blackness by Toure

28 Feb

I just finished reading Touré’s recent book, Who’s Afraid of Post-Blackness.

Touré 40,  is an author, correspondent for MSNBC, host of two shows on the Fuse Network, Hiphop Shop and On the Record, and contributing editor to Rolling Stone Magazine.

The book’s impetus seems to come from two places.  The first, is Touré’s feeling that with Barack Obama as our first black President, and as a black man unlike others we have seen before on the national scene, we now have a more complex and varied definition of what it means to be black. […]