Saturday, February 16, 2008

McWhorter, John. "Blackness: a Quick and Dirty Primer." THE ROOT February 13, 2008.

Especially over the past forty years, the number of black Americans growing up in all-black circumstances has decreased. The diversity of black experience is vaster than ever. For this reason, just as we will not view culturally "blacker" people as lesser, we will not view culturally less black people as suspicious. But most importantly, we cannot evade the issue by treating black culture as something so ambiguous and profound that we aren't really talking about anything at all. . . . Read the rest here:

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