Black Post-Blackness: The Black Arts Movement and Twenty-First-Century Aesthetics.

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Crawford, Margo Natalie. Black Post-Blackness: The Black Arts Movement and Twenty-First-Century Aesthetics. Champaign, IL: University of Illinois Press, 2017, pp.280 (illustrations: 35 black & white photographs), ISBN: 9780252082498.

This book argues that the Black Arts Movement's call for Blackness has been misread because most have failed to see the movement's anticipation of the "new black" and "post-black." Hence, Black Post-Blackness compares the Black avant-garde of the 1960s and 1970s Black Arts Movement with its innovative spins of twenty-first century Black aesthetics focused on the 1970s second...

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