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Gotta Read: The Death of Black Nationalism?

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Author Victor Lavalle wrote a great article on about black nationalism, skin color, and black empowerment. 

My favorite part of the essay is this:

I’m sick of discussing black nationalism. I’m tired of all the dourness and doomsaying; of the grimace that’s required whenever we discuss it and blackness in general; of the countless humorless men and women who scold every impulse toward comfort or laughter or, dare I say it, optimism. I’m sick of the same old forecast for blackness: gloom followed by clouds of hail.

To read it in it’s entirety click here.

Written by rentec

26 March, 2009 at 1:18 pm

Posted in blogging

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