12-2-11: Black Like Who?
Touré is an outspoken and provocative cultural critic, especially about race. You’ve probably come across him on MSNBC or Fuse TV, or in the pages of Rolling Stone, the Village Voice, and other newspapers and magazines.
On Monday evening, he’ll appear at the Pratt Central Library as part of Open Society Institute-Baltimore’s “Talking About Race” series to discuss his new book, Who’s Afraid of Post Blackness? What It Means to Be Black Now.
Touré on the distinctions between introverted, ambiverted, and extroverted blackness:Touré difference between “post-blackness” (a real thing) and “post-racial” (not a real thing), and whether black music writers can write well about Eric Clapton (why would you think they couldn’t?):Touré on affirmative action: