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The Blackademic Life


The Blackademic Life: Academic Fiction, Higher Education, and the Black Intellectual

Northwestern University Press

October 15, 2019

Stay tuned for a fall event schedule, coming soon.




Tongues Untied (1989) — Signifyin’ Works and Frameline Distribution

This week Black Perspectives held an online forum, hosted and organized by Keelyn Bradley, on the 30th anniversary of Marlon Riggs’s searing documentary Tongues Untied. My post in the forum is “Black or Gay: Meditations on Tongues Untied at 30.”