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By Margo Natalie Crawford

A 2008 hide of the hot Yorker featured a much-discussed Black strength parody of Michelle and Barack Obama. the picture positioned a focus on how effortless it truly is to flatten the Black energy circulate as we think new sorts of blackness. Margo Natalie Crawford argues that we have got misinterpret the Black Arts Movement's demand blackness. we've didn't see the movement's anticipation of the "new black" and "post-black." Black Post-Blackness compares the black avant-garde of the Sixties and Seventies Black Arts flow with the main leading edge spins of twenty-first century black aesthetics. Crawford zooms in at the Seventies moment wave of the Black Arts circulation and exhibits the connections among this ultimate wave of the Black Arts circulate and the early years of twenty-first century black aesthetics. She uncovers the circle of black post-blackness that pivots at the energy of anticipation, abstraction, combined media, the worldwide South, satire, public interiority, and the fantastic.

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