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Toure: Who's Afraid of Post-Blackness?


Touré, writer, cultural critic, and TV personality discussed his newest book Who's Afraid of Post-Blackness: What it Means to be Black Now, at the African Meeting House in Boston on January 26, 2012. In this clip, he discusses his experience of growing up in the suburbs of Boston in the 1970's, and how it shaped his identity. View the entire talk at Forum Network in which he also analyzes phenomena such as stereotype threat, micro-aggressions, "resume checking", and the white and black gaze.