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Performing Blackness deals a difficult interpretation of black cultural expression because the Black Arts circulate of the Nineteen Sixties. Exploring drama, track, poetry, sermons, and feedback, Benston bargains an exhilarating meditation on sleek black performance's position in realising African-American aspirations for autonomy and authority.
Artists lined include:
* John Coltrane
* Ntozake Shange
* Ed Bullins
* Amiri Baraka
* Adrienne Kennedy
* Michael Harper.
Performing Blackness is an exhilarating contribution to the continuing debate in regards to the energy and significance of black tradition.

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