Black Cool

Black Cool

One Thousand Streams of Blackness

By Rebecca Walker (Editor); Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (Foreword by); Dream Hampton (Contribution by)

Soft Skull Press, Paperback, 9781593764173, 164pp.

Publication Date: February 2012

About the Author
REBECCA WALKER is the author of the best-selling memoirs "Black, White and Jewish "and "Baby Love", and editor of the anthology "Black Cool".

Henry Louis Gates Jr. is the Alphonse Fletcher University Professor and director of the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research at Harvard University.

Monday, Feb 27, 2012

A new collection of essays ponders the provocative question of whether black people are naturally cool or if they must work at it. Margo Jefferson and Helena Andrews share their thoughts in Black Cool: One Thousand Streams of Blackness. They speak with host Michel Martin. More at

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