The Devil and Dave Chappelle: And Other Essays (Paperback)

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The Devil and Dave Chappelle: And Other Essays (Paperback)

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An unflinching collection of essays that takes on the subjects of Biggie Smalls, Three 6 Mafia, The King Family, and what it takes to be black at the turn of the twenty-first century.
William Jelani Cobb, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of History at Spelman College, as well as a critic, essayist and fiction writer whose writings on politics, the African Diaspora and contemporary African American culture have appeared in a number of national outlets.

His column "Past Imperfect" appears regularly on AOL BlackVoices. He is editor of The Essential Harold Cruse: A Reader, which was a Notable Book of the Year by Black Issues Book Review. His writing has appeared in the Washington Post, Essence, Emerge, the Progressive, the Washington City Paper, One Magazine, and Alternet.org.
Product Details ISBN: 9781560259770
ISBN-10: 1560259779
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication Date: March 27th, 2007
Pages: 336
Language: English