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Ellis, Aimé J., 1969-2009
If we must die : from Bigger Thomas to Biggie Smalls / Aimé J. Ellis
Alternate Title From Bigger Thomas to Biggie Smalls
Detroit, Mich. : Wayne State University Press, c2011
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 3rd Floor  E185.86 .E436 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) African American men -- Social conditions
African American men -- Psychology
Masculinity -- Social aspects -- United States
Death -- Social aspects -- United States
Masculinity -- United States -- Psychological aspects
Death -- United States -- Psychological aspects
Racism -- United States -- History
State-sponsored terrorism -- United States -- History
African American men in popular culture
American literature -- African American authors -- History and criticism
Physical Description ix, 213 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 175-187) and index
Contents "Boys in the hood" : Black male community in Richard Wright's Native son -- "It's a man's world" : rethinking Eldridge Cleaver's Soul on ice in the twenty-first century -- "Am I black enough for you?" : Black male authenticity in Nathan McCall's Makes me wanna holler : a young Black man in America -- Death bound : the thug life -- "How does it feel?" : a question of life and death in D'Angelo's "Untitled."
Series African American life

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