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Black and More than BlackAfrican American Fiction in the Post Era$
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Cameron Leader-Picone

Print publication date: 2019

Print ISBN-13: 9781496824516

Published to University Press of Mississippi: May 2020

DOI: 10.14325/mississippi/9781496824516.001.0001

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Coda

Coda

African American Literature Post-Obama

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(p.171) Coda
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Black and More than Black
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Cameron Leader-Picone

Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781496824516.003.0007

This coda briefly addresses the election of Donald Trump and the implications of an increasingly visible white nationalist movement on the arguments of the book. The coda also analyzes elements of the Black Lives Matter movement to argue that while much of the optimism of the post era has been mitigated, several of its major theoretical strains—the emphasis on individual agency over racial identity, the turn towards racial identity as performance—remain critical to understanding current activism. It also explains the influence of theoretical frameworks such as intersectionality and Afropessimism on current movements. The coda also looks briefly towards growing and ongoing trends in African American literature, like Afrofuturism.

Keywords:   Trump, Afropessimism, intersectionality, Black Lives Matter, Afrofuturism

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