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Posted at 01:05 PM ET, 10/04/2011

Touré talks ‘Post-Blackness’ at Busboys and Poets


Touré discusses his new book at Busboys and Poets on Wednesday. (Photo by Josh Reynolds/For The Washington Post)
In today’s Style section J. Freedom du Lac has a great profile of Rolling Stone, CNN and MSNBC contributor Touré, who made his name as a music writer.

The one-name author also includes novelist, essayist and cultural critic on his resume, and that’s what he focuses on in his new book, “Who’s Afraid of Post-Blackness? What It Means to Be Black Now,” what du Lac calls “a straw-stirring racial memoir-cum-manifesto.” Touré discusses his new book at a free event at Busboys and Poets (14th and V location) Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.

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