Introduction : the new Black Studies, or beyond the old 'race man' -- Straight Black Studies -- Why I hate Abercrombie & Fitch -- It's a white man's world : race in the gay marketplace of desire -- On race, gender, and power : the case of Anita Hill -- Feel the rage : a personal remembrance of the 1992 Los Angelos uprising -- Ellen's coming out : media and public hype -- Affirmative action and white rage -- Speaking the unspeakable : on Toni Morrison, African American intellectuals, and essentialist rhetoric -- Cornel West and the rhetoric of race transcending -- Can the queen speak? : sexuality, racial essentialism, and the problem of authority.Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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