Against the Grain

The Black Predicament

Four takes on the African American predicament: Price Cobbs on Black rage; Juliet Hooker on whether Blacks should peacefully acquiesce; Frank Wilderson III on the African American experience of “social death”; and George Yancy on the violence of the white gaze.

William Grier and Price Cobbs, Black Rage Wipf and Stock

Frank Wilderson III, Afropessimism Liveright, 2020

George Yancy, Black Bodies, White Gazes: The Continuing Significance of Race in America Rowman and Littlefield


Artist Song Album Label
Chicha LibreSonido AmazonicoSonido Amazonico!Crammed Discs
Dhamaal SoundsystemR/evolutionDhamaal SoundsystemDhamaal SF - Surya Vault Records
QuanticMishaps HappeningMishaps HappeningTru Thoughts
QuanticSo Long (feat. Alice Russell)Mishaps HappeningTru Thoughts