The Man-Not, Stereotyping of the Black Male in Society

Cat Brooks interviews Professor Tommy Curry about his book The Man-Not, Race, Class, Genre,  and the Dilemmas of Black Manhood.


Tommy J. Curry is a Professor of Philosophy and Africana Studies at Texas A&M University, where he holds the prestigious Ray A. Rothrock Fellowship (2013–2016).  He serves as Executive Director of Philosophy Born of Struggle and is the recipient of the USC Shoah Foundation 2016–2017 A.I. and Manet Schepps Foundation Teaching Fellowship. He is the author of The Philosophical Treatise of William H. Ferris: Selected Readings from The African Abroad or, His Evolution in Western Civilization.




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