Buppies, B-boys, Baps, And Bohos: Notes On Post-soul Black Culture
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Buppies, B-boys, Baps, And Bohos: Notes On Post-soul Black Culture

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"In this new and expanded edition of this classic collection of essays, Nelson George covers contemporary black culture over the past thirty years in music, film, sports, publishing, fashion, politics, and city life uptown and down. From an obituary for Tupac Shakur, to an investigation into the business of hip hop, to a greeting for Latrell Sprewell and a farewell to Mich...more
Paperback, 384 pages
Published July 12th 2001 by Da Capo Press (first published December 31st 1992)
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Got this book for $1 at a book sale at East Cleveland Public Library. It was well worth the dollar! I definitely got a deal. It is old, but relevant in the life of a poet, writer, researcher, etc.
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Former R&B Editor is the author of several novels and nonfiction works on African American experiences.
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Ho hum articles from Nelson George.
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Nelson George is an author, filmmaker, television producer, and critic with a long career in analyzing and presenting the diverse elements of African-American culture.

Queen Latifah won the Golden Globe for playing the lead in his directorial debut, the HBO movie 'Life Support'. The critically acclaimed drama looked at the effects of HIV on a troubled black family in his native Brooklyn, New York....more
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