By Patrice Evans
Patrice Evans is The Assimilated Negro, a hyperobservant, savagely pop-savvy instigator bent on pranking the crap out of our smooth racial discourse. because the debut of his renowned “Ghetto Pass” column for Gawker.com, Evans has been the infrequent voice in a position to chatting with junkies for either White citadel and Colson Whitehead with equivalent perception and aplomb. His first booklet, Negropedia, is a wide-ranging, deeply idiosyncratic journey in the course of the difficult racial panorama of the Obama period, aimed toward pop-culture shoppers on the intersecting fan bases of South Park and Chappelle’s Show, Scott Pilgrim and The Boondocks.
even if deconstructing Lil Wayne’s “no homo hypocrisy,” outlining the all-important Clair Huxtable code for locating a mate, or assessing Susan Sontag’s road cred, Evans offers a flow of bold outsider anthropology.
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Negropedia: The Assimilated Negro's Crash Course on the Modern Black Experience by Patrice Evans