The American Negro

Album Review of The American Negro by Adrian Younge.

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The American Negro

Adrian Younge

The American Negro by Adrian Younge

Release Date: Feb 26, 2021
Record label: Jazz Is Dead
Genre(s): R&B, Retro-Soul, Alternative R&B, Soul Jazz

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The American Negro - Poor, Based on 1 Critics

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The cover of The American Negro recreates a lynching postcard, perverse mementos that 19th and 20th century white Americans would pass around like trading cards. Some postcards would center the victims, gawking at their violated bodies with lurid satisfaction. Others would emphasize the crowd of onlookers, inviting the viewer, presumed to be white, to participate in the day's activity.

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