Black Desire, White Nights: American Influence on Parisian Constructions of Black Masculinity in the Early 1980s

For better or worse, American mytholigies of blackness and masculinity were being repurposed to the Parian context. The cost of doing so was the activation of a process of erasure of the specificities of black African experiences of living in black skin and of inhabiting male bodies. … More Black Desire, White Nights: American Influence on Parisian Constructions of Black Masculinity in the Early 1980s