How do Black men imagine who they are and what they must do ...within their families, communities, and the world?
The essays in this collection both ask and attempt to answer this question. Based in communication, and drawing from diverse disciplines,
Masculinity in the Black Imagination seeks to address identity, race, and gender by examining the communicative dimensions of Black manhood. The collection works to define, deconstruct, and contextualize the interactive practice of masculinity as both a local and global phenomenon.