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Left of Black S3:E28 | On the Season Finale of ‘Left of Black’ Guest Host Alondra Nelson Talks with Mark Anthony Neal about His New Book ‘Looking for Leroy’

Guest host and Columbia University Professor Alondra Nelson sits down in the Left of Black studios with Duke University Professor Mark Anthony Neal to discuss his new book Looking for Leroy: Illegible Black Masculinities (NYU Press).

Nelson is associate professor of sociology and gender studies at Columbia University and the author of the award winning Body and Soul: The Black Panther Party and the Fight Against Medical Discrimination (University of Minnesota Press, 2011) and the forthcoming The Social Life of DNA: Race and Reconciliation after the Genome (Beacon Press).  Neal is the author of several books including New Black Man (2005) and Soul Babies: Black Popular Culture and the Post-Soul Aesthetic, and the host of Left of Black.


Left of Black is a weekly Webcast hosted by Mark Anthony Neal and produced in collaboration with the John Hope Franklin Center at Duke University.

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