n Critical Arts : A Journal of South-North Cultural and Media Studies - Out of America : a black man confronts Africa, Keith B. Richburg : book review

Volume 16, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0256-0046



Extracted from text ... Volume 16 - Number 1 - 2002 67 Book Review Out of America: A black man confronts Africa. Keith B. Richburg New York: Basic books, 1997 reprinted 1998, pp266. Thriving on chaos and pain: why Africa? A re-appraisal Bhekimpilo Sibanda? Keith Richburg's Out of America: A black man confronts Africa is a very powerful and unique book which raises key questions on both individual and collective identity, particularly on the meaning of being black; is it equivalent to being African? What determines one's Africanness? Richburg seems to argue that being black is not enough to be accepted as an ..

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