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PROUD FLESH Inter/Views: Carolyn Cooper

Greg Thomas

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Man, were we thrilled when Carolyn Cooper agreed to an interview with us! It’s all about Noises in the Blood! We were to conduct it around Fort Lauderdale. It was to happen after a conference panel: “Rap, Reggae & Revolution, Bring da Noise!” The conference was called “Florida: State of Black Studies and African Diaspora Peoples.” It was organized by African-New World Studies at Florida International University (Miami). They gets down! The panel took place at Broward County’s African-American Research Library and Cultural Center, which is nothing less than nice! But our Sista couldn’t make it and bring down the house because of illness. No matter. We built an electronic bridge and made it happen. Love is love, too: She was finishing up her new joint, Sound Clash (New York: Palgrave McMillan, 2004), yet still made time for us.

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ProudFlesh: New Afrikan Journal of Culture, Politics and Consciousness. ISSN: 1543-0855 (online).
Editor: Dr. Sonjah Nadine Stanley-Niaah.

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