The Future Is Black, Not Bleak
David Michael Jamison reviews “The Future of Black,” edited by Len Lawson, Cynthia Manick, and Gary Jackson....
David Michael Jamison is assistant professor of History at Edward Waters University and was formerly visiting assistant professor of Black World Studies at Miami University–Middletown. He is also a playwright, writer, and community activist. He has a doctorate in African Diaspora History from Indiana University and a bachelor’s degree in English from UCLA. He has book reviews in such publications such as The International Journal of African Historical Studies, H-Net Reviews in the Humanities and Social Sciences, and The Open Textbook Library. Before becoming an academic, Dr. Jamison was a public high school English teacher in Brooklyn, New York, then in South and East Los Angeles. He has attended and presented at several international conferences on Africana Studies. He lives in Jacksonville, Florida, with his wife and daughter. His website is: www.davidmichaeljamison.com