Robin D. G. Kelley is the Gary B. Nash Professor of American History at UCLA and the author of, among other books, Race Rebels: Culture, Politics, and the Black Working Class (Free Press, 1994), Yo’ Mama’s DisFunktional!: Fighting the Culture Wars in Urban America (Beacon Press, 1997), Freedom Dreams: The Black Radical Imagination (Beacon Press, 2002), Thelonious Monk: The Life and Times of an American Original (Free Press, 2009), and Africa Speaks, America Answers!: Modern Jazz in Revolutionary Times (Harvard University Press, 2012).
My L.A. in Four Locations: Radical Black Politics and Art
My L.A. in Four Locations is a running feature in which Angelenos share the story of their city through four specific places....