Somebody Blew Up America, AGAIN: Why an Anti-black World Painted Nick Cannon as a Nazi

Somebody Blew Up America, AGAIN: Why an Anti-black World Painted Nick Cannon as a Nazi

Almost twenty years ago, the late black arts poet and playwright Amiri Baraka wrote his now-infamous poem “Somebody Blew Up America.” The poem arrived on the heels of the 2001 terrorist attack that shook a seemingly unshakeable nation. Baraka’s rhetoric shook a fragile ideology, his words spoke the truth and unearthed accountability in a time [...]