The Most Dangerous Thing in America

The Most Dangerous Thing in America

The most dangerous thing in America is a n***a with a library card. I don’t live in America and I don’t have a library card, but that don’t change a thing. This is a podcast about books written by Black authors reviewed by a Black author. Enjoy.

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July 12, 2024 36 mins

This week on the podcast I read the first half of Donovan X. Ramsey's excellent book When Crack Was King.

 

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This week on the podcast I finished Hanif Abdurraqib's There's Always This Year.

 

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This week on the podcast I read Hanif Abdurraqib's There's Always This Year.

 

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March 19, 2024 22 mins

This week on the podcast I read Paul Beatty's The Sellout.

 

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If you're intrested in the project mentioned on the pod, it's non-book related. 

https://www.boxdscore.com/ 

 

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This week on the podcast I read Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah's Chain Gang All Stars.

 

Checkout The Kids of Rutherford County for a podcast about very young kids getting put into the prison system.

 

Here are some books about Palestine to read and understand more about what's going on.

 

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October 19, 2023 29 mins

This week on the podcast I read Marc Olden's Poe Must Die.

 

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October 12, 2023 16 mins

This week on the podcast I read Jaurice Smiley's The Royal Gray Box. You can purchase Jaurice's book here.

 

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This week on the podcast I finished Vincent Woodard's The Delectable Negro.

 

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This week on the podcast I continued Vincent Woodard's The Delectable Negro. Chapter 6 next week! No delay!

 

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This week on the podcast I continue reading and discussing Vincent Woodard's The Delectable Negro. So far proving not to be my cup of tea.

 

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This week on the podcast I read chapters 2 and 3 of Vincent Woodard’s The Delectable Negro. Because I talk too much I have to break the podcast in half! This is chapter 3!

 

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This week on the podcast I read chapters 2 and 3 of Vincent Woodard’s The Delectable Negro. Because I talk too much I have to break the podcast in half! There's another half after this one for chapter 3.

 

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Like the pod about Black books? Buy a Black book!

 

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This week on the podcast I begin Vincent Woodard’s The Delectable Negro starting with the introduction and chapter 1.

 

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This week (it actually took weeks) I read John Edgar Wideman's Look For Me And I'll Be Gone. 

 

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June 22, 2023 38 mins

Back for the first time! After a three-month hiatus, I return with my first interview with Yessoh G.D., author of Ta Lę. This is the first book in a series. I'll be back next week with a book by John Edgar Wideman.

 

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https://www.thetaleseries.com/ 

 

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This week I read the final third of Justin Tinsley's "It Was All a Dream: Biggie and the World That Made Him" and did some version of podcast freestyling.

 

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February 23, 2023 36 mins

This week I read the second third (chapters 8-15) of Justin Tinsley's "It Was All a Dream: Biggie and the World That Made Him." 

 

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February 9, 2023 33 mins

This week I read the first third of Justin Tinsley's "It Was All a Dream: Biggie and the World That Made Him." 

 

The YouTube vid referenced in the pod:

 

https://youtu.be/xyYzYXKROy0 

 

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January 19, 2023 39 mins

This week I finished "The Come Up: an Oral History of the Rise of Hip-Hop" by Jonathon Abrams. This is the final part of a three-part podcast. After that we'll be reading another hip-hop book, Justin Tinsley's "It Was All a Dream: Biggie and the World That Made Him." 

 

Some clean up from this podcast: 1) “Let’s Do it Again” stars Sidney Poitier and B*** C***y. Should have known that. 2) Tu...

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January 5, 2023 34 mins

This week on the podcast I continued "The Come Up: an Oral History of the Rise of Hip-Hop" by Jonathon Abrams. This is part two of a three-part podcast. After that we'll be reading another hip-hop book, Justin Tinsley's "It Was All a Dream: Biggie and the World That Made Him." Might do a bonus podcast somewhere in there. Definitely gonna hop on BookTok. Happy New Year!

 

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