Brooklyn’s Afro-Punk Festival Reveals Black Culture’s Dirty Little Secret – COLORLINES

Brooklyn’s Afro-Punk Festival Reveals Black Culture’s Dirty Little Secret – COLORLINES.

Not sure why Colorlines titled this article this way, but okay…

In any case, we know that in 2012 there is no such thing as a monolithic apparatus called “Black culture.”  Not everyone African American spends their weekends watching Tyler Perry movies or downloading mainstream hip-hop.  Sometimes we like hardcore.  Sometimes we like punk.  Sometimes we like alternative.

And some of us are Pagan–and not Baptist or Methodist.  Or Atheist.  Or Pastafarian.

Afro-Punk is also Afrofuturism.

Indeed.

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