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Ishmael Reed

Ishmael Reed is the author of over twenty-five books including Mumbo Jumbo , Yellow Back Radio Broke-Down , Conjugating Hindi, Why No Confederate Statues in Mexico and most recently Why the Black Hole Sings the Blues and The Haunting of Lin-Manuel Miranda . He is also a publisher, television producer, songwriter, radio and television commentator, lecturer, and has long been devoted to exploring an alternative black aesthetic: the trickster tradition, or Neo-Hoodooism. A regular contributor to...See more