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Ishmael Reed

Ishmael Reed is the author of over twenty-five books including Mumbo Jumbo , The Last Days of Louisiana Red , Conjugating Hindi , and Juice! . 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 as he calls it. Founder of the Before Columbus Foundation, he taught at the University of California, Berkeley for over thirty years,...See more