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Black Capitalism Comes to Harlem

Cotton Comes to Harlem: Black Capitalism from Jim Groom on Vimeo.
This week in hardboiled we read Chester Himes’s 1964 novel Cotton Comes to Harlem as well as watched the 1970 proto-blaxploitation film adaptation by Ossie Davis. One of the elements … Continue reading Continue reading

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