For black music in America today, the audience has never been so large, but the political voice has never been so faint.
Why is explicit White female sexuality celebrated when its Black counterpart is demonized?
This writer had avoided wading into the hoopla about Miley Cyrus’ performance at this year’s VMAs until a great deal of it had died down. Serious or sober critique is rarely heard above the deafening din of knee-jerk reactions.
Nevertheless, the Cyrus incident does give an opportunity to deconstruct an aspect of