Quantum Black History: A Review of ‘Physics of Blackness’

What are the fundamental forces of blackness? A review of Michelle Wright's 'Physics of Blackness' and a discussion of how it challenges the paradigms by which black history is discussed

Physics of Blackness (Michelle Wright)The trajectory of blackness is always forward, up, away. On and on, on to the next, next 15 one coming, we shall overcome, move bitch, I’m not gon’ stop, I’m not gon’ give up, ain’t no mountain high enough, I’mma touch the sky— blackness doesn’t just orient itself toward the future, it accelerates toward it, fast and furious. Almost instinctively, blackness wills itself into an eternal procession toward inevitably better days, progress incarnate.

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Published in: Seven Scribes
By: Stephen Kearse