With Good Reason Radio: Newton's Annotator

A deep dive into mid-century African American newspapers, exploring how Black pulp fiction reassembled genre formulas in the service of racial justice

Brooks Hefner, author of Black Pulp: Genre Fiction in the Shadow of Jim Crow, is featured on Virginia Humanities's With Good Reason:

A lot of the day’s popular shows like Lovecraft Country and Watchmen have their roots in Black newspapers. Brooks Hefner says these stories imagined futuristic solutions to issues of Jim Crow and racism.

Listen to the episode at With Good Reason Radio. 

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