CFC Talks Love with Author Kiese Laymon

Hey Crunk Family,

We are incredibly excited about the next installment in our annual love series. In this video, CF Crunktastic interviews author and professor Kiese Laymon.

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Kiese Laymon


Kiese has written beautifully about the politics of love among Black men and women, not just romantically, but in rough political times like these.

Below, we are providing you links to two of his most recent essays, links to both of his books which are awesome and will give you your entire life.

But first watch the interview. It’s a great way to kick off your week. You’ll be so glad you did.



“Kiese Laymon on Trayvon, Black Manhood, and Love”

“Rachel Jeantel’s Short Blue Dream”

Long Division: A Novel

“How To Slowly Kill Yourself and Others in America — Essays”


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