On Kanye, “Disrespectability Politics,” & Icarus’ Life As A Hoe With Burned Wings

As I noted in February 2016, Icarus was actually a black man in America. Of the black men who have recently flown perilously close to the sun of acceptance and “respectability” in the eyes of the world, Kanye West is potentially the most famous American black man lacking “wings” but with metaphorically wax-burned flesh aplenty. There’s something about…




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