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The Heat is On

  • Author(s): Raengo, Alessandra
  • et al.

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https://doi.org/10.5070/R72145854Creative Commons 'BY' version 4.0 license
Abstract

At one point in Kahlil Joseph’s two-screen installation BLKNWS (2018 – ongoing), African American poet June Jordan recites her “Song of the Law Abiding Citizen.” Strategicallyunderstated and delivered with deadpan irony, the poem begins by quickly accumulating momentum.

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