Souleo: New book positions Obama, Trayvon Martin, and Diana Ross as ‘Racial Icons’

Diana Ross from Surrender album photo shoot 1971Nicole R. Fleetwood calls her latest book On Racial Icons: Blackness and the Public Imagination, “an act of love.” But readers may end up referring to it as tough love as Fleetwood offers a searing investigation into America’s fixation on black images from President Obama to a living legend of tennis, Serena Williams. Continue Reading →