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Npr coverage of the blacker the berry by wallace thurman and allyson hobbs news, author interviews, critics' picks and more. The blacker the berry – the book visualizes the historical and social context of kendrick lamar's the blacker the berry from his critically acclaimed album to pimp a butterfly read more about the book here. The blacker the berry the sweeter the juice is a magnificent collection of poems about all the different shades of skin someone of color can be joyce carol thomas .
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