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Chocolate CitiesThe Black Map of American Life$
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Marcus Anthony Hunter and Zandria Robinson

Print publication date: 2018

Print ISBN-13: 9780520292826

Published to California Scholarship Online: May 2018

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520292826.001.0001

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Dust Tracks on the Chocolate Map

Dust Tracks on the Chocolate Map

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(p.15) 2 Dust Tracks on the Chocolate Map
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Chocolate Cities
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Marcus Anthony Hunter

Zandria F. Robinson

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University of California Press
DOI:10.1525/california/9780520292826.003.0002

Centering the life and times of Zora Neal Hurston and the music of Lauryn Hill, this chapter begins to develop the Black Map. The chapter questions the currency of existing map, revealing the consequences of the white logics and practices upon which our maps are based. Also questioning the assumptions within the Great Migration narrative, this chapter offers the idea of a “long migration” to better characterize the constant movement by black people in their quest for freedom. The authors illustrate the radical potential of imagining and creating maps that better reflect the lives and experiences of people of color.

Keywords:   Zora Neal Hurston, Eatonville, The Black Map, long migration, the Great Migration, critical black geography, Lauryn Hill

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