Black Happiness. The Counter-History of an American Myth
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The essay discusses the African-American critical deconstruction of the «pursuit of happiness» from the abolitionist era to the actual neoliberal age. In the hands of black radicalism happiness becomes a space of cultural conflict and a political tool for the definition of an alternative idea of America.