SOULS: Blackness and Tourism (Open Access until 6/3)

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Dear Colleagues and Friends,

I hope this finds you well. We wanted to remind you that Souls' special issue on "Blackness and Tourism" will be open access until Saturday, June 3. Please click on the following link to download, read, cite, teach, and share the brilliant articles in this issue for FREE:  

Blackness and Tourism, SOULS Vol.19, Issue 1

I have included below the issue's table of contents.


Guest Editor’s Note
Karla Slocum


Magnolia Longing: The Plantation Tour as Palimpsest
Tanya Shields

“Giving Back” to Jamaica: Experiencing Community and Conflict while Traveling with Diasporic Heart
Bianca C. Williams

The “Lumpenproletariat’s Redemption”: Black Radical Potentiality and LA Gang Tours
Armond R. Towns

Black Towns and the Civil War: Touring Battles of Race, Nation, and Place
Karla Slocum

“To Preserve is to Resist”: Threading Black Cultural Heritage from within in Quilombo Tourism
Carla Maria Guerrón Montero


Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea
Renée Alexander Craft


Review of The Predicament of Blackness: Postcolonial Ghana and the Politics of Race, by Jemima Pierre
Chinwe Ezinna Oriji

Review of Sex Tourism in Bahia: Ambiguous Entanglements, by Erica Lorraine Williams
Watufani M. Poe

Review of Tales from the Haunted South, Dark Tourism and Memories of Slavery from the Civil War, by Tiya Miles
Lindsey Smith

Review of The Social Life of DNA: Race, Reparations, and Reconciliation after the Genome, by Alondra Nelson
Tala Khanmalek