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Evening Exchange; Black Erotica

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Jefferson, Joia Smith, Kwasi Nnamdi, Kojo DeCosta-Willis, Miriam Pfaff, Francoise Stanley, Thomas Fogel, Julius Fogel, Margaret

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Episode Number: 102692The panel discusses the recent popularity of black erotica. The editor and contributors of "Erotique Noire/Black Erotica" talk about amassing and publishing their anthology of erotic writing by African Americans. They discuss the difference between pornography and erotica, and how erotic literature by black authors has a base and connection to African culture. Two sex therapists provide insight concerning why erotica generally is become more prevalent in popular culture. Economic recession and the AIDS crisis the therapists feel are two factors that contribute to its popularity, and that erotica is helping to bring back the intellectuality and spirituality of sexuality.
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