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John Murillo III - Impossible Stories: On the Space and Time of Black Destructive Creation

John Murillo's new book, Impossible stories: On the Space and Time of Black Destructive Creation , dissects Black time and space in order to better understand the nature and mechanics of Black life and death lived in the antiblack world. The following is an interview the author had with with Roberto Sirvent of Black Agenda Report . Roberto Sirvent: How can your book help BAR readers understand the current political and social climate? John Murillo III:  In  Impossible Stories ,  I dissect Black time and space—Black spatiotemporality—in order better understand the nature and mechanics of Black life and death lived in the antiblack world. Theoretical questions about the relationship between Black folk and history, memory, the passage of time, the problem/question of “progress,” the ability to “belong” somewhere, and the capacity to move through and occupy a place animate my writing and thinking throughout, as well as the literary works I curated for the analysis.  Bu

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