Niggas in Paris?: Traveling between the “Who” and “What” of Diaspora in the Study of African American Religion

@article{Driscoll2016NiggasIP,
  title={Niggas in Paris?: Traveling between the “Who” and “What” of Diaspora in the Study of African American Religion},
  author={Christopher M. Driscoll and Monica R. Miller},
  journal={Journal of Africana Religions},
  year={2016},
  volume={4},
  pages={28 - 53}
}
Designators of diasporic travel used within African American religion are seldom interrogated for the manner in which they rely on and reify sacred/profane thinking. These designators also attempt to recuperate a past identity through reliance on self-evident claims like “home,” “memory,” “experience,” and so on. We turn to author James Baldwin and rapper Kanye West to emphasize the manner in which such travel and movement is multiplicative, never an endeavor limited to either sacred or profane… 

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