What Are You Doing Here?: A Black Woman's Life and Liberation in Heavy Metal by Laina DawesWhat Are You Doing Here?: A Black Woman's Life and Liberation in Heavy Metal by Laina Dawes

What Are You Doing Here?: A Black Woman's Life and Liberation in Heavy Metal

byLaina DawesForeword bySkin

Paperback | January 8, 2013

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Laina Dawes is not always the only black woman at metal shows, and she's not always the only headbanger among her black female friends. In her first book, the Canadian critic and music fan questions herself, her headbanging heroes, and dozens of black punk, metal, and hard rock fans to answer the knee-jerk question she's heard a hundred times in the small clubs where her favorite bands play: What are you doing here?""
Laina Dawes is a music and cultural critic and opinion writer from Toronto, Canada. She is an active public speaker and contributor to CBC Radio, current affairs columnist for Afrotoronto.com, and contributing Editor (for race, ethnicity and culture) for Blogher.org. Skin formed Skunk Anansie in 1994, releasing the albums Paranoi...
Title:What Are You Doing Here?: A Black Woman's Life and Liberation in Heavy MetalFormat:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.58 inPublished:January 8, 2013Publisher:Bazillion PointsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1935950053

ISBN - 13:9781935950059

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