Being black and male is serious business, but its many absurd contradictions are often laugh-out loud.
In Big Black Penis: Misadventures in Race and Masculinity, Bay Area writer Shawn Taylor deftly leads us on a no-holds-barred tour of his masculine development, while acknowledging some deep but often hilarious truths about black men.
Unapologetic and sharply critical, Taylor brings the subject of black masculinity into the 21st century- The Booksmith
Shawn Taylor is the author of People's Instinctive Travels and The Paths of Rhythm.
He is a spoken-word performer and writer who focuses on gender, cultural identity, folklore, ancestry, and ritual. His solo performance "Slower than a Speeding Bullet" was selected as the AOL.com pick of the week.