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Jabari Asim

Jabari Asim is a writer and multidisciplinary artist. He directs the MFA program in creative writing at Emerson College, where he is also the Elma Lewis Distinguished Fellow in Social Justice. His nonfiction books include The N Word: Who Can Say It, Who Shouldn't, and Why ; What Obama Means: For Our Culture, Our Politics, Our Future ; Not Guilty: Twelve Black Men Speak Out on Law, Justice, and Life ; and We Can't Breathe: On Black Lives, White Lies, and the Art of Survival . His books for...See more