2011 The Root 100

Touré is a cultural critic, TV pundit and author.

  • Influence: 66
  • Reach: 10.2
  • Substance: 6.5
  • Media Mentions: 7
  • Internet Mentions: 47100
  • Twitter Followers: 37904
  • Touré

  • Author who recently released 'Who's Afraid of Post-Blackness? What It Means to Be Black Now.'
  • Job: Cultural critic and author
  • Sector: Entertainment/Media
  • Twitter: @Toure
  • Location: Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Age: 40
  • Bio: Touré writes with a fresh hip-hop irreverence that propels him to the top of the heap. He recently received widespread attention with the ESPN article "What If Mike Vick Were White?" He also just released Who's Afraid of Post-Blackness? What It Means to Be Black Now. Beyond that, not many people can get away with just a first name, except for celebrities such as Prince, Madonna and Beyoncé. According to Boombox, Touré has announced plans via Twitter to collaborate with Nas on his autobiography. Like his Facebook page. 
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