Wrapping up the fifth season of Black Market Reads, Lissa speaks with author and scholar Dr. Frank B. Wilderson, III about his latest work, Afropessimism (Liveright, 2020). From his youth in Minneapolis to Apartheid South Africa and beyond, Dr. Wilderson has been a committed activist for radical social change. His creative, scholarly, and critical work has been published internationally. He is the author of several books, including Incognegro: Memoir of Exile and Apartheid. And Red, White and Black. Dr. Wilderson is a professor of Drama and African American Studies at the University of California, Irvine.