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E. Patrick Johnson is Dean of the School of Communication and Annenberg University Professor of Performance Studies and African American Studies at Northwestern University. He is a 2020 inductee into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

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Sweet Tea

The acclaimed book is brought to life as E. Patrick Johnson seamlessly inhabits the many interviewees who comprise the fascinating oral history of black, gay southern life.

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**** 4 stars “Based on his award-winning and critically acclaimed book of the same name, Johnson takes a risk and plunges head first into the difficult subject matter of gay Black men living in southern states.”


MD Theatre Guide, September 2011