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Cashmore's arguable examine argues that black tradition has been switched over right into a commodity, frequently within the pursuits of white owned companies. utilizing unique experiences of the promoting of Motown, Michael Jackson and the Artist previously referred to as Prince, Cashmore means that inflating the importance of this commodified 'black tradition' may very well be counter-productive within the fight for racial justice.

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