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Series: Perverse modernities
Published: 15 October 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390145
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9014-5
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373308
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7330-8
Published: 03 November 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027508-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2750-8
... The third chapter examines the shape of fugitive time in two films by the Black Audio Film Collective: Handsworth Songs (1986) and Twilight City (1989). Established in London in 1982 by a group of students of West African and West Indian descent, Black Audio’s early essay films sought...
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373308-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7330-8
..., dispossession, and rootlessness that many Black Americans feel as a result of their ancestors’ experiences during the peculiar institution. Through the examination of nonfiction travel memoirs, novels, and films, including Maya Angelou’s All God’s Children Need Traveling Shoes, Octavia Butler’s Kindred...
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By Celeste Winston
Series: Errantries
Published: 29 September 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2743-0
...Prologue The prologue opens the book with two stories of Black flight from policing in 1942 and 2015. Unlike reforms suggested in the wake of fatal police violence, the Black geographic tradition of flight offers invaluable lessons about how interconnected strategies of care and fugitivity...
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By Celeste Winston
Series: Errantries
Published: 29 September 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2743-0
... Black flight police violence fugitivity ...
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By Celeste Winston
Series: Errantries
Published: 29 September 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2743-0
... folklore history marronage Black flight ...
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By Celeste Winston
Series: Errantries
Published: 29 September 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2743-0
... fugitive infrastructure Black flight police marronage urban renewal ...
Series: Errantries
Published: 29 September 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027430-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2743-0
... the stories that Black community members tell themselves about their history are part of a larger Black folklore tradition around Black flight. The survival of this folklore has allowed Black community members to remain relatively conscious of enduring legacies of marronage. folklore history marronage...
Series: Errantries
Published: 29 September 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027430-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2743-0
... This chapter explores two local moments of flight from policing that occurred more than a century apart in the same location in Montgomery County. The subjects of focus are a group of maroons who confronted the county militia while traveling along a major county road in 1845 and a Black woman...
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By I. Augustus Durham
Published: 17 November 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2765-2
... neoteric Pan Africanism black post-blackness doubling flight ...
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By Celeste Winston
Series: Errantries
Published: 29 September 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027430-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2743-0
... of “maroon geographies” as a way to understand connections between slavery-era and more contemporary Black flight from and placemaking beyond racial police violence. The introduction also discusses the historical geographic context of the book's focus area in Montgomery County, Maryland, and the local...
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By Michelle D. Commander
Published: 03 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7330-8
... Black migration Flying Africans speculation transatlantic slavery ...
Book Chapter

By Michelle D. Commander
Published: 03 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7330-8
Book Chapter

By Michelle D. Commander
Published: 03 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7330-8
Book Chapter

By Michelle D. Commander
Published: 03 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7330-8
Book Chapter

By Michelle D. Commander
Published: 03 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7330-8
... American South Black nationalism historical preservation Oyotunji Village plantations ...
Published: 03 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7330-8
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373308-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7330-8
... The introduction traces the journeys that helped establish Afro-Atlantic speculation as a genre and modality that opens up possibilities for Black American social life in the post-1965 moment. Beginning with the collective mind-set that began to develop among Africans aboard ships during...
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373308-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7330-8
... This chapter considers the post‒civil rights migration of expatriates to Ghana, which has welcomed Black Americans “home” since Kwame Nkrumah led the nation to its independence from the British in 1957. Through ethnographic, literary, and filmic analyses, this chapter investigates contemporary...