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Published: 30 November 1990
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381648-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8164-8
Published: 28 February 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009009-018
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0900-9
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385868-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8586-8
Book Chapter

By Allyson Nadia Field
... Black entrepreneurs Black labor in the motion picture industry actualities / nonfiction comedy Black urbanity ...
Published: 22 March 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392774-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9277-4
Published: 16 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373711-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7371-1
... Following the assertion that the 1960s urban riots are essential to the historical context of black political subjectivity, Kwame Holmes proposes that they must also yield lessons for our understanding of the gender and sexual politics of black social movements. Holmes reconfigures...
Published: 15 November 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005605-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0560-5
Published: 09 June 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384700-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8470-0
Book Chapter

By E. Patrick Johnson
Published: 16 September 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7371-1
... Washington D.C. riots black political economy urban history black radicalism black sexual subjectivity ...
Published: 18 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375555-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7555-5
... in the motion picture industry actualities / nonfiction comedy Black urbanity ...
Published: 30 July 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376354-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7635-4
Published: 19 September 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7525-8
... caserío Mano Dura underground reggae en español dancehall hip-hop urban blackness diaspora ...
Published: 17 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7358-2
... scrubs, prom dresses, or coats and ties, with photos of those same individuals performing menacing stereotypes of black urban life. The photos anticipate their sitters’ own premature deaths, refusing to be silenced by the probability of a future violent death they confront on a daily basis in the present...
Published: 09 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375982-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7598-2
... This chapter considers work by artists who explore the nexus between urban popular photographic practices and visual constructions of prestige and personhood in the history of art. It analyzes Kehinde Wiley’s paintings and Black Light (2010) photographic series, which foreground issues of black...
Published: 09 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375982-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7598-2
... This chapter analyzes street photography, one of the most popular contemporary photographic portrait forms across black urban communities in the United States and Jamaica. In street photography clients pose for Polaroids or digital pictures before makeshift hand-painted photographic backdrops...
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375852-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7585-2
... on the intersections between notions of habitability and gauges of humanness are explored. This line of inquiry is situated in and around post-Katrina New Orleans, drawing upon notions of contamination, deluge, and purification, in order to unearth how the always-already defiled status of Black geographies...
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375111-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7511-1
...” (i.e., the racial integration) of some city neighborhoods. With the demise of influx controls in 1986, African in-migration pushed demand for urban housing. Yet most attempts to accommodate African people came in the form of site-and-service schemes, which by confining blacks to the city limits only...
Published: 19 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375258-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7525-8
..., and a discussion of the twentieth-century debates about Puerto Rican national and racial identities. The chapter also includes an analysis of the relationship between place and race on the island to detail how multiple constructions of blackness, including “folkloric blackness” and “urban blackness” circulate...
Published: 19 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375258-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7525-8
... between blackness and Latinidad in the United States. At the same time, media coverage frequently compared reggaetón to hip-hop, thus linking Latinos and African Americans via problematic stereotypes of urban communities. The chapter explores the representations of Daddy Yankee and N.O.R.E., two...
Published: 19 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375258-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7525-8
.... The chapter also provides important background about the Mano Dura contra el Crimen campaign in the mid-1990s in Puerto Rico, demonstrating how Mano Dura cemented stereotypes of urban blackness on the island that underground artists contested. A close analysis of Eddie Dee’s lyrics and music video for “Señor...