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Published: 30 November 1990
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381648-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8164-8
... The New Black Revolution: The Black Consciousness Movement and the Black Church You know yourselves that we have been a people who hated our African characteristics. We hated our head, we hated the shape of our nose—we wanted one of...
Published: 26 November 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376620-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7662-0
...9 Big Black Beauty: Drawing and Naming the Black Male Figure in Superhero and Gay Porn Comics Darieck Scott Here is a fragment of a story you’ve heard many times even if you never lis- tened to it, a fact you know even if you rarely consider it. This is Markus Ram— a porn star, in...
Published: 12 October 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390411-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9041-1
... Kimberly Springer Divas, Evil Black Bitches, and Bitter Black Women 10​ African American Women in Postfeminist and Post-Civil-Rights Popular Culture uch of feminist theory recognizes the contributions of ​Mwomen of color...
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387695-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8769-5
...III the quest for self-determination chapter six black studies and the birth of the institute of the black world n the wake of the April 1968 assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., college students in Atlanta began pressing for the...
Published: 04 June 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381174-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8117-4
... Robin D. G. Kelley and Betsy Esch Black Like Mao: Red China and Black Revolution This is the era of Mao Tse-Tung, the era of world revolution and the Afro- American’s struggle for liberation is a part of an invincible world-wide movement. Chairman...
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387060-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8706-0
...CHAPTER 1 Black Minstrel, Black Modernism By the time Bert Williams appeared in the Ziegfeld Follies of 1915, his career as a performer had taken him from carnivals in California—performing in Santa Cruz, Monterey, Salinas, and other coastal towns—to medicine shows and fairs across the...
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387060-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8706-0
...CHAPTER 3 Theorizing Black-on-Black Cross-Culturality Perhaps the best way to frame and conceptualize the intricate position of West Indian immigrants in relationship to the cultural explosion of the Har- lem Renaissance is to make use of a phenomenon known to naturalists. This sudden...
Published: 22 December 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389422-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8942-2
... Robert W. Widell Jr. ≥ ‘‘The Power Belongs to Us and We Belong to the Revolutionary Age’’ the alabama black liberation front and the long reach of the black panther...
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391517-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9151-7
... 5 “You Look Beautiful Like That” Black Dandyism and Visual Histories of Black Cosmopolitanism I ask you to note how, within the black repertoire, style—which mainstream cultural critics often believe to be the mere husk, the...
Published: 30 October 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375913-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7591-3
... 3​ ​Black Chicks Marketing Black Women in the Video Era In January 2007 Angel Kelly and I traveled to Las Vegas together for the Adult Video News (avn) Adult Entertainment Expo. When we met in 2003 in Memphis, Tennessee, Angel, the...
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374565-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7456-5
... The most beloved folkloric figure in the Netherlands is Zwarte Piet/Black Pete, a blackface, silly man or woman, wielding ungrammatical “dumbspeak,” who comes with his boss, Sinterklaas, a white bishop, from Spain every year to bring presents to children. Although black people have protested...
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396031-058
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9603-1
... ~57~ NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF BLACK CHURCHMEN "Black Power" Statement, July 31, 1966, and "Black Theology" Statement, June 13, 1969 Dr. Benjamin A. Payton, the executive ofthe Commission on Religion and Race of the...
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396031-059
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9603-1
... JAMES H. CONE "Black Theology and the Black Church: Where Do We Go from Here?" Born in 1938 at Fordyce, Arkansas, and raised within the AME Church, James H. Cone obtained a divinity degree from Garrett Theological Seminary and a...
Published: 11 October 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387220-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8722-0
... DWIGHT A. MCBRIDE STRAIGHT BLACK STUDIES: ON AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDIES, JAMES BALDWIN, AND BLACK QUEER STUDIES The sexual question and the racial...
Published: 27 September 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383888-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8388-8
... 5 The Masculinization of Mothering: The Oakland Black Panthers and the Black Body Politic There is an old African saying, ‘‘I am we If you met an African in ancient times and asked him who he was...
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387596-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8759-6
...DIASPORA AND DESIRE Gendering ‘‘Black America’’ in Black Liverpool jacqueline nassy brown ‘‘Black Liverpool’’ and ‘‘black America no less than the ‘‘African Diaspora refer to racialized geographies of the imagination.∞ The mapping of racial signifiers onto geographical ones lends such...
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391319-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9131-9
...Evelio Grillo Black Cuban, Black American Black Cubans and White Cubans While maintaining its identity as a distinctly Latin community, Ybor City, my birthplace, lies completely within the city of Tampa, Florida, which governs it. Culturally, socially, and economically a small city...
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391319-052
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9131-9
...Ejima Baker Can BET Make You Black? Remixing and Reshaping Latin@s on Black Entertainment Television One lazy Wednesday morning I was lying in bed, surrounded by reading and flipping through my five hundred cable channels, desperately looking for any opportunity for further...
Published: 21 August 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391883-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9188-3
... . . . . . . recovering the little black girl Incest and Black American Textuality The race or group mother is the point of access to a group history and bodily identity, but she is also the cultural vehicle for fixing, ranking, and subduing groups and bodies. —Laura Anne Doyle, Bordering on the Body In a...
Published: 23 July 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385103-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8510-3
... 1 THE POT IS BREWING Marlon Riggs’s Black IsBlack Ain’t There has been a history of excluding other black folk from community to the detriment of our overall empowerment.—Marlon Riggs...