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Published: 19 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375258-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7525-8
... politics troubled the hegemony of discourses of racial democracy on the island. CHAPTER ONE IRON FIST AGAINST RAP In the 1980s, Luis Armando Lozada Cruz, more popularly known as Vico C, began listening to hip-­hop. Born in Brooklyn, New York, Vico...
Published: 16 November 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002727-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0272-7
Published: 17 May 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478004561-075
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0456-1
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384915-077
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8491-5
Series: a John Hope Franklin Center Book
Published: 12 May 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822399070-020
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9907-0
Published: 04 February 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397328-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9732-8
Series: New Americanists
Published: 01 January 1997
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397748-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9774-8
Series: Perverse modernities
Published: 13 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822378860-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7886-0
Published: 08 September 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376187-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7618-7
... missionary is merely the avant courier of the trading adventurer and the political oppressor with the 70 AUGUST 1920 “mailed fist” in the form of a machine gun. What follows? The foreign devil deprives him of his lands, tramples him...
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By Lauren Berlant, Denis Flannery
Series: Theory Q
Published: 29 October 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005339-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0533-9
... that the entities in conflict be knowable. A difference within one of the entities in ques- tion is precisely what problematizes the very idea of an entity in the first place, rendering the legal point of view inapplicable. Barbara Johnson, Melville s Fist: The Execution of Billy Budd Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick s...
Published: 01 January 1997
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7766-5
...A p p • N D I x I I I Selected Poems and Songs Black Fists, White Fists By]. C. Eden (Commemorating the first mass meeting of White and Negro workers in Chester, Pa.) Under sickle and hammer Black and white hand welded A steel embrace. Black...
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By Lynden Harris
Published: 02 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021421-058
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2142-1
... medical attention. Look at his foot. He yelled again for us to put our hands behind our backs. When the other young black man complied, several deputies seized a fistful of his hair and slammed his face against the concrete wall, then jacked his arms up high, forcing him onto his tiptoes. I was shocked...
Series: Writing Matters!
Published: 01 January 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013075-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1307-5
... on hips, the wnba calls for fists on hips. 4 Perhaps rule makers, accounting for women refs, presumed that women routinely stand with hands on hips, requiring fists for a legible blocking call kind of like needing a safe word for sexual situa- tions in which stop may be part of play. Conventions...
Published: 13 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373520-056
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7352-0
..., and this summer I m noticing dead twigs amidst their greenery. Three months from now, they will begin to shed leaves, becoming an orange- yellow luminescence on clear fall days, by November revealing the bare bones of their trunks and branches. Five months after that, leaves will emerge, pale- green fists...
Published: 12 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372899-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7289-9
.... In the latter half of the decade, El tren fantasma ( The Ghost Train , 1926) and El puño de hierro ( The Iron Fist , 1927), directed by Gabriel García Moreno in Orizaba, Veracruz, reworked the conventions of imported serials to highlight the dark underside of urbanization and expanding transportation...
Published: 13 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373520-088
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7352-0
... the beach find the same shell alive, muscle of animal protruding, then retracting in response to my touch. The shells taper to fragile points thinner than my little finger. They bulge into hollow chambers bigger than my fist, the biggest bleached white and covered with barnacles. I ve brought a field guide...
Published: 02 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021421-021
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2142-1
... 49 18 Red, Half- White, and Blue Fear clenched my teeth. Lips trapped my whimpers when our father beat us. The lightest sound made jackhammers of his fists, his leather belt a whip that snapped our pleas to pieces. My brothers and I winced out of shirts and pants, comparing backs and hips...
Series: The World Readers, The World Readers
Published: 19 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377450-065
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7745-0
... by Mike Mzileni, dm2002040407. Used by permission of Bailey’s African History Archive (baha). show the clenched fist and shout “Power!” or “Amandla” before they were allowed to pass. The first road block was reinforced by thousands more students march- ing along Potchestroom...
Series: The World Readers, The World Readers
Published: 19 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377450-078
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7745-0
...; it is enough that it be politically correct. The more fists and spears and guns, the better. The range of themes is narrowed down so much that all that is funny or curious or genuinely tragic in the world is extruded. Ambiguity and con- tradiction are completely shut out, and the only conflict permitted...
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By Lynden Harris
Published: 02 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021421-043
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2142-1
... wheeling that corner with this look on her face. All I see is her fist. Hits me with a two piece and knocks me out in the chair. When I fi nally gather myself together, the first thing I hear is the po- lice say to the principal, Looks like every thing s taken care of here. We ll just be on our way...