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By Lynden Harris
Published: 02 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021421-058
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2142-1
...124 52 Helpless Psycho sat on the dayroom floor, crying. He was a young black guy, kinda small, with pointy ears and geeky glasses. That s how come we called him Psycho. A few days earlier, before his arrest, his shotgun had misfired and blown of two toes. His ban dages weren t being changed, and...
Published: 09 February 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386964-018
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8696-4
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397229-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9722-9
Published: 21 July 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373346-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7334-6
... “Trotskyism.” As James writes, “deprived of Trade Unions and Press, their Soviets being merely a screen for the manipulation of Stalin’s monolithic party, the workers were helpless.” ...
Published: 10 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373056-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7305-6
... Engaging in theories of responsibilization, this chapter seeks to demonstrate the often intimate links between responsibilization and biopolitical claims of dependency, blame, helplessness, and culpability, and to show responsibility’s complex relationship with practices of irresponsibilization...
Published: 08 September 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376187-108
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7618-7
... APRIL 1921 absolutely helpless without the co-operation of the other. I anticipate a hot time for the subjects of his African Republic if the tone of his addresses in Jamaica is an index of what is to take place then. I am. Etc...
Published: 28 July 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376873-127
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7687-3
... conditions even worse than I had anticipated. Brother Seymour came to me helpless, he said he could not stem the tide that had arisen. I sat on the platform in Azusa Street Mission, and saw the manifestations of the flesh, spiritualistic controls, saw people practicing hypnotism at the altar over can...
Book Chapter

By Lynden Harris
Published: 02 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021421-034
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2142-1
... smell the burning flesh. I felt completely helpless to break out of the self- destruction. Black depression coated me like ancient tar pits. The only relief from the suf- focation was getting high or harming myself. 74 Tar Pit One day when I was home alone, I loaded my dad s rifle, braced the butt...
Published: 02 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021421-087
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2142-1
... usual, with steak and good spirits livening up the chow hall. But before long, the meal was over, and all the death row jumpsuits headed down the tunnel. My spirits declined fast. It was my fourth Christmas without family. The closer we got to our block, the more helpless and the less human I felt...
Published: 10 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7305-6
... chapter seeks to demonstrate the often intimate links between responsibilization and biopolitical claims of dependency, blame, helplessness, and culpability, and to show responsibility’s complex relationship with practices of irresponsibilization. Ethnographically, my analysis pivots around an interaction...
Published: 10 December 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385042-122
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8504-2
... most of our debates on foreign politics. But perhaps it s as digni ed as sending in an ultimatum one week and going o to Ja a the next, to the tune of Partant pour la Syrie, as your eet did, my good friend Leaving to the British eet the sole glory of bombarding a helpless town said the...
Published: 28 July 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376873-061
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7687-3
.... He seems to maintain a helpless dependence on God and is as simple-hearted as a little child, and at the same time is so filled with God that you feel the love and power every time you get near him. –W.H. Durham 46. GASTON BARNABAS...
Published: 28 July 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376873-062
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7687-3
..., and it seems there is no eVort on my part. . . . Now just a word concerning Bro. Seymour, who is the leader of the move- ment under God: He is the meekest man I ever met. He walks and talks with God. His power is in his weakness. He seems to maintain a helpless dependence on God and is as...
Published: 28 July 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376873-126
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7687-3
... Los Angeles, and to my utter surprise and astonishment I found conditions even worse than I had anticipated. Brother Seymour came to me helpless, he said he could not stem the tide that had arisen. I sat on the platform in Azusa Street Mission, and saw the manifestations of the flesh...
Published: 28 July 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376873-128
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7687-3
... conditions even worse than I had anticipated. Brother Seymour came to me helpless, he said he could not stem the tide that had arisen. I sat on the platform in Azusa Street Mission, and saw the manifestations of the flesh, spiritualistic controls, saw people practicing hypnotism at the altar over can...
Published: 19 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377450-053
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7745-0
... book, or by any other disguising name, to us it is a pass. And it means just thisThat homes will be broken up when women are arrested under pass laws • That children will be left uncared for, helpless, and mothers will be torn from their babies for failure to produce a pass • That...
Published: 08 September 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376187-168
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7618-7
... defenceless, it would be a fine spectacle to see me helping the helpless with a coward in the corner the same which I might have reserved for my retreat. Thanking you in advance for space Mr. Editor. Yours for racial uplift, HENRY O. MATTOS...
Published: 08 September 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376187-169
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7618-7
..., his [is] too doubtful to stick to anything, I, as a race man, would be obliged to make the counter-attack with or without a gun, but ever with preparedness. And as I never think of defending a coward but the defenceless, it would be a fine spectacle to see me helping the helpless with a...
Published: 02 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021421-055
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2142-1
... terror, isolation, and helplessness I now felt. That light bulb was the only hope I had. ...
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013099-052
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1309-9
... him even as uncivilized man? Slavery exerts an admittedly demoralizing influence. Its tendency is to degrade, and not to elevate; to pollute, and not to purify; to imbrute, and not to humanize; to destroy, and not to save. And, writhing under its grinding tortures, unpitied and helpless, it is not to...