Skip Nav DestinationBy Marcus Garvey, John Dixon, Mariela Haro Rodriguez, Anthony Yuen, Robert A. HillBy Ronak K. KapadiaBy Hentyle YappBy Simone C. Drake, Ralina L. Joseph, Dwan K. HendersonBy La Marr Jurelle BruceBy Savannah ShangeBy Soyica Diggs Colbert, Tina Post, Douglas A. Jones Jr., Shane Vogel
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Published: 01 January 1994
Book: The Marcus Garvey and United Negro Improvement Association Papers, Volume XII: The Caribbean Diaspora, 1920-1921
Published: 08 September 2014
... of any such success that has been achieved here; and former Negro movements have been characterized by a feeble policy; bad leadership; want of intelligence, and above all by a conspicuous lack of discipline. (4) It has always struck me as very significant of what may be called the levity of...
Published: 24 April 2020
... posts it isn t. Set the cap and gown aside when you sit down to write. Writing that sounds oratorical, stiff, and formal is unclear and opaque and difficult to understand, whoever the audience is. Introduce some levity throw in a contraction or two! Because we take our writing seriously and hope that...
Published: 01 January 2021
... me in more ways than I can name, across time and distance. Asher and Conner bring joy and levity to it all. Emma Capri casts a bright light on the future. Jean and Tom Sine have shared in all the joys and challenges that writing this book has entailed, providing encouragement every step of the way. I...
Published: 25 October 2019
..., the inflated balloon baby version towered buoyantly above demonstrators in London s Trafalgar Square.13 The images (both real and photoshopped) of the angry orange baby of- fered a moment of much- needed levity in calamitous times. But the giant balloon reminds me of other atmospheric objects that...
Published: 12 March 2021
Published: 28 February 2020
... on the Obama house hold.1 When Obama straight- faced but winkingly referred to himself as a mutt, he ushered in some much- needed levity to the dawn of his presidency and to a then little joked- about but highly debated topic: Barack Obama s mixed- race African American background. In his first...
Book: Diary of a Detour
Published: 10 August 2020
... Martin attacked Zimmerman she blurted out, That s retarded, sir. It was the conjunction of these two words sir and retarded that sparked a macabre levity, for the first time in weeks J and I roared with laughter. It was as though the unconscious of half the U.S. erupted for a moment, shattering...
Published: 26 February 2021
..., queer and vegan practices of resignification have undertheorized and underappreci- ated material consequences. Queer feminist debates and insights about the ethics of sex (both gen- dered enfleshment and doing it) can ofer some nuance and levity to read- ings of the politics of meat. Meat- eating, like...
Published: 01 January 2020
... [her] per for mance. 10 However, a quick cadence and jaunty deliv- ery do not necessarily suggest levity. Bounciness might characterize a cheery skip through blooming pastures, but it might also mark a frenzied scramble through bloody trenches. I propose that Simone s pitter patter echoes the beat of...
Published: 15 November 2019
... Pan Dulce signify with a levity and sovereignty too rare to euphemize. College Access as Social Justice: The California Context In order to understand the political stakes of daily classroom interactions between students and Sofia, you gotta locate her class in the larger political project of Robeson...
Published: 11 September 2020
... still blessedly connected to earth and to gods, an uncontami- nated fount from which we might drink in limited doses to reconnect with innocence or mysticism. This view underwrote much of the levity of the Jazz Age, as well as the change in Western artistic styles sparked by Picasso s famous encounter...
Published: 24 April 2020
... audience is. Introduce some levity throw in a contraction or two! Because we take our writing seriously and hope that others do too, our prose conveys anxiety. Our citations betray us here ( Look, these other people agree with me but alongside these attributions that academic convention requires, we fill...
Published: 27 September 2019
... which syllable, and placement of each voice in the stereo field. Some singers get a case of the giggles toward the end of the track, and their near- breakdowns lighten the mood as the piece concludes. Those yuks highlight what is, for me, the distinctive charm of the recording; I hear them as the levity...
Published: 08 November 2019
Published: 06 September 2019
... instrumentality seem entirely opposed to the for- its- own- sake expres- sive norms of plea sure, pretense, ambiguity, and levity that play invokes. As M. Lane Bruner (2005: 148) remarks in his discussion of activist satire, The humorless state has a very difficult time dealing with absurdity, sym- bolic protest...
Published: 29 November 2019
... pleasur- able moments, but she was not a woman who seemed to have ever had much fun when growing up or even after, apart from going to the movies. And she seemed to be on guard against levity surfacing in the household. I House of Strangers/Diminished Lives 115 remember her once singing the Christmas...
Published: 16 October 2020
Published: 10 April 2020
Published: 10 April 2020
... levity into what would otherwise be a serious scholarly proceeding. the capital OF 6/8 49 Though the percussion line on its own is identifiable as shesh- o- hasht, the drum provides only one part of the interlocking composite of rhyth- mic entities (Iyer 2002, 398) that contributes to the groove. Dance...