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Camera Obscura (2022) 37 (2 (110)): 31–57.
Published: 01 September 2022
... study suggest about how the media tends to portray white women and women of color in other social change movements? ab4vs@virginia.edu Copyright © 2022 by Camera Obscura Published by Duke University Press 2022 women and white supremacy media and white supremacy Charlottesville 2017...
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Camera Obscura (2023) 38 (2 (113)): 173–197.
Published: 01 September 2023
.... The events that transpire between Idusuyi and her environment demonstrate how affective economies of Blackness operate within white conservative politics. Rankine's Citizen is embedded in Idusuyi's quiet protest in ways that are not clear until fully explicated by the media. However, when...
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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (2 (92)): 27–59.
Published: 01 September 2016
... to define herself is not one determined by the history of white supremacy. These programs hinge on immobility as a mode of being. Depicting female subjects who will never entirely escape abjection, these shows also highlight racial and class-based differences in the embrace of not only this twenty-first...
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Camera Obscura (2015) 30 (2 (89)): 125–155.
Published: 01 September 2015
... into a Culver City back lot: peaceful, iso- lated, and entirely white.”  — Allison Graham, “Griffith, Andy,”The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture, Volume 18: Media In The Andy Griffith Show (CBS, 1960 – 68) episode “Andy Discov- ers America,” Sheriff Andy Taylor (Andy Griffith) jokingly asks...
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Camera Obscura (2019) 34 (3): 157–167.
Published: 01 December 2019
..., technology, and youth advocacy who navigate office cultures scaffolded by white Figure 4. Insecure (HBO, 2016 ) 164 Camera Obscura supremacy. They are also adrift in the Los Angeles dating scene, but Issa and Molly find solace in each other. Though Insecure and other shows lack theme songs, they have...
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Camera Obscura (2022) 37 (1 (109)): 1–29.
Published: 01 May 2022
... the very types of people Trump and his supporters disparage through their hate speech. By doing these specific dances with a voice track of Trump supporters playing in the background, Snoopmaya engages in an embodied critique and subversion of white supremacy. 39 While comedy is a key feature...
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Camera Obscura (2023) 38 (1 (112)): 165–195.
Published: 01 May 2023
... Coates, “The First White President.” 56. Ghassan Hage, White Nation: Fantasies of White Supremacy in a Multicultural Society (Sydney: Pluto, 1998), 20. 57. Duncan, “ ‘I Drink Liberal Tears,’ ” 518. 58. Deckman, Tea Party Women , 132. 59. Nicholas Kristof and Stuart...
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Camera Obscura (2017) 32 (3 (96)): 33–61.
Published: 01 December 2017
..., but these jokes illustrate how the show’s humor racializes education and respectability as Asian American within liberal white supremacy. The crisis of the “good life” is told, not through Lily, but through other raced characters who evoke and deploy cultural capital to express what education...
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Camera Obscura (2015) 30 (1 (88)): 129–153.
Published: 01 May 2015
... representations. The title of this essay thus reflects the reality that, regardless of how positive a spin is put on representation, the work of white supremacy is always already done. Rather than continuing to have the same conversation that draws the same conclusions, we might do better by looking...
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Camera Obscura (2006) 21 (1 (61)): 71–103.
Published: 01 May 2006
... scrawled on the back of a photograph. In the South, the predominant image of white supremacy was not the police mug shot but the lynching postcard (figure 5). The spectacle of lynching served simultaneously to terrorize blacks and reassure whites. Kirk Fuoss estimates that between 1882...
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Camera Obscura (2008) 23 (2 (68)): 41–66.
Published: 01 September 2008
... in a circumscribed arena in which women's film is allowed to speak about women but not about film. More specifically, The Watermelon Woman both presents and represents the negotiations, mediations, and tensions triangulated among dominant film history, white feminist film studies and production, and black film...
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Camera Obscura (2009) 24 (3 (72)): 111–151.
Published: 01 December 2009
... hooks, who argued in a 1994 article: “Palcy, whether consciously or unconsciously, links the struggle to end racism with feminist struggle, suggesting that any authentic white male challenge to white supremacy threatens the structure of white patriarchy.” hooks and others asserted...
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Camera Obscura (2001) 15 (3 (45)): 195–225.
Published: 01 December 2001
... Jr. was apparently offered a ride by three men, two of them with links to white supremacy groups. He was beaten, chained behind a truck, and dragged until his body disintegrated. The Ku Klux Klan subsequently marched on Jasper...
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Camera Obscura (2009) 24 (1 (70)): 37–65.
Published: 01 May 2009
... and for groups. In her essay on contemporary Web sites that operate through a model of collective feeling or experience (the Aryan Nations Web site presenting white supremacy as a form of love rather than hate, for example), Sara Ahmed writes, The role of feelings in mediating the relation between...
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Camera Obscura (2020) 35 (1 (103)): 109–137.
Published: 01 May 2020
... identity is linked to pleasure and entertainment, but it is also deeply marked by its nationalist loyalty not just to state practices but also to the white racial state s ethos of exceptionalism and supremacy. In this way, all these films and series picnick- ing on Islamophobia organizes brown bodies...
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Camera Obscura (2015) 30 (3 (90)): 61–91.
Published: 01 December 2015
..., and making official practices consistent with ‘the American creed,’ reparation makes us rethink what drove racial domination in the United States. It underscores that white supremacy did not arise from ignorance or personal antipathies, but from the pursuit of wealth, power, land, tobacco, sugar...
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Camera Obscura (2010) 25 (2 (74)): 1–39.
Published: 01 September 2010
..., such as Guitar Player, than in female-­oriented magazines, like Rockrgrl. More disturbingly, most of Daisy Rock’s featured artists have been white females (the majority of whom are bleached blondes), a practice that reproduces an ideology of white supremacy in rock culture...
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Camera Obscura (2012) 27 (3 (81)): 101–135.
Published: 01 December 2012
... as a response to the partiality of the community that the lm creates — one peopled primarily, though not exclusively, by white, able- bodied, dyke couples.” And, to be clear, although the new queer media work discussed in this article critically reimag- ines s cultural feminism as a formation that can...
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Camera Obscura (2021) 36 (2 (107)): 1–31.
Published: 01 September 2021
... many subsequent accounts of her performance confirms the “selective forgetting” and “failures of memory” that subtend the reproduction of gender hierarchies and white supremacy. 74 What Reynolds has gotten away with is credibility as a dancer, a credibility that, Amaryah Shaye reminds us, hinges...
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Camera Obscura (1988) 6 (1 (16)): 78–116.
Published: 01 January 1988
... predecessors." Those changes reflect more than the differences between television and radio as media: they illuminate as well significant transformations in U.S. society during the 1950s, and they underscore the important role played by television in explaining and legitimizing...