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History of the Present (2022) 12 (2): 207–240.
Published: 01 October 2022
... Angeles Times , published an “exposé” of the NBA: “NBA and Cocaine: Nothing to Snort At.” In this shocking piece, Cobbs estimated that between 40 percent and 75 percent of the player base were using cocaine. cjblack@berkeley.edu Copyright © 2022 by Duke University Press 2022 race...
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History of the Present (2011) 1 (2): 259–264.
Published: 01 October 2011
.... Homosexuality, Race, and the Rhetoric ofNationalism Stefan P. Dudink It is a pleasure and honor to be invited to say a few words at the opening of this conference. I would like to begin by thanking the organizers of the conference for staging such a terrific opportunity to develop languages to understand...
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History of the Present (2019) 9 (1): 55–83.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Jae Kyun Kim; Moon-kie Jung Copyright © 2019 University of Illinois Press 2019 "The Darker to the Lighter Races": The Precolonial Construction ofRacial Inferiors in l{orea Jae Kyun Kim and Moon-KieJung At a photo op, the delivery of heating coal to the poor in Seoul, in December 2 015...
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History of the Present (2022) 12 (1): 4–33.
Published: 01 April 2022
...Elizabeth Maddock Dillon Abstract This article argues that Freud’s account of binary sexual difference, articulated in the Oedipus complex, is conditioned by a history of racial capitalism. Turning to the foundational work of Hortense Spillers on gender and Atlantic race slavery, this article...
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History of the Present (2021) 11 (1): 2–22.
Published: 01 April 2021
... that was more than literal—a mysterious Black formation, of unguessed dimensions and certain danger, beneath the world as they knew it. Finally, the article asks what we can glean from the literature of Mammoth Cave about the body of Black thought it sought to disavow: the alternative relations between race...
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History of the Present (2020) 10 (2): 237–255.
Published: 01 October 2020
... to the prospects for emancipatory politics. Copyright © 2020 by Duke University Press 2020 identity politics cultural studies race feminism Marxism In discussions of the vexed category “identity politics,” certain modes of explaining words are generally demanded, the first being definition. I...
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History of the Present (2014) 4 (1): 23–48.
Published: 01 April 2014
... as a Negro. When excerpts from Cane were published in Alain Locke's 1925 anthology TheNewNegro, Toomer expressed frustration insofar as the publication helped to entrench him in the prevailing racial designations of his day. Toomer claimed membership in what he called an emergent "American race...
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History of the Present (2020) 10 (1): 146–151.
Published: 01 April 2020
... some of the erasures of his own raced coloniality by those seeking to position him as a thinker as an example, Hall suggests that failing to reckon with his Blackness and how race structured the worlds that he traversed in the Caribbean and Britain is a type of disavowal of the very historical context...
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History of the Present (2019) 9 (2): 166–192.
Published: 01 October 2019
... and the solutions that were attempted in response to this challenge.India"has tried;' Tagore writes,"to make an adjustment of races, to acknowledge the real differences between themwheretheseexist, andyet seek for some basis of unity:'18 India uniquely understood and strove to achieve such a"grand harmony: 19And...
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History of the Present (2020) 10 (1): 117–121.
Published: 01 April 2020
... Britain Diasporic identities move into the future through a symbolic detour through the past. —Stuart Hall, The Fateful Triangle: Race, Ethnicity, Nation I am the sugar at the bottom of the English cup of tea. —Stuart Hall, “Old and New Identities, Old and New Ethnicities” Two islands...
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History of the Present (2024) 14 (1): 174–191.
Published: 01 April 2024
... sensed the valuable race protections that I could count on, living as I did in my middle-class white body in New York. Surely, I felt this protection as I walked around in my white body, sensing my possession of the hard specie that constituted racial capital. My white-embodied sexual adventures were...
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History of the Present (2024) 14 (1): 1–19.
Published: 01 April 2024
... might be altogether refused in the future. We cannot consider the question of the relationship of race to reproduction, or the relationship of both race and reproduction to capitalism, isolated from our current reproductive crisis. The June 2022 United States Supreme Court ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson...
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History of the Present (2024) 14 (1): 50–80.
Published: 01 April 2024
... to 1922, known collectively as the Insular Cases, that constituted Puerto Rico and other US possessions as neither sovereign nor fully part of the United States but “foreign in a domestic sense.” The Supreme Court disenfranchised them from the US polity based on race. At the adoption of the Constitution...
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History of the Present (2022) 12 (2): 283–297.
Published: 01 October 2022
... the anthropological gaze upon diasporic consciousness that perpetuates these taxonomies and instead explicating the conditions under which African diasporicity has been made legible—when, where, and to whom. It is useful here to consider Denise Ferreira da Silva’s argument in Toward a Global Idea of Race...
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History of the Present (2024) 14 (1): 138–155.
Published: 01 April 2024
... of their value, then set about paying their owner, either through their earnings or with third-party assistance ( Hanger 14 ). Coartación could even occur despite slave owner protest. Though united in status, race, and property with slave owners, Spanish imperial officials did not immediately side with owners...
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History of the Present (2024) 14 (1): 20–49.
Published: 01 April 2024
... not to have written with the intent of critiquing then dominant theories inattentive to race and racism (though she does this so well!). Rather, she recalls writing in order to identify and explore the problem of “black women stopping at the gender question” (Spillers et al. 304). “Stopping at the gender...
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History of the Present (2020) 10 (1): 122–128.
Published: 01 April 2020
... the 1950s and 1960s were committed anti-imperialists, well tutored in anti-colonial thinking, they never perceived me as a raced subject at all” (11). He then recounts having responded “with disproportionate rage to one of my earliest reviewers, an intelligent and broadly sympathetic English sociologist...
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History of the Present (2017) 7 (2): 219–241.
Published: 01 October 2017
... our very being; and when wesay our, we mean our race-a racewhich has its greatand broad destiny, a solemn aim in the great career of civilization, with which none ofus has any right to trifle:'3 Religion and beyond religion: these are the coordinates within which the editorial moves. Notably, what...
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History of the Present (2020) 10 (2): 187–207.
Published: 01 October 2020
... can be “bastardized” by race mixing, diluting the assumed purity of genetic racial groups. Unthinkability in the context of Romani history functions similarly and extends into two key realms. First there is a pervasive assumption that the Roma, as unlettered nomads, left no recorded history, so...
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History of the Present (2020) 10 (1): 129–134.
Published: 01 April 2020
... into this question the sense that he and others had of a need to think beyond classical Marxism, which allowed them to view race and colonialism as autonomous systems rather than as simply the issue of class—the prospects of West Indies Federation and the disillusionment that followed its failure and constitutional...