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Nka (2015) 2015 (36): 6–15.
Published: 01 May 2015
... “the wire” (telegraph, phone, satellite networks), and printed at the receiving location. Opening here with a press photograph of a group of Black youth overturning a large police van during the course of the Brixton riots of 1981, I argue that all of the photographs discussed shed light on the multiple...
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Nka (2018) 2018 (42-43): 212–221.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Hisham Aidi Hisham Aidi traces how Malcolm X—and the black freedom movement, more broadly— have become central to Muslim youth consciousness today. He traces how today, as during the early 1960s, various governments—the United States, Britain, Iran, and Saudia Arabia—have been trying...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (45): 74–86.
Published: 01 November 2019
..., and often working beyond the confines of medium-specificity in what Mercer has called a hybridised aesthetic, Rodney s work engaged with the prejudices faced by Britain s black youth, while simultaneously addressing colonial histories of slavery, derogatory anthropological clas- sifications of the black...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (36): 4–5.
Published: 01 May 2015
... of the unarmed black youth from silence in the face of the turmoil outside? Ferguson, Missouri, Michael Brown, on August 9, Back in the 1960s, when the mainstream, white 2014. To be sure, Brown’s death at the hands of the art world was navel-gazing, lost in the reverie of police marks only one of several...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (45): 88–98.
Published: 01 November 2019
... Power Movement and black struggles in America and identifying with independent and antiapartheid movements on the African conti- nents, particularly the June 16, 1976, Soweto Youth Uprising, Rodney s work also refers to black history and the oppression of people of African descent that has occurred over...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (25): 6–7.
Published: 01 November 2009
... architecture, photography, olis. At the very least, it foregrounds the Western metropolis arship on youth culture of the black Atlantic has only just 4 Taiye Tuakli-Wosornu, “Africa Insight: The New Africans Called video, large-scale sculpture, figurative painting, and site-spe - as a key...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (35): 32–41.
Published: 01 November 2014
... and college bands to attend the festival, and these Project, entitled Ceremonies of Dark Men (CoDM). black youth performed with the renowned musician Fela Kuti, considered to be the “Black President” of Notes Nigeria. Outterbridge’s efforts to train black youth 1 John Outterbridge, poem recited during...
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Nka (2008) 2008 (22-23): 146–151.
Published: 01 May 2008
.... for a masklike blue face, leaving her an open In 1976, when Dumas left South Africa, the repository of meaning and engagement for the country was erupting with the Soweto riots—a viewer. Golub notes that the "extraordinarily con• series of clashes between black youths...
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Nka (2002) 2002 (16-17): 60–65.
Published: 01 May 2002
... expressed a concern for the and quiet resonance. Like most exhibitions it was insistent impact of these "booty" videos on black youth and their bud• upon the sedated, polite contemplation and restrained etiquette ding sexuality. Her concerns are valid and widely felt...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (47): 44–55.
Published: 01 November 2020
... politics : The film s ambivalence over the question of active black politics is conveyed through a general sense of hopelessness, the character s inability to articulate concrete ideas and purposive actions. When the youth does commit an angry political act, it is expressed in the form of a surrealistic...
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Nka (2023) 2023 (52): 68–83.
Published: 01 May 2023
... to the fact that putting something behind glass escalates the level of voyeurism: you become implicated, just by the act of looking. 21 In addition to these historical critiques, Wilson explored the violence of displays through contemporary news stories. His 1991 project The Last Murdered Black Youth dealt...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (34): 66–73.
Published: 01 May 2014
...,” or produce as flash mobs, because now a flash mob “Where Pathways Meet,” or “Love in Outer Space,” is dangerous when it’s working-­class black youth and then scatter once the song is completed, thereby engaged in what one might interpret as uncivil dis- leaving the public space transformed...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 60–69.
Published: 01 November 2016
... black and white ployed and had taken to carrying German ratchet youth mixed and ska music became associated with knives and hand guns. They could be anything from violence. Hard mods and skinheads were in awe of fourteen to twenty-five years old and came from all what they perceived to be the rude...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 122–133.
Published: 01 November 2016
... witness of September 1985, hundreds of Black youth were to her status as a contemporary history painter. subject to summary stop and search, whilst going Coming to grips with the imaginative, political, about their legitimate business.” As he notes, and and aesthetic force of only one of her series...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (29): 22–31.
Published: 01 November 2011
..., it struck a chord deep within the soul of a tion of Young Men; founding a political newspaper, wide spectrum of Black people, particularly Black In/Formation; and joining the leftist organization youth. And for those of us living outside the com- On Guard, headed by Calvin Hicks, along with munity, his...
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Nka (2012) 2012 (30): 4–15.
Published: 01 May 2012
...-­sponsored activities experiences unheard of for other black youth. By the such as swimming and tennis, and lounging on the time Alonzo was ten years old, the Tuskegee Air- flat clay soil at Dead Man’s Peak, a popular meeting men had made a name for themselves, and he was place for the community...
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Nka (2000) 2000 (11-12): 48–55.
Published: 01 May 2000
... of Stephen of the comforting Powellite scenario in which Lawrence and the institutional failures that feral black youth preyed on frail, vulnerable and compounded that tragedy provide...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (40): 68–81.
Published: 01 June 2017
... of six black youths commonly known as the Harlem the basis for a series of prints on paper displayed Six, who were arrested for committing a murder on the wall. Toguo conveys the harsh and immedi- during the Harlem riots of 1964. The case was inte- ately familiar realities of our time through artistic...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (46): 8–26.
Published: 01 May 2020
..., the term seems to have taken on a life of its own and become part of the language of fashion and advertisement, espe- cially in pop culture and marketing in Africa and communities of immigrant black youth in Europe and North America.25 Ohwovoriole interestingly re- ported that no consesus was reached...
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Nka (2007) 2007 (21): 74–81.
Published: 01 May 2007
... connotations can see the African youth movement toward in the representation of the youth in Tooki Bouki modernity framed by the still camera. Each photo• signal to the same symbols of freedom and inde• graph by Seydou Keita, Malick Sidibe, Samuel pendence emphasized in the black-and-white...