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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 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 to...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2009) 2009 (24): 136–143.
Published: 01 May 2009
...• nal dance. WTith disconcerting ignorance we find Dowoti Desir is a curator of contemporary art. ourselves asking "What is that?" We wonder, "Is She is currently the Executive Director of the that chocolate? Or is he shooting mercury?" Malcolm X & Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial and Perhaps it...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2002) 2002 (16-17): 104–106.
Published: 01 May 2002
... its logic, while representing difficult reality, as well as much more nondescript, and somewhat or does it mean that the "niggas" who to his visual poetry, his dramatic and punchy Chiricoesque, scene of Malcolm X's assassi• expired in these violent scenes are not made...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2004) 2004 (19): 88–89.
Published: 01 May 2004
... ly from its original context. gallery ready, large-scale format. Zumwalt should have noted this Nov 8 - Dec 23, 2003 Entitled Malcolm X (version 1) Unfortunately, while this paint• on his student Glenn's report...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2008) 2008 (22-23): 88–93.
Published: 01 May 2008
... of other his• Soraya Murray is Assistant Professor of Contempo• toric icons such as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., rary Art and New Media in History of Art and Visu• Malcolm X, Ida B. Wells, and Zora Neale Hurston. al Culture, University of California, Santa Cruz. As Van Peebles's countenance...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2004) 2004 (19): 92–93.
Published: 01 May 2004
... of other historic icons wide open and pave the way for such as Dr. Martin Luther King, the phenomenon that became Malcolm X, Ida B. Wells, and Zora known as blaxploitation. Van Neale Hurston. As Van Peebles's Peebles's weather-beaten visage...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2004) 2004 (19): 90.
Published: 01 May 2004
..., John Lennon, words, the artists' identification the acronym "AIDS" painted Malcolm X, and Che Guevara. By with Fela constitutes demonstra• across her forehead, compared to the time he died of AIDS-related ble evidence of his...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2002) 2002 (16-17): 70–73.
Published: 01 May 2002
.... create a brilliant meditation of regret for the post-colonial con• Still, Lumumba is not a simple political parable of loss and dition. regret in the fashion of Spike Lee's didactic Malcolm X in 1992, a The film's reliance on official history as a prop is also a way film...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2011) 2011 (29): 22–31.
Published: 01 November 2011
... Revolution brought the of Malcolm X. 1950s to a roaring climax with yet another popu- Clearly, this was the era when, as Mao Tse-­tung lar democratic victory. By 1960 the Black Student said, “Countries want Independence, Nations want...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2008) 2008 (22-23): 196–197.
Published: 01 May 2008
... who have been compelled to This exhibition was an intrinsic part Malcolm X, Achebe, Mandela, Marley, take it with her are illuminated and of the celebrations planned by the and Fela Ransom Kuti. Heroes, who for uplifted by this...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2004) 2004 (19): 38–45.
Published: 01 May 2004
... identification and affective resonance It is no accident then that three BAFC films—Handsworth that could move between affection and disaffection, mourning Songs (1985) Seven Songs for Malcolm X (1993), and Three Songs and melancholia, intimacy and solitude...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2002) 2002 (16-17): 41–47.
Published: 01 May 2002
... damn what I say as an artist or what black people have to say, period." 'X' also refers to Malcolm X (who continues to be an esteemed black political figure in Africa and the U.S.) and what V symbolized — a canceling of the slave-name and the legacy of slavery. Amos cancels whiteness...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2012) 2012 (30): 90–97.
Published: 01 May 2012
..., such as Malcolm X, Martin Luther King quick production of the next three, Unite, Wake Up, Jr., Jesse Jackson, Stokely Carmichael, and Huey P. and Uhuru. The prints that followed were African Newton. His images state that we must be about Solar and Victory in the Valley of Esu. In the process...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2016) 2016 (38-39): 60–69.
Published: 01 November 2016
... called congolene, using a mixture of lye, eggs, and potatoes.18 In fact, in his autobiog- The zoot suit for young African American raphy Malcolm X recalls how wearing his “conk” and Mexican American men provided a means of hairstyle, associated with zoot suiters and musicians negotiating subject...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2008) 2008 (22-23): 16–19.
Published: 01 May 2008
... with Malcolm X 18- Nka journal of Contemporary African Art and first meeting Eldridge and Kathleen Cleaver. America and pay for his medical care. "I went back In both books he used the notion of memory to to Brazil and the doctors told me that Flavio re-interpret new and...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2004) 2004 (19): 50–54.
Published: 01 May 2004
... Brown. See Russell Banks, Cloudsplitter (HarperFlamingo, 1998). row, quotations by the revolutionary leaders Frederick Douglass 7 Benjamin Quarles. Allies for Freedom: Blacks and John Brown (New and Malcolm X were interspersed with passages by the writers York: Oxford...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2011) 2011 (29): 42–49.
Published: 01 November 2011
... viewer.17 move through historical figures such as Malcolm Films such as a/k/a Mrs. George Gilbert take X who are frozen in time through their figuration the punctum of the still image and animate it as as wax figures in Baltimore’s Great Blacks in Wax the unfinished...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2001) 2001 (15): 58–63.
Published: 01 November 2001
...", Collection of the artist. Public Library. "As a young art student in the early fifties, the only book I could find about the African-American's place in art history was James the seventies. With the deaths of King and Malcolm X, some of the Porter's Modern Negro (1943). This book became my Bible...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2014) 2014 (34): 60–65.
Published: 01 May 2014
... force man, Frederick Douglass, Marcus Garvey, Martin on earth. Luther King Jr., and Malcolm X distributed flyers Photographers such as James Van Der Zee and with quotes from the latter. Much as O’Grady’s Har- Klytus Smith took shots every step along the way...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2010) 2010 (27): 48–53.
Published: 01 November 2010
... international movement—­ whether through represen- tations of Malcolm X as a revolutionary leader, or doz...