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Nka (2015) 2015 (36): 16–27.
Published: 01 May 2015
... violence to the greater public through expository text and imagery. Copyright © 2015 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2015 racial violence lynching antilynching discourse Meta Warrick Fuller Mary Turner Meta Warrick Fuller’s MARY TURNER and THE MEMORY OF MOB VIOLENCE...
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Nka (2006) 2006 (20): 10–11.
Published: 01 May 2006
... special issues to specific themes lynching and the workings of racial violence as a fun• related to African and African Diaspora arts and visu• damental aspect of the American experience have al culture. This approach allows Nka to provide cut• been so long marginalized...
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Nka (2006) 2006 (20): 86–91.
Published: 01 May 2006
... to be in the center of a conundrum, a conun• drum that is as much intellectual as it is ethical and political, about the meanings of racial violence...
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Nka (2006) 2006 (20): 144–150.
Published: 01 May 2006
... history. In the book Discussion of Recent Developments in This Field. New Legacies of Lynching: Racial Violence and Memory, York: AMS Press. Jonathan Markovitz points out that during the Revolutionary War, lynching was viewed as a punish• Anderson, S., and Caldwell, E. (1935...
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Nka (2006) 2006 (20): 12–21.
Published: 01 May 2006
... lynching. Although I must have learn ed abo ut it, th e fact that racial violence happ en s seems like something I have always known. My stude nts, un aware of thi s truth of American culture, canno t readily po sition th em • selves to make social cha nge. Even more trouble• some, if I do...
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Nka (2006) 2006 (20): 22–31.
Published: 01 May 2006
..., and class anxieties that izing past racial violence and terror, and also mobi• the framing of these images attempt to deny. In their lizing against it in the twenty-first century. various contexts and incarnations, we can discern how lynching photographs create and coerce, magni• The Making...
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Nka (2006) 2006 (20): 32–43.
Published: 01 May 2006
... a silence and myopia about racial violence describes her own journey to understand the lynch• that translated into an epistemology and aesthetics ing that took place in her father's hometown of of denial. In his 1953 poem, "The Swimmers," Alan Marion, Indiana, and to come to terms...
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Nka (2006) 2006 (20): 44–59.
Published: 01 May 2006
... to The Uses and Abuses of Lynching Memory almost fifty thousand during the 1990s, with the dis• Legacies of racial violence have continued to haunt play of a noose considered the most egregious form American society over the last decade, returning the of harassment. In 2000...
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Nka (2006) 2006 (20): 72–85.
Published: 01 May 2006
...• petuated. viewer, threatening attack.18 A repressed image of racialized violence has returned to haunt the nation• In the context of lynching, the signifier of "pure al scene. white womanhood" always exceeded its signifieds, The legacy...
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Nka (2006) 2006 (20): 116–121.
Published: 01 May 2006
... in the sense of the perpetrators of ful exercise of restraint. racial violence being called to account, of course. If the lives of African Americans are really very differ• Walter Cohen is Professor of Comparative Literature at ent from what they were a century ago or even in Cornell University...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (36): 28–39.
Published: 01 May 2015
... and reception, this study aims to illuminate how racial politics influenced a politics of style in this volatile moment. To do so, it situates Die in relation to a mounting attention to protest, violence, social realism, and black aesthetics, especially as they crystallized in writer Amiri Baraka’s engagement...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (46): 72–82.
Published: 01 May 2020
... discourses and visions of Germany’s and Europe’s postunification future. The author argues that the erasure of colonial violence from the continent’s collective memory has a direct, negative impact on its ability to let go of a racialized identity that is in increasing tension with Europe’s actual...
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Nka (2006) 2006 (20): 96–115.
Published: 01 May 2006
...Helen Langa Copyright © 2006 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2006 Two Antilynching Art Exhibitions: Politicized Viewpoints, Racial Perspectives, Gendered Constraints Helen Langa wo art exhibitions protesting lynch violence public awareness of the problem...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (36): 40–47.
Published: 01 May 2015
... self-defense, a deracinated African-ness, Donaldson may have self-reliance, and racial solidarity under the banner been constructing a spatiotemporal link—an affili- heading of Black Power. Black militants drew on the ation based on vulnerability to violence—between work of Martiniquan...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (36): 6–15.
Published: 01 May 2015
... police vehicles had been through the window of her home while assorted ob- damaged by flying bricks. ”6 Subsequently, McSmith jects broke other windows. Racial violence broke out recalls: in British capital tonight for the third night in a row...
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Nka (2006) 2006 (20): 92–95.
Published: 01 May 2006
..., as if the city and county had never about his experiences growing up in Newton met, or fraternized. The county opened up in rural County, Georgia. He stated that he had never been pinks and greens, and long, soothing hills that the witness to acts of racial violence, but that when...
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Nka (2000) 2000 (11-12): 108–113.
Published: 01 May 2000
.... But Baldwin's comment was far more than a condemnation of this country's inability to come to terms with its historical underbelly of racial violence. Implicit...
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Nka (2023) 2023 (52): 136–144.
Published: 01 May 2023
... explores the dystopian view with a nightmarish tale of racial violence and domestic terrorism based on events of recent history, including the storming of the U.S. Capitol in 2021. Chisom paints an eerie scene in Medusa Wandered the Wetlands of the Capital Citadel Undisturbed by Two Confederate Drifters...
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Nka (1995) 1995 (2): 18–23.
Published: 01 May 1995
... by barbed-wire ghettoes and bleak, no-man's racial violence may appear distant from the the Holocaust, vistas. somehow more manageable because of its contemporary Interspersed with the flower paintings was a sequence persistence, it is still very much a part of the variety...
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Nka (2022) 2022 (51): 6–20.
Published: 01 November 2022
..., begun in 1963, whose evocative fragmented metal forms grappled with the racial violence of lynching. By 1979, however, Cousins s engagement with extrajudicial racist violence in the United States was self-consciously at a remove of distance and time. Although it may be anachronistic to view Plaiton...