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Public Culture (2016) 28 (1 (78)): 63–87.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Jasmine Nichole Cobb President Barack Obama signifies both the power of the institutional presidency and the legacy of black freedom struggles. His post in the White House provides an opportunity to think through the process by which these themes became intertwined and the manner in which the US...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (1 (78)): 1–2.
Published: 01 January 2016
... economic sphere and neoliberal ideology play in current racial divisions. Complementing this contribution is Jasmine Nichole Cobb’s “A More Perfect Union,” which traces how the state has historically co-opted racial narratives for its own uses, stifling autonomous black freedom struggles in the process...
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Public Culture (1994) 7 (1): 3–33.
Published: 01 January 1994
..., Jr. and the Black Freedom Struggle. New York: De Capo Press. Appadurai , Arjun . 1993. “Disjuncture and Difference in the Global Cultural Economy.” In The Phantom Public Sphere , edited by Bruce Robbins. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 269 -295. Baldwin , James . 1955...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (3): 483–508.
Published: 01 September 2018
... clarifies one of the stakes of disregarding histories of black freedom as struggle against racial capitalism; such an interpretation would make it more difficult to include Coca-Cola executives as civil rights heroes. Directly across from this celebration of pro-integration business awaits the exhibit...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (1 (78)): 23–62.
Published: 01 January 2016
... explicitly forbade voter disenfranchisement measures and opened the pathway for a generation of black people to vote for the first time in their lives. These historic events were the culmination of decades of struggle by many women and men who often risked their lives for freedom and justice. But even when...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (2): 343–376.
Published: 01 May 2009
... and class in the city . Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Payne, Charles M. 1995 . I've got the light of freedom: The organizing tradition and the Mississippi freedom struggle . Berkeley: University of California Press. Payne, Charles M., and Adam Green. 2003 . Introduction. In Time longer...
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Public Culture (1994) 7 (1): 107–146.
Published: 01 January 1994
... (hereafter cited as FABC). After emancipation, African American men, women and children, as part of I09 black communities throughout the South struggled to define on their own terms From Slavery the meaning of freedom and in the process to construct communities...
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Public Culture (2008) 20 (1): 5–18.
Published: 01 January 2008
..., and airports, or the erection of monuments commemorating past struggles The Politics of Racial or celebrating newfound freedoms. Reconciliation in Because “transformation” or “empowerment” (the set of policies designed by South Africa the government...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (1): 45–67.
Published: 01 January 2019
... of particular white traditions, cultures, and ideologies can, therefore, be but partial. The French history of universalist, or so-called “majoritarian” antiracism, and the struggles to which this has given rise, is at the heart of the stark contrast between “white context” and “black analytics” ( Lentin...
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Public Culture (1994) 7 (1): xi–xiv.
Published: 01 January 1994
... to be willing to rethink the relationship between markets and freedom, commodity and identity, property and pleasure. The Black public sphere puts engagement, competition and exchange in the place of resis- tance, and uses performativity to capture...
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Public Culture (1999) 11 (1): 245–268.
Published: 01 January 1999
... slavery, freedom, and emancipation, and in the post–World War II period of civil rights, black nationalist, and anticolonial movements. 9. Jorge G. Castañeda, Utopia Unarmed: The Latin American Left after the Cold War (New York: Knopf, 1993...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (2): 323–341.
Published: 01 May 2019
... in and about Jamaica. In many ways, the emergence of the struggle for sexual agency among subjects of same-sex desire in Jamaica is in no way exceptional in the context of the island’s postindependence social movements. Women’s liberation, labor organizing, and Black Power and Rastafari movements were all...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (1): 101–140.
Published: 01 January 2009
... whites who could no longer directly compel emancipated black cultivators to work on plantations. Through his account of the coercive and restricted free labor regime actually instituted by emancipation, Holt also indicates that freedom...
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Public Culture (1994) 7 (1): 49–76.
Published: 01 January 1994
... intracommunal conflicts over the meanings and forms of freedom, and because the extraordinary global transformation triggered by Hip hop was wholly unanticipated. With this unforeseen planetary change on our side, black critics have displayed a special...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (2): 373–391.
Published: 01 May 2019
... of ensuring diversity work is done themselves, and being wary of new plans and suggestions. The article proposes that these discussions take into consideration that ultimately, people carrying heavily oppressed identities unduly struggle to survive (live comfortably while supporting their communities...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (2): 393–408.
Published: 01 May 2019
..., it is my argument that what we might call “Black freedom” is in distinct opposition to something called capitalism. Given that the Black body was indeed an instrument of capital, as well as a significant producer of it—that it was both commodity and labor—the question of freedom and capital...
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Public Culture (2004) 16 (3): 521–531.
Published: 01 September 2004
... of the Freedom Charter to an international community so that it would “support struggles for freedom and human rights wherever this is required” (JDA 2001: 11); and, at the same time, to deal with a range of specific community needs—housing, retail...
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Public Culture (1994) 7 (1): 289–312.
Published: 01 January 1994
...Todd Boyd Copyright © 1994 by The University of Chicago 1994 Literature Cited Baker Houston , A. J. 1993. Black Studies, Rap, and the Academy. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Baudrillard , Jean . 1993. Simulations. New York: Semiotext(e). Boyd , Todd...
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Public Culture (2004) 16 (2): 315–335.
Published: 01 May 2004
... dispensation, blacks, women, gays and lesbians, and (until recently) Jews struggle for access to positions of authority. It may also help us understand the terms of many so-called ethnic conflicts. Instead of a theoretical proof of this claim...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (1 (81)): 17–26.
Published: 01 January 2017
..., #BlackLivesMatter strikes me as an effort to reclaim, reconstitute, and reimagine a radical religious tradition associated with (but never to be conflated with) a black church that was birthed in the midst of the struggle for freedom. In the Movement for Black Lives, the work of publicly affirming and sustaining...