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Social Text (2022) 40 (3 (152)): 17–35.
Published: 01 September 2022
... and extrajudicial killing are not typically seen as part of the global phenomenon of anti-Black racism, it seeks to contribute to a conversation in which raciality is not tethered to physicality, but instead is grounded in both historical-ideological and onto-epistemological phenomena that produce whiteness...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (1 (98)): 37–58.
Published: 01 March 2009
... the problem of the color line in baseball and interrogates how the writing of black baseball history—itself a revision of the traditional narrative of U.S. professional baseball—has often obfuscated the place of Afro-Latinos. Rather than examining the history of African Americans and Latinos in baseball...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (4 (97)): 51–76.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Jennifer C. Nash Saartjie Baartman's story has become central to black feminist theory and politics, serving as the primary analytic vehicle for explaining the violence that the dominant visual field inflicts on black female bodies. The re-telling of Baartman's story has also provided black...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (1 (122)): 95–114.
Published: 01 March 2015
... structurally undergird the same type of harm it otherwise purports to advocate against. Accordingly, the article considers how black women “in the life,” women who are involved in drug use and prostitution, women who are, ultimately, the most literal embodiment of the “nappy-headed ho,” become the targets...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (4 (125)): 19–33.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Britt Rusert This article uses a collection of African American women's friendship albums held at the Library Company of Philadelphia to reflect on scholarly resistance to reading disappointment, and negativity more generally, in the archives of black freedom. Rather than viewing these artifacts...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (4 (125)): 68–76.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Martha Hodes Considering the question of the recovery of marginalized voices in the archives, this article reflects on the problem of finding and interpreting the personal responses of African Americans to the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln in 1865. Black freedom was central to the post...
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Social Text (2001) 19 (2 (67)): 1–13.
Published: 01 June 2001
...Brent Hayes Edwards ST.01-Edwards 5/24/01 5:52 PM Page 1 Introduction THE “AUTONOMY” OF BLACK RADICALISM The interview with Grace Lee Boggs...
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Social Text (2001) 19 (2 (67)): 15–41.
Published: 01 June 2001
... OF BLACK INTERNATIONALISM The symbolic kernel of the idea of race . . . is the schema of genealogy, that Alys Eve is, quite simply the idea that the filiation of individuals transmits from gen- Weinbaum eration to generation a substance both biological...
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Social Text (2001) 19 (2 (67)): 75–101.
Published: 01 June 2001
...Kevin Gaines ST.04-Gaines 5/24/01 5:53 PM Page 75 Revisiting Richard Wright in Ghana BLACK RADICALISM AND THE DIALECTICS OF DIASPORA For students of black radicalism, Richard Wright’s...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (1 (138)): 51–84.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Ellen McLarney James Baldwin’s The Fire Next Time explores the power of Black Muslim speech, what he calls an “idiom” that recognizes and conveys the truth of the black experience in America. Baldwin writes that the tone of this language “is as familiar to me as my own skin,” suggesting not just...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (2): 29–65.
Published: 01 June 2019
... necrospeculation . The accounting procedures of emancipation in the British empire appropriated financial value not just from living enslaved bodies but also from dead and absent ones. The British state oversaw and directed an intergenerational regime that plundered wealth from enslaved black communities...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (3): 25–46.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Tina M. Campt How do we engage a contemporary visual archive of blackness that is saturated by the proliferation and mass circulation of images of violence, antiblackness, and premature death? This article explores the labor required by visual enactments of black precarity in the work of filmmaker...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (2 (147)): 25–49.
Published: 01 June 2021
...Christen A. Smith Abstract Examining Black women's experiences with policing, this article argues that police terror is not predicated upon gender; rather, it enacts gender by undoing gender . Thus, it requires a new arithmetic of time and space in order to read beyond normative, hypermasculine...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (4): 1–31.
Published: 01 December 2017
... the Eurocentric, heteronormative, capitalist, rationalist clock-bound time that prevails in the modern West (what I call “Western Standard Time”). To bear out (and sound out) madtime, this essay reveals those radical temporalities in black expressive cultures, most especially black music. Sampling songs from...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 61–63.
Published: 01 March 2018
...After Globalism Writing Group This essay discusses recent developments in black surveillance studies, science and technology studies (in particular the social life of DNA), and everyday practices of resistance and survival under segregation and policing. Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (3 (136)): 1–24.
Published: 01 September 2018
.... Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 neurodiversity black life university But the student has a habit, a bad habit. She studies. She studies but she does not learn. If she learned they could measure her progress, establish her attributes, give her credit. But the student keeps studying...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (4 (137)): 57–79.
Published: 01 December 2018
... to enumerate and digitize early modern black diasporic life. The article engages those critiques in light of black diasporic communities’ battles for justice and redress and the forms these have taken online, such as Afrofuturism, eBlack Studies, and Digital Alchemy. It argues that, while digitizing the study...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (2): 67–107.
Published: 01 June 2019
..., counterrevolutionary reaction. Working within black (religious) studies, this article considers the sacred as proximately black, where the sacred here signals that frenzied surplus whose sociopoetic force discloses another horizon of existence beyond the terms of order. This practice of a sacral blackness I here think...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (2 (151)): 1–20.
Published: 01 June 2022
...Jennifer C. Nash Abstract This article develops the idea of slow loss as a relationship to time, space, and feeling that Black feminist theory has described in distinctive ways, helping readers to consider both Black female subjectivity and the stakes of Black feminist theory anew. This article...
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Social Text (2023) 41 (1 (154)): 47–70.
Published: 01 March 2023
...Rachel Jane Carroll Abstract This article unspools the history of nylon as a commodity between two Black feminist cultural expressions, Senga Nengudi's R.S.V.P. series and Audre Lorde's Zami . The first popular petroleum‐derived synthetic fiber, nylon was a crucial material in building what Dwight...