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Social Text (1 December 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...
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Social Text (1 September 2018) 36 (3 (136)): 1–24.
Published: 01 September 2018
... threatened. 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...
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Social Text (1 March 2019) 37 (1 (138)): 51–84.
Published: 01 March 2019
... language, he pleads for balancing the scales of racial justice with an eye toward a day of accounting. Black Muslim speech, he argues, calls out the moral crime of white racial terror against black life, though its catalytic role in what we now call the civil rights era remains under-documented. Baldwin...
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Social Text (1 March 2015) 33 (1 (122)): 95–114.
Published: 01 March 2015
... does 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...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 68–76.
Published: 01 December 2015
... contrast, when sympathetic white people recorded the responses of African American mourners, they nearly always omitted the concerns of daily life. Indeed, these white missionaries, teachers, and abolitionists had a stake in portraying black people in...
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Social Text (1 March 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 (1 March 2013) 31 (1 (114)): 21–41.
Published: 01 March 2013
... to the slave quarters. We must use both “private” and “home” under erasure since there is no sanctuary for black bodies because captivity is a constituent element of black life, whether under slavery, COINTELPRO, or the present prison industrial complex where the war on drugs and the police...
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Social Text (1 September 2012) 30 (3 (112)): 49–75.
Published: 01 September 2012
... crew, and their experiments in human praxis, are continuously maintained and extended? James and Oiticica both witness the ongoing renewal and recon- figuration of the motley crew. They find it first in the black popular arts in Trinidad and Brazil and in the social life that was always...
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Social Text (1 June 2019) 37 (2): 67–107.
Published: 01 June 2019
... settler modernity. 20 For this reason, black radical sacrality, which we might just as well think of as the sorcery of (black social) life itself, unsettles, is ever poised to incite volatility within regimes of politicality. That is to say, the sacred, as I am given to thinking about it here as...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 19–33.
Published: 01 December 2015
..., Accommodation, and the Struggle for Autonomy, 1787–1848 . Philadelphia : Temple University Press . Winch Julie . 2000 . The Elite of Our People: Joseph Willson's Sketches of Black Upper-Class Life in Antebellum Philadelphia . College Park : Pennsylvania State University Press . Disappointment...
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Social Text (1 June 2019) 37 (2): 29–65.
Published: 01 June 2019
... racial capitalism, where the production of value depended on the ongoing terrorization and wastage of black life, overseen by the emerging liberal British state. Necropolitical terror ruled the Caribbean, Mauritius, and the Cape Colony during the four years of “the apprenticeship,” which was supposedly...
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Social Text (1 December 2017) 35 (4): 1–31.
Published: 01 December 2017
... Street Baptist Church bombing—a conspiracy to pulverize and terrorize black life—Simone detonated an explosion of her own—a musical conflagration meant to galvanize black life and resistance. The outcome was Simone’s 1964 protest anthem, “Mississippi Goddam,” the sound of freedom dreams deferred blasting...
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Social Text (1 June 2011) 29 (2 (107)): 1–19.
Published: 01 June 2011
... Holocaust who perished under “liberation.”33 Struggling with the phenomenology of black life under colonization, Fanon opens up critical ground for understanding a kind of near life that is made through violence to exist as nonexistence. For Fanon, violence is bound to the question of...
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Social Text (1 December 2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 69–84.
Published: 01 December 2005
... mise-en-scène from the habitual visual ingredients of my everyday life: film, television, and academic institutions. The result is that my dream- world looks like a crossbreeding experiment between the Ivy League and Law and Order, the classroom and the morgue. If you get...
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Social Text (1 June 2001) 19 (2 (67)): 15–41.
Published: 01 June 2001
... records, who have most consistently constructed racial identities for themselves that do not rely on myths of racial purity. —Harryette Mullen, “Optic White: Blackness and the Production of Whiteness” In my life the chief fact has been...
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Social Text (1 June 2002) 20 (2 (71)): 65–91.
Published: 01 June 2002
... movements: The transpositional cosmology of Samuel R. Delany,Jr. Extrapolation 41.2 : 126 -42. Sallis, James. 2000 . Chester Himes: A life . New York: Walker. Schuyler, George. 1991 . The “black internationale” and “black empire.” Edited by Robert A. Hill and R. Kent Rassmussen. Boston...
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Social Text (1 June 2002) 20 (2 (71)): 49–64.
Published: 01 June 2002
...Ron Eglash Duke University Press 2002 Allis, Sam. 1991 . Kicking the nerd syndrome. Time , 25 March, 65 -66. Amsden, A., and J. Clark. 1999 . Software entrepreneurship among the urban poor: Could Bill Gates have succeeded if he were black?... or impoverished? In High technology and...
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Social Text (1 June 2001) 19 (2 (67)): 1–13.
Published: 01 June 2001
... Blacks and American Communism: The Harlem Experience,” Science and Society 42 (fall 1978): 324–43; Nell Painter, The Narrative of the Life of Hoseah Hudson: His Life as a Negro Communist in the South (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Univer...
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Social Text (1 June 2001) 19 (2 (67)): 75–101.
Published: 01 June 2001
... Black Power marked a signal moment in Wright’s intellectual and political odyssey. His support of African liberation would be a major pre- occupation for the rest of his life. In the Gold Coast colony, and, later, at the...
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Social Text (1 June 2002) 20 (2 (71)): 21–47.
Published: 01 June 2002
...Alexander G. Weheliye Duke University Press 2002 “Feenin” POSTHUMAN VOICES IN CONTEMPORARY BLACK POPULAR MUSIC...