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African American culture and society after Rodney King : provocations and protests, progression and "post-racialism"

African American culture and society after Rodney King : provocations and protests, progression and "post-racialism" / edited by Josephine Metcalf, Carina Spaulding.
9781472455390 (hbk. : alk. paper)
1472455398 (hbk. : alk. paper)
9781472455406 (ebk.)
9781472455413 (ebk.)
Farnham, Surrey ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, [2015]
Physical Description
xii, 321 pages ; 25 cm
Added to Catalog
September 22, 2015
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Introduction / Josephine Metcalf & Carina Spaulding : "Out of the Frying Pan and into the Fire"
The African American criminal in culture and media
Ill parallels : Ice-T, iceberg slim, and portrait of a pimp / Will Turner
From deflection to deconstruction: the transformation of Ishmael Reed's satire in juice! / Jiri Salamoun
Slave voices and bodies in poetry and plays
Of diggin' and fakin' : historiopoiesis in Suzan-Lori Parks and contemporary African American culture / Ilka Saal
Poetry in the archive : reimagining amistad in Kevin Young's ardency / Carl Plasa
Representing African American gender and sexuality in pop-culture and society
(Dis)robing django unchained : the black damsel in distress as a progressive image / Celeste Doaks
From beyoncé to brandy : celebrity and the black hair care industry since 1992
The rebirth of queer : exile, kinship, and metamorphosis in Dee Rees' pariah / Aneeka A. Henderson
Black cultural production in music and dance
Popularizing African American history and culture through dance : the ethics and politics of the artistic visions of Alvin Ailey and Judith Jamison / Carmen Dexl
Breakbeat syncretism : the drum sample in African American popular music / Rowan Oliver
Twenty-first century blues : treme, jazz, and the remaking of New Orleans
Obama and the politics of race / Brian Jones
The Wright liability : barack obama's response to racial controversy
"Not one of us, Barack Obama, the "paranoid style" and the polarization of american politics / Kevern Verney
A double edged sword : Ebony Magazine and the 2008 Obama campaign / James West
In closing: ongoing realities and the meaning of "blackness"
"Being afraid of "post-blackness"" : what's neoliberalism got to do with it? / Marlon Lieber
Black art in the age of "new Jim Crow" : delimiting the scope of racial justice and black film production since Rodney King / Jonathan Munby
Afterword / John Oldfield

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