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The Postblack Ethos in “Texts Out of Time”: Rosa Parks and the African American Freedom Struggle in Cultural Memory

Carol Bunch Davis

in Prefiguring Postblackness: Cultural Memory, Drama, and the African American Freedom Struggle of the 1960s

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781496802989
eISBN:
9781496803023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496802989.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book challenges the cultural memory of the African American Freedom Struggle era that hinges on a master narrative focused on the “heroic period” of the Civil Rights Movement. It argues that ... More


Prefiguring Postblackness: Cultural Memory, Drama, and the African American Freedom Struggle of the 1960s

Carol Bunch Davis

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781496802989
eISBN:
9781496803023
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496802989.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book explores the tensions between cultural memory of the African American Freedom Struggle and representations of African American identity staged in five plays between 1959 and 1969 during the ... More


: The Festival, the Factory, and Feedback

Andrew V. Uroskie

in Between the Black Box and the White Cube: Expanded Cinema and Postwar Art

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226842981
eISBN:
9780226109022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226109022.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Explores the 1966 New York Film Festival as the paradoxical zenith and culmination of the Expanded Cinema’s popularity within the “film art” community, and the subsequent turn away from established ... More


The Capital: Remembering Cherokee Removal in Civil Rights–Era Georgia

Andrew Denson

in Monuments to Absence: Cherokee Removal and the Contest over Southern Memory

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469630830
eISBN:
9781469630854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630830.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter describes the expansion of removal commemoration in the post-World War Two decades, focusing particular attention on Georgia's reconstruction of New Echota, the capital of the Cherokee ... More


The Little Rascals

Julia Lee

in Our Gang: A Racial History of The Little Rascals

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816698219
eISBN:
9781452952451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816698219.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

“The Little Rascals” depicts Our Gang’s television revival as The Little Rascals in the 1950s. It tracks shifting reception to the series among black and white viewers, including boycotts by ... More


Brothers from Another Mother: Rescripting Religious Ties to Overcome the Racial Past

Catherine R. Squires

in The Post-Racial Mystique: Media and Race in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814762899
eISBN:
9780814770788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762899.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines the strategy of replacing race with religion, an ostensibly more legitimate collective identity. It highlights specialty conservative Christian media created to reach out to ... More


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