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Race, Slavery, and the Revolt of the Black Athlete

Abraham Iqbal Khan

in Curt Flood in the Media: Baseball, Race, and the Demise of the Activist Athlete

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617031380
eISBN:
9781621032564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617031380.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter examines the ways in which Flood’s case might have resonated within a social and political imagination that was deeply racialized and unapologetically committed to a world-making project ... More


Walter Mosley, Socratic Method, and the Black Atlantic

Keith Hughes

in Finding a Way Home: A Critical Assessment of Walter Mosley's Fiction

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604730883
eISBN:
9781604733358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604730883.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter draws on Paul Gilroy’s notion of the “black Atlantic” as a means of examining the cultural hybridity of the Socrates Fortlow series, arguing that Walter Mosley’s “narratives tap into a ... More


Cotton Pickin’ Authority

Trudier Harris

in Shaping Memories: Reflections of African American Women Writers

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732740
eISBN:
9781604734713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732740.003.0018
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter discusses how black southerners managed to claim authenticity in a society that devalued their very work as human beings. Since they had little opportunity to acquire it through the ... More


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