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Radical Aesthetics and Modern Black Nationalism

GerShun Avilez

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040122
eISBN:
9780252098321
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040122.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This book explores the long-overlooked links between Black Nationalist activism and the renaissance of artistic experimentation emerging from recent African American literature, visual art, and film. ... More


Black Activism in Ecuador, 1979–2009

Kwame Dixon and John Burdick

in Comparative Perspectives on Afro-Latin America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813037561
eISBN:
9780813043098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037561.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter explores black social movements in Ecuador and recent constitutional reforms.


Anywhere But Here: Black Intellectuals in the Atlantic World and Beyond

Kendahl Radcliffe, Jennifer Scott, and Anja Werner (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781628461558
eISBN:
9781626740839
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461558.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Anywhere But Here: Black Intellectuals, The Atlantic World and Beyond brings together new scholarship on the cross-cultural experiences of intellectuals of African descent since the 18th century. The ... More


Political in the Sense That We Never Took Any Shit: Family and the Roots of Black Feminist Radicalism, 1916–1942

Sherie M. Randolph

in Florynce "Flo" Kennedy: The Life of a Black Feminist Radical

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469623917
eISBN:
9781469625119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623917.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter is set in Kansas City, Missouri and Los Angeles, California and demonstrates how Flo Kennedy’s parents contributed to the formation of her black feminist radicalism. Her parents not only ... More


Black Women against the Land Grab: The Fight for Racial Justice in Brazil

Keisha-Khan Y. Perry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816683239
eISBN:
9781452949154
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816683239.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This book offers a depth of ethnographic work that makes the following theoretical interventions: (a) to emphasize the significance of Brazil in the formation of the African Diaspora with specific ... More


Engendering the Grassroots

Keisha-Khan Y. Perry

in Black Women against the Land Grab: The Fight for Racial Justice in Brazil

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816683239
eISBN:
9781452949154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816683239.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Chapter 1 focuses on the centrality of black women activists in social movements. Although oftentimes forgotten, they are the main political agents bringing attention to the violent nature of land ... More


Politics Is A Women’S Thing

Keisha-Khan Y. Perry

in Black Women against the Land Grab: The Fight for Racial Justice in Brazil

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816683239
eISBN:
9781452949154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816683239.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Chapter 6 attempts to answer the question of why black women lead social movement? Defying expectations, black women are invisible in domestic work, but are visible in neighborhood associations. ... More


The Black Movement’S Foot Soldiers

Keisha-Khan Y. Perry

in Black Women against the Land Grab: The Fight for Racial Justice in Brazil

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816683239
eISBN:
9781452949154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816683239.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Chapter 3 narrates the history of the Gamboa de Baixo’s political movement against urban removal and for land rights. The chapter describes the forms of organization that have resulted in social ... More


Conclusion Above The Asphalt: From the Margins to the Center of Black Diaspora Politics

Keisha-Khan Y. Perry

in Black Women against the Land Grab: The Fight for Racial Justice in Brazil

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816683239
eISBN:
9781452949154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816683239.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

The Conclusion reflects on why housing and land are key components of the global human rights debate. The struggle for black inclusion in cities impacts all Brazilian citizens, and I explain why what ... More


“Picking up the Pieces”: Everyday Violence and Community

Keisha-Khan Y. Perry

in Black Women against the Land Grab: The Fight for Racial Justice in Brazil

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816683239
eISBN:
9781452949154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816683239.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Chapter 5 explores how black women experience police violence in ways that lead to trauma and death as well as political action. How they respond to violence challenges how we think about the ... More


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