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Black Power, Yellow Power, and the Making of Revolutionary Identities

Rychetta Watkins

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617031618
eISBN:
9781621031451
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617031618.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Images of upraised fists, afros, and dashikis have long dominated the collective memory of Black Power and its proponents. The “guerilla” figure—taking the form of the black-leather-clad ... More


How Black Became Popular: Social Movements and Racial Rearticulation

Maxine Leeds Craig

in Ain't I a Beauty Queen?: Black Women, Beauty, and the Politics of Race

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195152623
eISBN:
9780199849345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195152623.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter traces the development of the natural or Afro hairstyle from its origins, among activists in social movement organizations and on college campuses, to its transformation into a popular ... More


The Contradictions of Cultural Politics in Salvador da Bahia: 1970s to the Present

Kwame Dixon

in Afro-Politics and Civil Society in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813062617
eISBN:
9780813055985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062617.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter focuses on Afro–social movements and the rise of civil society in Brazil from the middle of the 1970s until the present. It analyzes the burgeoning rise of blocos afros (carnival blocks ... More


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