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Black Is Beautiful or White Is Right?

Tanya Maria Golash-Boza

in Yo Soy Negro: Blackness in Peru

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035741
eISBN:
9780813038490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035741.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter explores beauty norms, blackness, and whiteness in Ingenio, to shed light on how blackness is viewed there. It considers how the global discourse of “black is beautiful,” which derives ... More


“Africa’s Musical Ambassador”: Miriam Makeba and the “Voice of Africa” in the United States

Ruth Feldstein

in How It Feels to Be Free: Black Women Entertainers and the Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780195314038
eISBN:
9780199344819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314038.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In 1958, South African singer Miriam Makeba arrived in the United States and catapulted to international stardom. Known as “Belafonte’s protégé,” she sang for President Kennedy, testified before the ... More


Introduction: Theorizing for Change: Intersections, Transdisciplinarity, and Black Lived Experience

Monica Michlin and Jean-Paul Rocchi

in Black Intersectionalities: A Critique for the 21st Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846319389
eISBN:
9781781380901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319389.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Rather than nostalgically returning to the Combahee River Collective and discarding the academic benefits of interdisciplinarity which span the last two decades, this introduction ponders the ... More


Black Intersectionalities: A Critique for the 21st Century

Monica Michlin and Jean-Paul Rocchi (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846319389
eISBN:
9781781380901
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319389.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Black Intersectionalities goes beyond conventional identity studies to offer a critique of identity categories themselves. Markers of identity are too often assigned, examined, and theorized as ... More


When Michael Jackson Grew Up: A Mother's Reflections on Race, Pop Culture, and Self-Acceptance

Deesha Philyaw

in When We Were Free to Be: Looking Back at a Children's Classic and the Difference It Made

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807837238
eISBN:
9781469601427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837559_rotskoff.29
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter describes how the author does not want to debate whether or not Michael Jackson's skin changes were attributed to vitiligo, as he claimed publicly. The author also does not want to ... More


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