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E-Raced: #Touré, Twitter, and Trayvon

Riché Richardson

in The Trouble with Post-Blackness

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169349
eISBN:
9780231538503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169349.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter critiques the intellectual and ideological implications of post-blackness by taking up a conversation on social media and the Trayvon Martin case. In the wake of the stalking and tragic ... More


Afterword: “Without a Wrinkle in Today”: An Ode to “Young Forever”

Carl Suddler

in Presumed Criminal: Black Youth and the Justice System in Postwar New York

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479847624
eISBN:
9781479812691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479847624.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses contemporary manifestations of racial criminalization of black youths in the context of personal interests in the subject. The tragedies of Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown, and ... More


Race and Multiraciality: From Barack Obama to Trayvon Martin

G. Reginald Daniel

in Race and the Obama Phenomenon: The Vision of a More Perfect Multiracial Union

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781628460216
eISBN:
9781626740426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628460216.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The one-drop rule of hypodescent designates as black everyone with any African American ancestry (“one-drop of blood”). It precludes any choice in self-identification and ensures that all future ... More


Not “Radio Nowhere”: Racist Criminal Justice and TJMS Activism

Micaela di Leonardo

in Black Radio/Black Resistance: The Life & Times of the Tom Joyner Morning Show

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190870195
eISBN:
9780190870225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190870195.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity, Culture

Chapter 6 lays out the TJMS’s history of dealing extensively and as an activist counterpubic node with the racism baked into the U.S. criminal justice system, including the differential treatment of ... More


The phenomenology of the social construction of crime: Social context and structural realities, and the meaning of being

David Polizzi

in A Philosophy of the Social Construction of Crime

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447327325
eISBN:
9781447327646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327325.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The social construction of crime reflects a phenomenological process that is fundamentally inseparable from the social world. The emerging construction(s) of social knowledge are lived from context ... More


Glimpses of a Man: Barack Obama’s Autobiographical Reflections

Glenda R. Carpio

in American Guy: Masculinity in American Law and Literature

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199331376
eISBN:
9780199394258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199331376.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature, World Literature

When and how did Barack Obama’s well-known “hope” mantra take shape? And how does the mantra hold up now that Obama is in his second term? The chapter explores these questions through close readings ... More


Rupture

Robin Wagner-Pacifici

in What Is an Event?

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226439648
eISBN:
9780226439815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226439815.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter assess the period when events erupt out of their grounds, before representations, demonstratives, and performatives provide recognizable form and flow. Michelangelo's The Last Judgment ... More


Mourning in America: Race and the Politics of Loss

David W. McIvor

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501704956
eISBN:
9781501706189
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704956.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Recent years have brought public mourning to the heart of American politics, as exemplified by the spread and power of the Black Lives Matter movement, which has gained force through its ... More


James Baldwin on Violence and Disavowal

Lisa Beard

in A Political Companion to James Baldwin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813169910
eISBN:
9780813174761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813169910.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter notes that it is fitting that in national discourse surrounding police killings and related Black Lives Matter protests, so many reporters and activists have turned to James Baldwin to ... More


Conclusion

Catherine Zimmer

in Surveillance Cinema

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479864379
eISBN:
9781479876853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479864379.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The conclusion reflects on the continued developments in both cinematic and television surveillance narratives and surveillance culture, noting that the surveillance tropes discussed in the book have ... More


White Embodied Gazing, the Black Body as Disgust, and the Aesthetics of Un-Suturing

George Yancy

in Body Aesthetics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198716778
eISBN:
9780191785351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716778.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter theorizes Black body aesthetics through the lens of the white gaze, which is parasitic upon the construction of the Black body as ersatz, disgusting, and ontologically problematic. The ... More


The Democratic Consequences of Dueling Facts

Morgan Marietta and David C. Barker

in One Nation, Two Realities: Dueling Facts in American Democracy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190677176
eISBN:
9780190677206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190677176.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 10 introduces the Consequences section of the book, providing an overview of the democratic consequences of dueling fact perceptions. The clear consequences include greater public ignorance, ... More


“We Have More to Fear than Racism that Announces Itself”: Distraction as a Strategy to Oppress

David Ikard

in Lovable Racists, Magical Negroes, and White Messiahs

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226492469
eISBN:
9780226492773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226492773.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

In this chapter I will engage a long-standing pattern of victim blaming and the challenges it poses in the twenty-first century for asserting black humanity and acquiring justice and equal treatment ... More


Conclusion: “It was not a story to pass on”: The Ongoing Trauma of State Violence

Nancy K. Bristow

in Steeped in the Blood of Racism: Black Power, Law and Order, and the 1970 Shootings at Jackson State College

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190215378
eISBN:
9780190092115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190215378.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The May 1970 shootings at Jackson State had an enduring impact for many of its victims. Many dedicated themselves to fighting the racism that had killed James Earl Green and Phillip Gibbs. others ... More


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