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Contesting Post-Racialism: Conflicted Churches in the United States and South Africa

R. Drew Smith, William Ackah, Anthony G. Reddie, and Rothney S. Tshaka (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628462005
eISBN:
9781626745094
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462005.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This volume engages post-racial ideas in both their limitations and promise, while looking specifically at the extent to which contemporary church responses to race-consciousness and ... More


Scrutinized!: Surveillance in Asian North American Literature

Monica Chiu

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838423
eISBN:
9780824869588
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838423.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chang-rae Lee's Native Speaker, Kerri Sakamoto's The Electrical Field, Don Lee's Country of Origin, Mohsin Hamid's The Reluctant Fundamentalist, Susan Choi's A Person of Interest. These and a host of ... More


Introduction: The Post Era

Cameron Leader-Picone

in Black and More than Black: African American Fiction in the Post Era

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781496824516
eISBN:
9781496824547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496824516.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

The chapter length introduction, “The Post Era,” historicizes both popular cultural (i.e. colorblindness and post-racialism) and scholarly attempts to periodize contemporary African American culture ... More


Traumatic Victimhood or Black Rage? Contrasting Visions of Black Power

Kristen Hoerl

in The Bad Sixties: Hollywood Memories of the Counterculture, Antiwar, and Black Power Movements

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496817235
eISBN:
9781496817273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496817235.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines contrasting depictions of the Black Power movement in Hollywood film and television that either confirmed or resisted what Herman Gray refers to as the “civil rights subject.” ... More


Introduction: Bridging the Black-White Divide

Charles J. Ogletree Jr. and Austin Sarat

in Racial Reconciliation and the Healing of a Nation: Beyond Law and Rights

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781479844630
eISBN:
9781479828210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479844630.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The introduction discusses how racial reconciliation has been thought about from Brown’s integrationist vision to imaginings of post-racialism that accompanied the election of Barack Obama. We ask ... More


Multiraciality and the racial order: the good, the bad, and the ugly

Hephzibah V. Strmic-Pawl and David L. Brunsma

in Race Policy and Multiracial Americans

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447316459
eISBN:
9781447316480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447316459.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

In the United States, the racialized social structure is White supremacy (as White is the dominant race), and the reigning racial ideologies are color blindness and post-racialism. This chapter uses ... More


The Republic of the Penniless

Carlos Alamo-Pastrana

in Seams of Empire: Race and Radicalism in Puerto Rico and the United States

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062563
eISBN:
9780813051598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062563.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Edwin Rosskam worked during the New Deal as a photographer for the Farm Security Administration (FSA) before working in a variety of capacities for the Puerto Rican government throughout the 1940s ... More


Introduction: The Landscape of Race in the 21st Century

Enid Logan

in "At This Defining Moment": Barack Obama's Presidential Candidacy and the New Politics of Race

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814752975
eISBN:
9780814753460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814752975.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This introductory chapter talks about America's journey toward electing its first non-white president in its history—a time period that spans more than two centuries. It delves into the problematic, ... More


Conclusion: Back to the Post-Racial Future

Catherine R. Squires

in The Post-Racial Mystique: Media and Race in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814762899
eISBN:
9780814770788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762899.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This concluding chapter presents a meditation on race, media, and memory and suggests that a vigorous re-examination of how people tell stories of their racial past is necessary both to demystify ... More


The Myth of Post-Racial America

Angie Maxwell and Todd Shields

in The Long Southern Strategy: How Chasing White Voters in the South Changed American Politics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190265960
eISBN:
9780190939403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190265960.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Beyond portraying race relations as a zero-sum economic game, GOP contenders courted southern white voters by championing “colorblindness.” The color-blind message gave white Americans and, ... More


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