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The Fabric of Slavery in Faulkner’s Absalom, Absalom!

“In this here place, we flesh; flesh that weeps, laughs; flesh that dances on bare feet in grass. Love it. Love it hard. Yonder they do not love your flesh.

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Writing

Representations of Self in Rankin Kia Boss' World

“On Sunday 11th September, the all-white “Ciroc the Boat” hosted by Scorch had a grand closing of a fight that moved from one location to the next involving some women, at least one man, and a Samsung phone as the weapon of choice. 183 more words

Academia

Blackness in Britain

Book Series Call for proposals Blackness in Britain edited by Kehinde Andrews Rowman and Littlefield International Blackness in Britain is a book series dedicated to bringing together cutting edge research on Black experiences in Britain.

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Re-Post

Rumba and racial politics

The Afro-Cuban music and dance genre rumba has historically been considered una cosa de negros (a black thing) and reviled due to racialized stereotypes that link the practice with… 207 more words

Popular Music

PUB: Saucier and Woods on Maroonage,  Antiblackness, and Black Studies — African Diaspora, Ph.D.

“On Marronage: Ethical Confrontations with Antiblackness” is a collective intervention into the discursive formation of black studies at the outset of the twenty-first century.”

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Publications

Electro hop and Afrofuturism

Most narratives on Los Angeles hip hop begin with gangsta rap, but recordings, videos, news articles, photographs, interviews, fliers, and memories detail a different story. 164 more words

Curiosities

BOOK: Sharpe on the Orthography of the Wake

Christina Sharpe. In the Wake: On Blackness and Being. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2016.

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History