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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

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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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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


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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Connolly on "A Black Power Method" | Public Books

#JHU Center for Africana Studies folks are going in. First, it was Lester Spence with Black Studies 3.0. Now here comes Nathan Connolly, analyzing recent work in the field of Black Power Studies and issuing a call for a Black Power method invested in “insurgent thought work” that destabilizes white perspectives: 500 more words

Black Life X Ephemera

Orlando III x Black Studies (Te Veo)

Puerto Rican. Dominican. Black. Both. All of the above. Rinse and repeat. Use the words when discussing Pulse.

— Jessica M. Johnson (@jmjafrx) June 15, 2016…

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It was recently revealed that Birmingham City University has become the first in Europe to produce a degree focusing on the achievements of African descending people, entitled ‘Black Studies’. 620 more words