Tags » Black Studies

P-funk tears the roof off

In the 1970s George Clinton took funk to a new level when he formulated the P-funk concept, which was defined by a philosophy, attitude, culture, and musical style. 184 more words

Popular Music

Letters to Jonas: On God and Theology

Dear Jonas,

I wanted to write you concerning God. I remember writing to you in an emotional wreck one night while I was working at Sandy Cove. 944 more words


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.

2,203 more words

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

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.

30 more words

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.”


14 more words