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Ethnic Studies Review. 2009; 32189–130 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/esr.2009.32.1.89
Published: 01 January 2009
...Ravi K. Perry The nature of political representation of Black constituents' interests from their elected Black representatives is changing in the twentyfirst century. Increasingly, African Americans are being elected to political offices where the majority of their constituents are not African...
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Ethnic Studies Review. 1985; 8231–33 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ees.1985.8.2.31
Published: 01 July 1985
...Terry Simmons Deck's critical essay is a thoughtful and welcome commentary on the interrelationship between age, generational conflict and changing social standards as portrayed in literature about or by American blacks. The author discusses several important ways in which elderly are represented...
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Ethnic Studies Review. 1985; 8228–29 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ees.1985.8.2.28
Published: 01 July 1985
...Neil Nakadate “Depictions of Elderly Blacks in American Literature” is more suggestive than satisfying. It offers a useful introduction to its topic, but could have attempted either a more extensive catalog of elderly blacks in a wider range of American literature or a deeper and more thorough...
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Ethnic Studies Review. 1985; 8230–31 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ees.1985.8.2.30
Published: 01 July 1985
...Helen MacLam Although Deck concludes that no consistent image of elderly Afroamericans dominates in American literature, she has clearly demonstrated a dichotomy between black and white authors in its portrayal. This dichotomy might well be termed white myth versus black experience, and it is...
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Ethnic Studies Review. 1985; 8215–27 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ees.1985.8.2.15
Published: 01 July 1985
... realistic style which dramatize the social and psychological conditions of aged blacks. Included in this second category are works which show the confrontation between old and new social standards. Coupled with this range of portraits is a variety of attitudes toward elderly blacks. Copyright, ©EES, The...
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Ethnic Studies Review. 2019; 42137–58 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/esr.2019.421004
Published: 01 January 2019
...Sean Baker; Alice A. Tait; Guy T. Meiss This is a content analysis of coverage by the Seattle Times , the Seattle Post-Intelligencer , the Seattle Star (mainstream papers), and the Northwest Enterprise ( NWE , a Black press weekly newspaper) of the 1938 Berry Lawson police brutality case in Seattle...
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Ethnic Studies Review. 1980; 3262–65 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ees.1980.3.2.62
Published: 01 July 1980
...James Sherohman Copyright, ©EES, The National Association for Ethnic Studies, 1980 1980 THOMAS A. CLARK , BLACKS IN SUBURBS: A NATIONAL PERSPECTIVE . New Brunswick, N.J. ; Center for Urban Policy Research, Rutgers University , 1979 . 126 pp., $7.50 paper. 62 Exp'lorations in...
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Ethnic Studies Review. 2019; 42215–26 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/esr.2019.42.2.15
Published: 01 October 2019
...Mary Roaf This essay includes an interview with Black Student Union co-founders Jerry Varnado and James Garrett in which they reflect on their leadership roles and personal experiences at San Francisco State in the 1960s as well as the events around the student-led strike and subsequent founding of...
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Ethnic Studies Review. 2017; 37-3811–3 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/esr.2017.37_38.1.1
Published: 01 January 2017
...Ravi K. Perry The idea for this special Ethnic Studies Review edition, Black Lives Matter: Imagining and Realizing an Equitable Black Future, germinated prior to the election of the 45th president of the United States. However, what this series of articles and commentaries contribute to the...
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Ethnic Studies Review. 2019; 42159–68 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/esr.2019.421005
Published: 01 January 2019
... life in the Village and comparative lack of adherence to Black topics. The article however argues that this is an indicator of Hansberry’s overall strength as an author, rather than a weakness. The article assesses the work’s importance with allusions to Anne Cheney and comparisons to the writing of...
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Ethnic Studies Review. 2018; 39-4011–18 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/esr.2018.39-40.1.1
Published: 01 January 2018
...Sarita Nyasha Cannon In his 2008 novel The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao , Junot Díaz uncovers the ways in which blackness has been repressed and denigrated in the Dominican Republic. He critiques this pervasive Negrophobia through two central characters, Oscar and his mother, Belí, both of whom...
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Ethnic Studies Review. 2017; 37-3815–9 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/esr.2017.37_38.1.5
Published: 01 January 2017
... morning in African American History, Black Gold English, Black Male-Female Relationships, and the dozens of classes that comprised the Black Studies Department curriculum at Berkeley High School. At the close of each week, we would share our writings with the class, inspired by “classical Black musicians...
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Ethnic Studies Review. 2017; 37-38127–43 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/esr.2017.37_38.1.27
Published: 01 January 2017
...Basil Ugorji The agitation of the Black Lives Matter movement has dominated the public discourse in the United States. Mobilized against the killing of unarmed black people, the movement and their sympathizers have made a series of demands for justice and dignity for the black people. However, many...
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Ethnic Studies Review. 2017; 37-38111–14 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/esr.2017.37_38.1.11
Published: 01 January 2017
...Bahar Davary This short story begins with a reference to the tragic killing of Trayvon Martin and the acquittal of his killer as part of a pattern of behavior that shouts loud and clear: “black lives don't matter”. The story traces the injustices of slavery and life and work on the plantations. It...
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Ethnic Studies Review. 2017; 37-38163–81 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/esr.2017.37_38.1.63
Published: 01 January 2017
...Scott Loken This paper discusses the Black Lives Matter movement, it's brief history and relevance, and the problem with the response of All Lives Matter and how it is misleading. It discusses incidents leading up to the initial Social Media hashtag and how the statement took off as a rallying cry...
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Ethnic Studies Review. 2017; 37-381107–133 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/esr.2017.37_38.1.107
Published: 01 January 2017
... disdain when subsequent films that employ the same storyline are held in such high regard? I pose one explanation of this double standard in judgment as being caused by what I call “social distance by layering.” The larger issue is this storyline normalizes white male gun violence against blacks, liberals...
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Ethnic Studies Review. 2020; 43112–30 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/esr.2020.43.1.12
Published: 01 April 2020
...Aaron Allen To the degree that Donald Trump represents a disorienting reversal of a supposed state-sponsored promise of neoliberal racial progress typified by the election of the first Black United States president, liberals have been equally committed to reorienting themselves through the...
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Ethnic Studies Review. 2019; 4217–24 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/esr.2019.421002
Published: 01 January 2019
... stigmatization is the key component in ongoing efforts to exclude Black and Latino citizens from full cultural citizenship in the United States, setting the groundwork for punitive and exclusionary policies aimed at disenfranchising and undermining their political agency. While legal documents record the rights...
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Ethnic Studies Review. 2018; 411-253–60 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/esr.2018.411207
Published: 01 April 2018
... problems confronted by some African Americans in the play, this article investigates the worldviews by which these Black people frame their problems as well as the dynamics within the relationships of a Black family that lives at the intersection of racial, class, and gender inequality in Chicago during...
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Ethnic Studies Review. 2017; 37-38145–62 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/esr.2017.37_38.1.45
Published: 01 January 2017
...Andrea L.S. Moore “Hyphy,” a genre of rap and lifestyle associated with Bay Area hip hop evolved into a counter-cultural social movement for marginalized youth in early 2000. Hyphy originated from Black youth as a musical protest in response to their historical lack of social power, economic...