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Reading African American Experiences in the Obama Era

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What does it mean to be Black in the Obama era? In Reading African American Experiences in the Obama Era, young African American scholars and researchers and experienced community activists demonstrate how to encourage dialogue across curricula, disciplines, and communities with emphases on education, new media, and popular culture. Considering what this historic moment means for Black life, letters, and learning, this accessible yet scholarly volume encourages movement toward thoughtful analysis today.

Autorentext

Ebony Elizabeth Thomas is assistant professor of reading, language, and literature in the division of Teacher Education at Wayne State University. She has published her work in English Journal, The ALAN Review, and Sankofa: A Journal of African Children's and Young Adult Literature, as well as the books A Narrative Compass: Stories That Guide Women's Lives and The Pressures of Teaching. She is an alumna of Florida A&M University, Wayne State University, and the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
Shanesha R. F. Brooks-Tatum is postdoctoral research and instruction fellow at the Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library. She has published works on Christian hip-hop, spoken-word poetry, and Black popular culture, and is an alumna of the University of California, Berkeley and the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.



Klappentext

What does it mean to be Black in the Obama era? In Reading African American Experiences in the Obama Era, young African American scholars and researchers and experienced community activists demonstrate how to encourage dialogue across curricula, disciplines, and communities with emphases on education, new media, and popular culture. Considering what this historic moment means for Black life, letters, and learning, this accessible yet scholarly volume encourages movement toward thoughtful analysis today.



Inhalt
Contents: Marc Lamont Hill: Foreword. Oppositional Intellectual Work in the Obama Era Shanesha R. F. Brooks-Tatum/Ebony Elizabeth Thomas: Introduction. Reading African American Experiences in the Obama Era Shawn Anthony Christian: The (New?) «Rap on Race». Historicizing Calls for Racial Dialogue in the Early Years of Barack Obama's Presidency Ebony Elizabeth Thomas: The Next Chapter of Our Story. Rethinking African American Metanarratives in Schooling and Society Kafi Damali Kumasi: Double Consciousness. The Context and Consequences of Black Racial Identity in the Obama Era Jane Bean-Folkes: Schools of Hope. Teaching Literacy in the Obama Era Alfred W. DeFreece, Jr.: Where Do We Go from Where? Identifying the Ideological Bases of Low-Income, Urban Black Adolescents' Views on Racism Shanesha R. F. Brooks-Tatum: Transformative Educational Spaces. Black Youth and Education in the 21st Century Karen Keaton Jackson: The Obama Effect. Using a Culturally Relevant Pedagogy at a Historically African American University Zandra L. Jordan: The Evidence of Things Not Seen. Faith and Persuasion in the Obama Era Jamal R. Burke: Hip-Hop's President. The Genre, His Genius, Our Generation Kya Mangrum: «As If the Walls Could Speak». Imagining Postmemories of U.S. Slavery in the Age of Obama Gregory L. Caldwell/Keisha L. Green: African Americans and the U.S. Prison-Industrial Complex Nutrena Watts Tate/Jonnie Perryman Hamilton: Taking the Pulse of Our Communities. The State of Black Public Health in the Obama Era Gloria B. Mills/Marcelle M. Haddix: Black Love as Activism. Restoring Our Families and Communities.

Produktinformationen

Titel: Reading African American Experiences in the Obama Era
Untertitel: Theory, Advocacy, Activism- With a foreword by Marc Lamont Hill and an afterword by Zeus Leonardo
Editor:
EAN: 9781433111259
ISBN: 143311125X
Format: Kartonierter Einband
Herausgeber: Peter Lang
Genre: Sprach- und Literaturwissenschaften
Anzahl Seiten: 296
Gewicht: 419g
Größe: H225mm x B150mm x T16mm
Jahr: 2012
Auflage: Neuausg.

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