Lockstep and Dance: Images of Black Men in Popular Culture

Lockstep and Dance: Images of Black Men in Popular Culture

by Linda G. Tucker
     
 

An examination of those who resist, wield and respond to stereotypes in literature, film, sports, and musicSee more details below

Overview

An examination of those who resist, wield and respond to stereotypes in literature, film, sports, and music

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781578069064
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
Publication date:
01/19/2007
Series:
Margaret Walker Alexander Series in African American Studies
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
191
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents


Acknowledgments     ix
Introduction     3
Writing Home: Whiteness, Blackness, and the Showdown in the Big House     18
The Legacy of Type: Minstrelsy, Lynching, and White Lore Cycles     44
Court Gestures: Cultural Gerrymandering and the Games That Black Men Play     78
The Last Blackface?: Forays into Film's Empty Space of Representation     99
"Holler If Ya Hear Me": Black Men, (Bad) Rap(s), and the Return of the Black Brute     127
Conclusion     160
Notes     166
Works Cited     175
Discography     184
Index     185

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