Black Culture and Experience

Black Culture and Experience

Author: Venise T. Berry

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ISBN: 1433126478

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 302

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Black Culture and Experience: Contemporary Issues offers a holistic look at Black culture in the twenty-first century. It is a collection of work that creates a synergy among authors and leads to a valuable resource on contemporary issues. Part One examines institutional, societal, and political issues like identity politics; the Rooney Rule; prosperity gospel; inequality in the criminal justice system; the American dream; the future of Black and Africana studies; and President Obama’s double consciousness. Part Two investigates social, cultural, and community issues such as the Affordable Care Act; Black women and obesity; Black men’s experience in marriage and relationships; sexual decision making; interracial relationships; and cultural racism. Part Three explores media, pop culture, and technology issues including the rise of urban fiction; hip hop and feminism; race in Super Bowl commercials; the construction of Black Diasporic identities; Whiteness in Black-oriented films; Black masculinity in Django Unchained; and the power of Black Twitter. This anthology contains work from leading scholars, authors, and other specialists who have been brought together to highlight key issues in black culture and experience today. The goal is to help readers understand where we are and where we still need to go, what is working and what we still need to work on, what is right and what is still wrong.
Black Culture and Experience
Language: en
Pages: 302
Authors: Venise T. Berry, Ayo Dayo, Anita Rife
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-09-30 - Publisher:

Black Culture and Experience: Contemporary Issues offers a holistic look at Black culture in the twenty-first century. It is a collection of work that creates a synergy among authors and leads to a valuable resource on contemporary issues. Part One examines institutional, societal, and political issues like identity politics; the
Varieties of African American Religious Experience
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Anthony B. Pinn
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-10-15 - Publisher: Fortress Press

Twenty years ago, Anthony Pinn‘s engrossing survey highlighted the rich diversity of black religious life in America, revealing expressions of an ever-changing black religious quest. Based on extensive research, travel, and interviews, Pinn‘s work provides a fascinating look especially at Voodoo, Santeria, the Nation of Islam, and black humanism in
Youth Culture and the Media
Language: en
Pages: 228
Authors: Bill Osgerby
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-09-30 - Publisher: Routledge

This expansive, lively introduction charts the connections between international youth cultures and the development of global media and communication. From 1950s drive-ins and jukeboxes to contemporary social media, the book examines modern youth cultures in their social, economic and political contexts. Exploring the rise of young people as a distinct
The Multiracial Experience
Language: en
Pages: 481
Authors: Maria P. P. Root
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996 - Publisher: SAGE

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Introducing Philosophy Through Pop Culture
Language: en
Pages: 432
Authors: William Irwin, David Kyle Johnson
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-03-10 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Can Wonder Woman help us understand feminist philosophy? How Does Wakandan technology transcend anti-Blackness? What can Star Trek teach us about the true nature of reality? Introducing Philosophy Through Pop Culture makes important philosophical concepts and the work of major philosophers relevant, fun, and exciting. Using engaging examples from film