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The Resource Documenting the black experience : essays on African American history, culture and identity in nonfiction films, edited by Novotny Lawrence

Documenting the black experience : essays on African American history, culture and identity in nonfiction films, edited by Novotny Lawrence

Label
Documenting the black experience : essays on African American history, culture and identity in nonfiction films
Title
Documenting the black experience
Title remainder
essays on African American history, culture and identity in nonfiction films
Statement of responsibility
edited by Novotny Lawrence
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"History taught at the elementary, middle, high school and even college levels often excludes significant events from African American history, such as the murder of Emmett Till or the Ku Klux Klan's murder of four black girls in the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church bombing in Birmingham which are integral parts of history"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
323.1196/0730904
Index
index present
LC call number
E185.61
LC item number
.D645 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1973-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Lawrence, Novotny
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • United States
  • Documentary films
Label
Documenting the black experience : essays on African American history, culture and identity in nonfiction films, edited by Novotny Lawrence
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / Novotny Lawrence -- Civil rights. The Scottsboro Boys' experiences as resource to create a more perfect union / Joseph l. Smith -- The Clinton 12 and prom night in Mississippi: conversations in integration / Eric Pierson -- A national concern: remembering and teaching the death of Emmett Till / Kevin E. Grimm -- Fear factor: when black equality is framed as militant winsome / Chunnu-Brayda and Travis D. Boyce -- Sports. A "perpetual threat": unforgivable blackness and Jack Johnson as a transmedia sports icon / Michael Graves -- From Compton to center court: Venus and Serena and the black female experience in professional tennis / Novotny Lawrence -- Electronic media immortalizing Dorothy Dandridge in documentary, African American press and mainstream press / Charlene Regester -- "Rated R because it's real": discourses of authenticity in Wattstax / Mike Phillips -- A glance at her story: black female documentarians navigating beyond the Theresa / Renee White, Sara Tekle and Melanie Shaw -- Documenting grassroots history as a means to social change: 778 bullets, community engagement and the legacy of rural civil rights / Angela J. Aguayo -- And beyond: the contemporary black struggle. Sundown nation: living in the aftermath of an American Holocaust / David Rossiaky -- Portrait of Jason: a reappraisal / Gerald R. Butters Jr -- Dancing as voice: krumping and clowning in rize as black vernacular rhetoric / Joshua Daniel Phillips -- Gender, the streets and violence: Ameena Matthews and violence interruptions in the interrupters / Ashley Farmer
Control code
ocn890793008
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 270 pages
Isbn
9780786472673
Isbn Type
(softcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2014035788
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o890793008
  • (OCoLC)890793008
Label
Documenting the black experience : essays on African American history, culture and identity in nonfiction films, edited by Novotny Lawrence
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / Novotny Lawrence -- Civil rights. The Scottsboro Boys' experiences as resource to create a more perfect union / Joseph l. Smith -- The Clinton 12 and prom night in Mississippi: conversations in integration / Eric Pierson -- A national concern: remembering and teaching the death of Emmett Till / Kevin E. Grimm -- Fear factor: when black equality is framed as militant winsome / Chunnu-Brayda and Travis D. Boyce -- Sports. A "perpetual threat": unforgivable blackness and Jack Johnson as a transmedia sports icon / Michael Graves -- From Compton to center court: Venus and Serena and the black female experience in professional tennis / Novotny Lawrence -- Electronic media immortalizing Dorothy Dandridge in documentary, African American press and mainstream press / Charlene Regester -- "Rated R because it's real": discourses of authenticity in Wattstax / Mike Phillips -- A glance at her story: black female documentarians navigating beyond the Theresa / Renee White, Sara Tekle and Melanie Shaw -- Documenting grassroots history as a means to social change: 778 bullets, community engagement and the legacy of rural civil rights / Angela J. Aguayo -- And beyond: the contemporary black struggle. Sundown nation: living in the aftermath of an American Holocaust / David Rossiaky -- Portrait of Jason: a reappraisal / Gerald R. Butters Jr -- Dancing as voice: krumping and clowning in rize as black vernacular rhetoric / Joshua Daniel Phillips -- Gender, the streets and violence: Ameena Matthews and violence interruptions in the interrupters / Ashley Farmer
Control code
ocn890793008
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 270 pages
Isbn
9780786472673
Isbn Type
(softcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2014035788
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o890793008
  • (OCoLC)890793008

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