Blacklife: Post-blm And The Struggle For Freedom

June 1, 2019|
Blacklife: Post-blm And The Struggle For Freedom by Rinaldo Walcott
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What does it mean in the era of Black Lives Matter to continue to ignore and deny the violence that is the foundation of the Canadian nation state? BlackLife discloses the ongoing destruction of Black people as enacted not simply by state structures, but beneath them in the foundational modernist ideology that underlies thinking around migration and movement, as Black erasure and death are unveiled as horrifically acceptable throughout western culture. With exactitude and celerity, Idil Abdillahi and Rinaldo Walcott pull from local history, literature, theory, music, and public policy around everything from arts funding, to crime and mental health--presenting a convincing call to challenge pervasive thought on dominant culture''s conception of Black personhood. They argue that artists, theorists, activists, and scholars offer us the opportunity to rethink and expose flawed thought, providing us new avenues into potential new lives and a more livable reality of BlackLife.
Professor Rinaldo Walcott is the Director of the Women & Gender Studies Institute. Rinaldo''s research is founded in a philosophical orientation that is concerned with the ways in which coloniality shapes human relations across social and cultural time and focuses on Black cultural politics; histories of colonialism in the Americas, mu...
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Title:Blacklife: Post-blm And The Struggle For Freedom
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:104 pages, 6.9 X 5 X 0.4 in
Shipping dimensions:104 pages, 6.9 X 5 X 0.4 in
Published:June 1, 2019
Publisher:ARP Books
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781927886212

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