African American Culture and Society After Rodney King

African American Culture and Society After Rodney King

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1992 was a pivotal moment in African American history, with the Rodney King riots providing palpable evidence of racialized police brutality, media stereotyping of African Americans, and institutional discrimination. Following the twentieth anniversary of the Los Angeles uprising, this time period allows reflection on the shifting state of race in America, considering these stark realities as well as the election of the country's first black president, a growing African American middle class, and the black authors and artists significantly contributing to America's cultural output.Most notoriously, gangsta rap lyrics often represent black female sexuality as an object to be possessed, and/or a danger ... 48 Richard Milner co-authored Black Players: The Secret World of Black Pimps with his wife Christina Milner in 1973.

Title:African American Culture and Society After Rodney King
Author:Dr Josephine Metcalf, Dr Carina Spaulding
Publisher:Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. - 2015-07-28


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