Afterimages of Slavery

Afterimages of Slavery

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Since the election of President Barack Obama, many pundits have declared that we are living in a qpost-racial America, q a culture where the legacy of slavery has been erased. The new essays in this collection, however, point to a resurgence of the theme of slavery in American cultural artifacts from the late twentieth- and twenty-first centuries. Ranging from disciplines as diverse as African American studies, film and television, architectural studies, and science fiction, the essays provide a provocative look into how and why slavery continues to recur as a trope in American populaEssays on Appearances in Recent American Films, Literature, Television and Other Media Marlene D. Allen, Seretha D. Williams. Supreme Court ruled that, despite statistical proof of racial bias in the application of capital punishment, the death penalty does not violate the Constitution. ... 9 McCleskeya#39;s attorney argued that because a€œevidence demonstrates that Georgia sentences the killers ofits whiteanbsp;...

Title:Afterimages of Slavery
Author:Marlene D. Allen, Seretha D. Williams
Publisher:McFarland - 2012-03-12


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