Friday, September 10, 2004

Thinking About Race and Ethnicity, Pt 1

Essays/Articles in which race and ethnicity are singled out as a theme. Depictions of social and political movements centered around resistance to exploitation and oppression based upon a group's ethnicity or race. Also included are attempts to deconstruct, or question, the validity of race/ethnicity as a distinguishing characteristic.

Blackford, Linda B. “A Very Long Wait to Be Served: 1960s Saturday Sit-Ins at the Phoenix Hotel.” Lexington Herald-Leader (August 15, 2004)

“Bush to Indian-Americans: You’ve Got Mail.” India West (August 27, 2004)

Clinton, Catherine. “Harriet Tubman: The Road to Freedom.” Book TV (August 14, 2004)

Coates, Ta-Nehisi. “Egotistical Bastards: Dead Mag Helps VH-1 Talk About Race.” The Village Voice (August 17, 2004)

“Cornel West on Bush vs. Kerry, Nader's Bid for the Presidency and the "Niggerization" of America.” Democracy Now (July 27, 2004)

Crouch, Stanley. “For Young Black Men, Rap’s Lure is False.” New York Daily News (June 7, 2004)

Gonzalez, Juan, Peter Bach and Winston Price. “Study Shows Racial Disparity in Healthcare.” Democracy Now (August 20, 2004)

Herbert, Bob. “Voting While Black.” The New York Times (August 20, 2004)

Holland, Joshua. “Blackwashing.” The Gadflyer 1.1 (July 21, 2004)

Izrael, Jimmy. “What It Iz: The Ballot or the Bling, Bling.” Africana (August 18, 2004)

Johnson, Julie. “Activists and Entrepreneurs: The California Advocate.” NCM (August 6, 2004)

Kelliher, Laurie. “Suburban Myth: Elizabeth Llorente's stories puncture our preconceptions of the suburbs. And she's getting others to take a closer look in their own backyards.” Columbia Journalism Review (July/August 2004)

Margaret Kimberly. “Big Box or Bust.” Alternet (originally published by Black Commentator: January 14, 2004)

Mitchell, Katharyne. “Multiculturalism, Or the United Colors of Capitalism.” Antipode 25.4 (1993)

National Black Justice Coalition

Nguyen, Denise. “Vietnamese American Pitcher a Man For All Seasons.” Nguoi Viet (August 28, 2004: Reposted at NCM)

“Only Skin Deep: Changing Visions of the American Self.” International Center of Photography (Online photographic exhibition: 2004)

Parenti, Christian. “Policing the Color Line.” The Nation (September 13, 2001)

Pojmann, Karen. “Faces of Racism: Nigerians Embrace My Whiteness and Shun My Igbo Husband.” Pacific News Service (August 9, 2004)

Roy, Sandip. “Political Scandal Shouldn’t Set Back Asian Voter Participation.” NCM (August 16, 2004)

San Juan, E., Jr. “The Question of Race in the 21st Century.” (Remarks on the 9th Annual Multicultural Students Convocation, Washington State University, Oct. 13, 1998.)

Smiley, Tavis. “'Harold and Kumar': Busting Stereotypes in Film—Asian, East Indian Ethnicities Rare in Hollywood Films.” National Public Radio (August 9, 2004)

Spence, Lester. “The Black Slate: Rethinking Down Low Politics.” Africana (August 17, 2004)

Talvi, Silja J.A. “Race: Time To Give Up On a Four Letter Word.” Alternet (originally published in Lip Magazine: Septemeber 4, 2001)

Thill, Scott. “Emergency Revolutionary.” Alternet (August 27, 2004)

“Untold Stories: Lexington and the Civil Rights Movement.” Lexington Herald-Leader (2004 series seeking to recognize and address the newspapers conscious censorship of civil rights stories during the 1960s, includes present-day reflections from the community)

White, Armond. “Stander: Writer/director Bronwen Hughes has managed to make anti-Apartheid activity look dashing.” Africana (August 20, 2004)

White, Scott. “Lexington Erasing Black Heritage.” Lexington Herald-Leader (August 15, 2004)

Wilson, John K. “Still Crazy After All These Years.” Alternet (August 16, 2004)

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