Afro-Cuban Voices On Race and Identity in Contemporary Cuba

ISBN-10: 0813017351

ISBN-13: 9780813017358

Edition: 2000

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List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: University Press of Florida
Publication date: 5/4/2000
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 212
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Manning Marable was born in Dayton, Ohio on May 13, 1950. In 1968, he served as the local black newspaper's correspondent and marched along with thousands of others during the funeral procession for Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. He received a bachelor's degree from Earlham College in Indiana, a master's degree from the University of Wisconsin and a doctorate from the University of Maryland. He wrote around 20 books during his lifetime including How Capitalism Underdeveloped Black America, The Great Wells of Democracy: The Meaning of Race in American Life, Speaking Truth to Power: Essays on Race, Resistance and Radicalism, and Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention. He was a professor of African American studies, history, political science and public affairs at Columbia University. He died from complications of pneumonia on April 1, 2011 at the age of 60.

Series Editor's Foreword
Introduction: Race and the Politics of Memory in Contemporary Black Cuban Consciousnessp. 1
The Lived Experience of Racep. 39
Under the Streetlamp: A Journalist's Storyp. 41
The Only Black Family on the Blockp. 49
Issues of Black Healthp. 61
The Representation of Racep. 75
Holy Lust: Whiteness and Race Mixing in the Historical Novelp. 77
The Dead Come at Midnight: Scripting the White Aesthetic/Black Ethicp. 87
Todo en Sepia: An All-Black Theater Projectp. 97
Tackling Racism in Performing Arts and the Mediap. 108
Poetry, Prostitution, and Gender Esteemp. 118
Race and Identityp. 127
Africa, the Caribbean, and Afro-America in Cuban Filmp. 129
Crafting the Sacred Bata Drumsp. 140
Grupo Antillano and the Marginalization of Black Artistsp. 147
A National Cultural Identity? Homogenizing Monomania and the Plural Heritagep. 154
Grounding the Race Dialogue: Diaspora and Nationp. 162
Notesp. 171
Glossary of Afro-Cuban Termsp. 179
Selected Bibliographyp. 181
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