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The Resource Necessarily black : Cape Verdean youth, hip-hop culture, and a critique of identity, P. Khalil Saucier

Necessarily black : Cape Verdean youth, hip-hop culture, and a critique of identity, P. Khalil Saucier

Label
Necessarily black : Cape Verdean youth, hip-hop culture, and a critique of identity
Title
Necessarily black
Title remainder
Cape Verdean youth, hip-hop culture, and a critique of identity
Statement of responsibility
P. Khalil Saucier
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Necessarily Black is an ethnographic account of second-generation Cape Verdean youth identity in the United States and a theoretical attempt to broaden and complicate current discussions about race and racial identity in the twenty-first century. P. Khalil Saucier grapples with the performance, embodiment, and nuances of racialized identities (blackened bodies) in empirical contexts. He looks into the durability and (in)flexibility of race and racial discourse through an imbricated and multidimensional understanding of racial identity and racial positioning. In doing so, Saucier examines how Cape Verdean youth negotiate their identity within the popular fabrication of "multiracial America." He also explores the ways in which racial blackness has come to be lived by Cape Verdean youth in everyday life and how racialization feeds back into the experience of these youth classified as black through a matrix of social and material settings. Saucier examines how ascriptions of blackness and forms of black popular culture inform subjectivities. The author also examines hip-hop culture to see how it is used as a site where new (and old) identities of being, becoming, and belonging are fashioned and reworked. Necessarily Black explores race and how Cape Verdean youth think and feel their identities into existence, while keeping in mind the dynamics and politics of racialization, mixed-race identities, and anti-blackness"--Publisher's description
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Saucier, P. Khalil
Index
index present
LC call number
E184.C24
LC item number
S28 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cabo Verdean Americans
  • Hip-hop
  • Hip-hop
  • Blacks
  • Ethnicity
Label
Necessarily black : Cape Verdean youth, hip-hop culture, and a critique of identity, P. Khalil Saucier
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 103-115) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Preface -- Introduction -- 1. Making sense of light-skin African blood : the grammar of Cape Verdean identity -- 2. Body and being : notes on Cape Verdean blackness in America -- 3. Kriolu noize : bridges of black Cape Verdean sound -- 4. Cape Verdean youth cool : tailoring identity -- 5. The Cape Verdean identity divide : a case of terminal blackness -- Conclusion. Dark matters : a potential (ante)politics
Control code
908991028
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 120 pages
Isbn
9781611861686
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)908991028
Label
Necessarily black : Cape Verdean youth, hip-hop culture, and a critique of identity, P. Khalil Saucier
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 103-115) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Preface -- Introduction -- 1. Making sense of light-skin African blood : the grammar of Cape Verdean identity -- 2. Body and being : notes on Cape Verdean blackness in America -- 3. Kriolu noize : bridges of black Cape Verdean sound -- 4. Cape Verdean youth cool : tailoring identity -- 5. The Cape Verdean identity divide : a case of terminal blackness -- Conclusion. Dark matters : a potential (ante)politics
Control code
908991028
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 120 pages
Isbn
9781611861686
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)908991028

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