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Race & Equality. PostModern Turn. Economics Political Social Definition. Identity and Liberation. Gender Equality – next lecture Racial Equality Move towards political and economic independence in 3 rd world countries. Mohandas Gandhi. 1869-1948 “Great Soul” Nonviolent resistance

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Race equality

Race & Equality


Postmodern turn

PostModern Turn

  • Economics

  • Political

  • Social

  • Definition


Identity and liberation

Identity and Liberation

  • Gender Equality – next lecture

  • Racial Equality

    • Move towards political and economic independence in 3rd world countries


Mohandas gandhi

Mohandas Gandhi

  • 1869-1948

  • “Great Soul”

  • Nonviolent resistance

  • Liberation in 1947


Wars for identity

Wars for Identity


Liberation identity in latin america

Liberation & Identity in Latin America


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Map


General facts

General Facts

  • Large majority of people live in relative poverty

  • Social Upheaval

  • Largely Spanish speaking

  • Predominantly Catholic – “Liberation theology”

  • Socialist Government


Pablo neruda

Pablo Neruda

  • 1904-1973

  • Chilean

  • Background

  • Poem – United Fruit Company Handout


United states the quest for racial equality

United States:The Quest for Racial Equality


Segregation

Segregation


The harlem renaissance

The Harlem Renaissance


Harlem street scene

Harlem Street Scene


General facts1

General Facts

  • 1920-1940

  • Common themes

    • Alienation

    • Marginality

    • Folk material

    • Blues tradition

  • Hot spots & Jazz


Harlem hot spots

Harlem “Hot Spots”


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Jazz


Langston hughes

Langston Hughes

  • 1902-1967

  • Biography

  • Phrases part of our culture

  • “The Negro Speaks of Rivers”


Gwendolyn brooks

Gwendolyn Brooks

  • 1917-2000

  • Biography

  • Uses street slang in poetry

  • “We Real Cool”


Richard wright

Richard Wright

  • 1908-1960

  • Literary fame and fortune

  • Biography

  • Native Son (1940) and Black Boy (1945)


The civil rights movement

The Civil Rights Movement

1955-1965


Brown vs the board of education of topeka kansas

Brown vs. the Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas


Rosa parks

Rosa Parks


Martin luther king jr

Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • 1929-1968

  • Civil-rights leader

  • Model for future nonviolent movement


Civil rights events

Civil Rights Events


August 28 1963 march on washington

August 28, 1963March on Washington


Civil rights events1

Civil Rights Events


Malcolm x

Malcolm X

  • 1925–1965

  • Militant leader

  • Message to the Grass Roots (1963)

  • 1964 – conversion to Islam


African americans and the visual arts

African Americans and the Visual Arts


General information

General Information

  • Social concerns made public

  • African folk idioms

  • Colloquial language

  • Blue Aesthetic

    • Rhythmic, stylized compositions

  • Later

    • Bold

    • Cynical


Saar the liberation of aunt jemima 1972 socially conscious art

Saar, The Liberation of Aunt Jemima, 1972, Socially Conscious Art


Les demoiselle d alabama

Les Demoiselle d’Alabama


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Jazz


Influences on jazz

Influences on Jazz

  • Marching bands

  • Minstrels

  • Blues

  • Ragtime


Louis armstrong

Louis Armstrong

  • 1900-1971

  • From New Orleans

  • Began at 12

  • Developed scat singing

  • International respected form


Louis armstrong1

Louis Armstrong

  • 1900-1971

  • From New Orleans

  • Began at 12

  • Developed scat singing

  • International respected form


Billie holiday

Billie Holiday

  • 1915-1959

  • Chicago singer


George gershwin 1898 1937

George Gershwin (1898-1937)


Edward kennedy duke ellington 1899 1974

Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington (1899-1974)


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