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The Black Power and Black Arts Movement: An Inseparable Connection

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie slammed President Barack Obama for allegedly failing to support police officers. “The president’s appointed FBI director has said this week that, because of a lack of support from politicians like the president of the United States, that police officers are afraid to get out of their cars and enforce the law,” Christie said. Christie was referring to remarks by FBI Director James Comey, who attributed a spike in crime to the “Ferguson Effect,” which is the
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The Black Power and Black Arts Movement: An Inseparable Connection

This project interrogates the interrelationships between the functional and ideological similarities between the Black Art aesthetic and the Conceptualization of Black Power doing the 70’s. More than a mere production of visual symbology or pictorial aside, this movie illustrates the necessity of art in reconfiguring and re-representing the concepts of self determination necessary for realizing BLACK POWER. Thusly, it is my contention that the BLACK art and Black power are not separated but
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15. Langston Hughes

Modern Poetry (ENGL 310) with Langdon Hammer The poetry of Langston Hughes is considered as a representation of the African-American experience. The distinctive concerns of Hughes’s poetic project are juxtaposed with the works of other modernists, such as Pound, Eliot, Frost, and Stevens. Hughes’s interest in and innovative use of musical forms, such as blues and jazz, is explored with particular attention to their role in African-American culture, as well as their use by Hughes to forge an
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