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The Resource Blue veins and kinky hair : naming and color consciousness in African America, Obiagele Lake, (electronic book)

Blue veins and kinky hair : naming and color consciousness in African America, Obiagele Lake, (electronic book)

Label
Blue veins and kinky hair : naming and color consciousness in African America
Title
Blue veins and kinky hair
Title remainder
naming and color consciousness in African America
Statement of responsibility
Obiagele Lake
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The author explores how Africans in America internalized the negative images created of them by the European world, and how internalized racism has worked to fracture African American unity and thereby dilute inchoate efforts toward liberation. In the late 1960s, change began with the Black Is Beautiful slogan and new a consciousness, which went hand in hand with Black Power and pan-African movements. The author argues that for any people to succeed, they must first embrace their own identity, including physical characteristics. Naming, skin color, and hair have been topical issues in the Afri
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lake, Obiagele
Dewey number
305.896/073
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E185.625
LC item number
L35 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • Names, Personal
  • Race awareness
Label
Blue veins and kinky hair : naming and color consciousness in African America, Obiagele Lake, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [117]-134) and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
EBC492029
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xv, 142 p.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Isbn
9780897895583
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Blue veins and kinky hair : naming and color consciousness in African America, Obiagele Lake, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [117]-134) and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
EBC492029
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xv, 142 p.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Isbn
9780897895583
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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