1001streamsofblackness

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The title of this section is stolen from the book “Black Cool. One thousand streams of Blackness” by Rebecca Walker in which a broad variety of black authors interpret the notion of black cool via their own experiences. 1001 streams of … tries to explore both ‘black’ and ‘white’ and brings shades of color to this bi-polar identity through race.

1001 streams of blackness

James Brown & ‘Your bad self’

James Brown advertising mystery of black — found online

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C

Encyclopedia of —isms

Creolization

Originally associated with cultural mixtures of African, European, and indigenous ancestry, today, creolization refers to this mixture of different people and different cultures that merge to become one.

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1001 streams of blackness

B

Encyclopedia of —isms

Black vs black

“I write “Black” with a capital B because this term addresses first and foremost political and historical dimensions of the concept of Blackness, and relates only indirectly to skin complexion.”
— Adusei-Poku

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1001 streams of blackness

Imagined vs Real Michael Jackson

Left:  a photo manipulation by Nathan Wright (1983)

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1001 streams of blackness

Space is the Place — Sun Ra

The Music & Metaphysics Of Sun Ra - Space Is The Place (Part 1 of 6)

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