Prove It on Me

Prove It on Me

New Negroes, Sex, and Popular Culture in the 1920s

eBook - 2012
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In the wake of the Great Migration of thousands of African Americans from the scattered hamlets and farms of the rural South to the nation's burgeoning cities, a New Negro ethos of modernist cultural expression and potent self-determination arose to challenge white supremacy and create opportunities for racial advancement. In Prove It On Me, Erin D. Chapman explores the gender and sexual politics of this modern racial ethos and reveals the constraining and exploitative underside of the New Negro era's vaunted liberation and opportunities. Chapman's cultural history documents the effects on bla.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, Ă2012
ISBN: 9780199877201
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xii, 189 pages) : illustrations


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