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Minority Report

Perceptions and Realities of Black Men in Heterosexual Porn

Darryl L. Jones II

The role of black men in heterosexual adult films has historically been oversimplified and one-dimensional. Although he is typically the most active participant and a central figure in any scene, his presence is largely secondary to his female

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Gamed by the System

Exploring Black Male Youths’ Motivation to Participate in Sports

Deborwah Faulk, Robert A. Bennett III, and James L. Moore III

. How families in urban communities use sports highlights the role social and environmental context plays in decision to join sports and how minorities and at-risk youth supports become engaged in sports differently. Black Men and Boys Participation in

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Black in France

The Language and Politics of Race in the Late Third Republic

Jennifer Anne Boittin

This article uses notes generated by France's surveillance of African and Afro-Caribbean migrants during the interwar years to analyze the use black men made of racial terms such as nègre and mulâtre. Although developed before the twentieth century, such racial language was infused with new political, social and cultural meaning after World War I. Workers and intellectuals, often at odds with each other, developed a race consciousness that was both a means of uniting in response to colonialism and a reaction against those within their communities who did not appear anti-imperial enough in their politics. Arguing that racial language expressed the nuances and range of black men's political and ideological stances with respect to the French Empire, this article traces the meanings granted to race and the important role in cultivating their significance played by members of organizations such as the Union des Travailleurs Nègres.

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Jennifer Anne Boittin, Christina Firpo, and Emily Musil Church

This article looks at French Indochina, metropolitan France, and French West Africa from 1914 through 1946 to illustrate specific ways in which French colonial authority operated across the French empire. We look at how colonized people challenged the complex formal and informal hierarchies of race, class, and gender that French administrators and colonizers sought to impose upon them. We argue that both the French imperial prerogatives and colonized peoples' responses to them are revealed through directly comparing and contrasting various locales across the empire. Our case studies explore interracial families and single white women seeking compensation from the French in Indochina, black men de ning their masculinity, and Africans debating women's suffrage rights.

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Becoming a Man

Trajectories of Young Gay Men in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

Wendell Ferrari and Marcos Nascimento

American countries and how the period of slavery still affects our postmodern society ( hooks 2004 ; Vigoya 2018 ). Vigoya (2018) points to existing stereotypes about Black male sexuality in Colombia. Black men's bodies are seen as bodies that should

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Brian Bergen-Aurand

shirts reading “Black Lives Matter”; an image of the Dallas, Texas, police shield; or the names of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile—black men recently killed by police officers—or simply solid black shirts in protest of the ongoing gun and police

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Black Moves

Moments in the History of African-American Masculine Mobilities

Tim Cresswell

marked by race at scales from the body to the country and beyond. Simultaneously, race is marked by mobilities. For the most part, this article focuses on the mobilities of black men. Intersectionality makes it necessary to think of race, or any other

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Scenes of Subjection

Slavery, the Black Female Body, and the Uses of Sexual Violence in Haile Gerima's Sankofa

Z'étoile Imma

.” Similarly, Salamishah Tillet (2016) , in her review of The Birth of Nation , derides how Parker's film constructs Black men's rebellion as the catalytic response to witnessing Black women's sexual violation by white men while silencing Black women through

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Jean Comaroff and John Comaroff

exchange. Black men, disparagingly referred to as “boys,” are kept away from the inner sanctum of the family home, being made to labor “outside.” Both women and men resent their subordination. Yet they are also alive to possibilities that lie in the

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You Haven't Seen the Last of Men

The Full Monty (Peter Cattaneo, 1997)

Julie Michot

, brutal and violent . … Although cross-class, it often excludes working-class, gay and Black-men . It is a lived experience, and an economic and cultural force, and dependent on social arrangements. It is constructed through difficult negotiation over a