African American Identity

Some articles on african american identity, african american, american:

Chakaia Booker - Art
... sculptures which were created with the tires are said to address African American identity ... The black tires symbolize the strength of African American identity while the color nuances are meant to evoke the complexities of the black humans application ... matte, smooth, glossy, cracked, game encrusted represent the range of African American skin tones." salvaging such defiant beauty from scraps of resilient ...
The American Prisoner
... The American Prisoner is a novel written by Eden Phillpotts, published in America in 1904 and adapted into a film in 1929 ... The story concerns an English woman who lives at Fox Tor farm, and an American captured during the American Revolutionary War and held at the prison at Princetown on Dartmoor ...

Famous quotes containing the words african american, identity, african and/or american:

    I think it’s unfair for people to try to make successful blacks feel guilty for not feeling guilty.... We’re unique in that we’re not supposed to enjoy the things we’ve worked so hard for.
    Patricia Grayson, African American administrator. As quoted in Time magazine, p. 59 (March 13, 1989)

    One of the most highly valued functions of used parents these days is to be the villains of their children’s lives, the people the child blames for any shortcomings or disappointments. But if your identity comes from your parents’ failings, then you remain forever a member of the child generation, stuck and unable to move on to an adulthood in which you identify yourself in terms of what you do, not what has been done to you.
    Frank Pittman (20th century)

    The treatment of African and African American culture in our education was no different from their treatment in Tarzan movies.
    Ishmael Reed (b. 1938)

    The American people abhor a vacuum.
    Theodore Roosevelt (1858–1919)