What are the intellectual and political conditions that permitted me to understand the word “critic” as an allegation?
But in the void, young residents like the Corner Boys have developed new, creative, online strategies for making ends meet.
To lawyers, at least, the disciplines of the humanities and social sciences represent techniques for determining, representing, measuring, and summing desire.
The only way to deconstruct a falsely fabricated prejudicial story is to tell a real one. So I turned to theatre.
Put another way, can the possibilities of masochism as sexual exceptionalism/subversion... extend to black women?
This essay tells a story about blackness and being, black durational performance, black power and the powers that cohere in the blackness of Now.
Performance opens up an opportunity to explore gendered experiences of traumatic violations and survival.
This is a story of individuals undone by systems—like every story in The Wire.
The photographs they send are studio portraits taken by incarcerated photographers whose job in prison is to take pictures. Allen poses in these photographs sometimes with props, always in uniform. The backdrops are designed and painted by incarcerated people. They break up the uniformity and repetition of the prison attire and staged poses. There are also photographs from our visits to see Allen. In most of these, he stands in the center and we huddle around, hugging him as tightly as we can.
In this film, inmates are released from Huntsville State Penitentiary, taking in their first moments of freedom with phone calls, cigarettes, and quiet reflection at the Greyhound station up the block.