eBook What Is Cool?: Understanding Black Manhood in America download
by Marlene Kim Connor
Author: Marlene Kim Connor
Publisher: Crown; 1 edition (May 10, 1995)
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Marlene Kim Connor reveals cool as a vital code of behaviors and attitudes that plays an often disregarded role in. .
In this thoughtful, impassioned and provocative book, Connor uncovers cool’s history, explores A profound, personally engaged anatomy of the codes that have shaped, and continue to shape, black manhood.
In this thoughtful, impassioned and provocative book, Connor uncovers coolâ?s history, explores its essence, and explains why, even though it deserves praise, cool often becomes an insidious force affective black American life today.
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Understanding Black Manhood in America. Understood only vaguely by white America as a matter of style, cool is, in fact, an American black man's way of staying alive. by Marlene Kim Connor. Writing from a woman's perspective, Marlene Connor reveals what cool is today and why it is such an important factor in African-American life.
What is cool? Understanding Black Manhood in America . First-time author Connor correctly points out that, for black people, being cool-i.
Marlene Kim Connor connects cool and the post-war African-American experience in her book What is Cool?: Understanding Black Manhood in America. Connor writes that cool is the silent and knowing rejection of racist oppression, a self-dignified expression of masculinity developed by black men denied mainstream expressions of manhood Designer Christian Lacroix has said that .
Understood only vaguely by white America as a matter of style, cool is, in fact, an American black man's way of staying alive. see all 2 descriptions). Library descriptions.
Connor, Marlene Kim. (1995). What is cool?: Understanding black manhood in America. Black noise: Rap music and black culture in contemporary America. New York: Crown Publishers. Hanover, NH: Wesleyan University Press/University Press of New England. This book examines what cool is, and why, but it does not define what is, or is not, cool. Cool is possibly the most important force in the life of a black man in America today. African captives brought to this country had to internalize their emotions, and this internalization became the beginning of cool. The repression of natural emotions is one of the first characteristics of being cool
Marlene Kim Connor connects cool and the post-war African-American experience in her book What is Cool?: Understanding Black Manhood in America.