Seeking to interrogate how race as a category of power and difference intersects with national identity, ethnicity, class and gender to function “as an organizing principle in social and cultural relations,”[1] as well as intimate relations, visual and sports culture and constructs of beauty, with a specific focus on Blackness.

[1] Lipsitz, Geroge. “The Possessive Investment in Whiteness: Racialized Social Democracy and the “White” Problem in American Studies.” American Quarterly 47, No. 3 (September 1995): 369-87, Accessed February 8, 2008, http://www.jstor.org.

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