Debating Blackness in the Golden Age of American Comics
Desegregating Comics assembles a team of leading scholars to explore how debates about the representation of blackness shaped both the production and reception of Golden Age comics. It examines not only the racial stereotypes that predominated, but also the innovations of black comics artists and the activism of black fans.
The Scandalous Black Suspect, the Exemplary White Son, and the Murder That Shocked Toronto
Gender, race, and politics in late-nineteenth-century Toronto swirl around this riveting true story of the murder of Frank Westwood and the controversial acquittal of the main suspect, Clara Ford – a cross-dressing Black single mother.
- Copyright year: 2023
White Appropriations of Black Masculinities in the Civil Rights Era
Offering fresh insights and raising important questions, this historical exploration of appropriation traces the ways in which gender and race were negotiated through the popular culture of the Civil Rights Era.
- Copyright year: 2020
Loyalist Slavery in the Maritimes
The first history of black slavery in the Maritimes, North to Bondage is a startling corrective to the enduring myth of Canada as a land of freedom at the end of the Underground Railroad.
- Copyright year: 2016
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