Black Studies

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San Mateo de Cangrejos

Establishes the central role of Afro-Puerto Ricans in the island's history and the creation of its capital city, San Juan.

Ana M. López

Brings together Ana M. López's field-defining essays on Latin American film and media in one indispensable volume.

Relocating the Sacred

Maps manifestations of the sacred and religious syncretism in Afro-Brazilian cultural forms.

Virgin Capital

Ethnography situating the contemporary financial services industry in the US Virgin Islands within broader histories of racial capitalism and gender inequality.

Black Campus Life

Ethnography of Black engineering majors navigating campus life at a historically White university.

Drops of Inclusivity

A critical view of race relations on the island of Puerto Rico from 1898 to 1965.

Blacks in Niagara Falls

A detailed study of the history of African Americans in a small upstate New York city from the days of the Underground Railroad to the deindustrialization of the 1980s.

Death Rights

Analyzes how literary representations of suicide have reinforced antiblackness in the modern world.

Racialized Visions

The first volume in English to explore the cultural impact of Haiti on the surrounding Spanish-speaking nations of Cuba, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico.

Identities in Flux

Reevaluates the significance of iconic Afro-Brazilian figures, from slavery to post-abolition.

Queer Freedom : Black Sovereignty

Evocative, innovative ethnography of spiritual practices and forms of queer, black, and indigenous life in the Dominican Republic.