index
Africa: and the Black diaspora, 22, 85;
coverage of on Black Journal Bureau,
22, 85, 89, 113–15, 143;
decoloniza-
tion of, 87, 114–15; importance of to
African Americans, 40, 115, 138; and
the Nation of Islam, 136; representa-
tion of on Inside Bedford-
Stuyvesant,
37–38, 40–44; on Say Brother, 67–68,
98; on Soul!, 130, 132
Alabama
eTV,
10–11, censorship on,
116–17
Ali, Muhammad, 61, 111, 150; on Soul!,
137
American Apartheid, 41–43, 138, 158. See
also Black aesthetic
Anderson, Madeline, 83, 87–98, 93, 156
audience, 1, 4, 5, 13, 20, 22, 38, 41, 46,
53–54, 69, 72, 76, 115, 117, 119, 124, 125,
127, 153–55
Baldwin, James, 125, 127, 137–42, 145
Banks, Jacqueline, 64–67
Baraka, Amiri (LeRoi Jones), 41,
43–44, 129; on Soul!, 131–36
Batten, Tony, 114
Bay State Banner, 69
Bedford- Stuyvesant, 27–29, 30–32, 35,
38–40, 51, 71. See also Inside Bedford-
Stuyvesant
Bedford- Stuyvesant Restoration Cor-
poration
(BSrc),
16, 27, 32
Belafonte, Harry, 33, 36, 39, 40
Black aesthetic (look), 5, 134; afro/hair
and, 5, 20, 35–36, 40, 64, 143–45; in-
fluenced by Black Power, 12; dashiki
and, 20, 35, 37, 43, 61, 105, 143–45
Black Arts Movement, 4, 22, 40–41; as
Black women’s liberation, 145–50; as
theorization of usable cultural past,
44. See also Black theater; Soul!
Black audience, 3, 11, 18, 19, 26, 29, 30,
32–33, 35, 36–37, 48–49, 125, 151; of
Black Journal, 85, 86, 96, 114–15, 116,
121–22, measurement of, 18, 117, 150;
of Say Brother, 54, 55, 61–62, 65–66,
69, 81–82; of Soul!, 125–26, 129–38,
143–44, 145–46, 150; white audience,
3, 8, 55, 62, 84. See also ratings
Black Cop, The, 98, 100–102, 108. See also
uprisings
Black Efforts for Soul in Television
(BeST),
116
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