Abdul, Paula, 280n.13
Abrams, Muhal Richard, 27
Abu-Jamal, Mumia, 103
Academy Awards, 259
Academy (ballroom), 142–43
‘‘acting white,’’ 35, 222–25, 283n.6
adolescence, of brc members, 45–46
aesthetics: black cultural politics and,
36–38, 86–112; ‘‘Black Is Beauti-
ful’’ concept and, 35–36; of black
rock, 29–32, 102–3, 113–41; of
heavy metal, 146, 280n.5; intra-
racial differences towards, 53–58;
of ‘‘postliberated’’ black generation,
34–38. See also African American
culture; cultural politics
African American anthropologists:
cultural critiques by, 14, 274n.8;
stereotypes challenged by, 10,
273n.4
African American culture: class poli-
tics and, 20–21; community organi-
zations and, 27–32; educational pri-
orities in, 43–53; Hendrix’s music
and, 235–41, 243–49; intraracial
differences in, 53–58; marginaliza-
tion of, 13–14; music as reflection
of, 205–30; of ‘‘postliberated’’ black
generation, 34–38; white attraction
to, 204–5
African diaspora, brc connections
100–101
agency, black identity politics and,
87–96, 274n.10
Ajammo, Kregg, 104
Akan, Rene, 3–4, 204, 209–12, 25
Alexander, Kathryn L., 167
Algarín, Miguel, 260
Ali, Muhammad, 183
Ali, Rashid, 251
Alice in Chains (band), 197
Allen, Geri, 30, 208, 282n.4
Alligator Records, 202
All Is Not Quiet on the Western Fr
Black Rock Coalition Invasion,
Two Concert, 16, 97–98
‘‘All Shook Up,’’ 152
Amani, Gregory, 64–66, 104, 281n
Ambassador Gallery, 232
Amber, Lian, 202
American Bandstand, 58
‘‘American Hunger/Mother Is a Sk
head Lover,’’ 124
‘‘American Skin,’’ 264
A&M Records, 197
Ancestors (band), 187
‘‘Angel,’’ 252
Animals (band), 154, 233, 248
anthropological research, fieldwor
methodology, 21–26
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