ILLUSTRATIONS
i.1 Bashment, a public bus in Jamaica. Kingston, Jamaica, 2009 2
i.2 Kehinde Wiley, Three Boys, 2013 4
i.3 mob dancers performing in the video light, Santa Cruz, Jamaica,
2009 6
i.4 Street photography studio in New Orleans, 2009 8
i.5 Photo Sonny’s street photography studio, Kingston, Jamaica,
2010 11
i.6 The mob dancers, Kingston, Jamaica, 2011 13
i.7 Performers at Uptown Mondays dancehall in front of the video
light, Kingston, Jamaica, 2010 15
i.8 Reward notice for runaway slave, c. 1863 18
i.9 Ebony G. Patterson, Di Real Big Man, 2010 19
i.10 Hank Willis Thomas, Black Power, 2008 28
i.11 Satch Hoyt, From Mau Mau to Bling Bling, 2005 29
i.12 Robert Pruitt, For Whom the Bell Curves, 2004 32
i.13 Hype Williams, video still from Feel So Good by Mase, 1997 35
i.14 Kori Newkirk, video still from Bixel, 2005 36
i.15 Sthaddeus Terrell, photograph of Terrell and a Mardi Gras Indian
chief posing before Terrell’s backdrops, New Orleans, n.d. 41
i.16 Charles H. Nelson, Y’all Niggas Ain’t Ready, from the Backdrop Project
series, December 1999 43
i.17 Kehinde Wiley, The Annunciation, from the Black Light series, 2009 45
1.1 John Davis, street photograph, Atlanta, 2009 48
1.2 John Davis, street photograph, Atlanta, 2009 48
1.3 Edward Robinson, street photograph, New Orleans, 2009 49
1.4 Edward Robinson, street photograph, New Orleans, 2009 49
1.5 Street photograph, New Orleans, 1999 50
1.6 Charles H. Nelson, Real Niggas Don’t Die: Tupac and Biggie (Call and
Response), from the Backdrop Project series, Five Points marta
Station, Atlanta, 1999 51
1.7 Sthaddeus Terrell, photograph of a field of backdrops at the Mardi
Gras Indians event, Super Sunday, New Orleans, 2000 53
Previous Page Next Page