Vol 8, No 2

Popular Culture Studies Journal

Volume 8, Number 2

Special Issue Editor: Angela M. Nelson

Editor: CarrieLynn D. Reinhard

Africology: The Journal of Pan African Studies Editor: Eric Jackson

 

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Editorial Introduction: A Cross-Disciplinary Journal Collaboration
Eric Jackson, Angela M. Nelson, and CarrieLynn D. Reinhard

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SPECIAL ISSUE ARTICLES: Black Popular Culture

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Introduction to the Special Issue on “Black Popular Culture”
Angela M. Nelson

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“A Homegrown Revolutionary”: Linking Erik Killmonger to Tupac and the Legacy of the Black Panther Party
Phillip Lamarr Cunningham

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The Iconic Malcolm: The 1990s Polarization of the Mediated Images of Malcolm X
Lisa M. Gill

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The Boondocks, Black History, and Black Lives Matter: Or, Why Black Popular Culture Matters for Black Millennials
A. J. Rice and Kyle T. Mays

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Trap Spaces, Trap Music: Harriet Jacobs, Fetty Wap, and Emancipation as Entrapment
Sean M. Kennedy

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The Fallacy of the Nut Pussy: Cross Dressing, Black Comedy, and Women
Katrina Thompson Moore

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Racialized Representations of Black Actresses: Power, Position, and Politics of the Mediated Black Woman
Angela Nurse and Therèsa M. Winge

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#GrammysNotSoWhite: Critical Race Theory and the Grammys’ Race Problem
Jasmine Henry

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Appropriation as Appreciation: Afrocentric Testifying in the Discourse of Teena Marie
Carlos D. Morrison and Jacqueline Allen Trimble

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OWN: Oprah’s Chicken Soup for the Soul in an Age of Angst
Joshua K. Wright

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STUDENT SHOWCASE

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Prototype of Sunken Place: Reading Jordan Peele’s Get Out through Octavia Butler’s Kindred as Black Science Fiction and Speculative Fiction Narratives
Britney Henry

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“We’re Taking Africa to the World”: Commercial Self-Fashioning as a Vehicle for Collective Aspirations in the 21st Century
Jaana Serres

Michael T. Marsden Award Winner

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TRIBUTES

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Black Popular Culture Icon Inspires Space, Exploration, and Communication Futures
Michelle Ferrier

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Wakanda Forever
Ravynn K. Stringfield

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REVIEWS

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The Popular Culture Studies Journal Reviews: Introduction
Christopher J. Olson

Book Reviews
Television Reviews

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