Sunday, February 24, 2013

Black aesthetics

black aesthetics refer to cultural signifiers or sensory features that are perceived as black or African American, such as various forms of music, linguistic and performance styles, culinary practices, fashion and fashioning choices, iconography, and visual designs. To the extent that race is socially constructed and unstable, the “black” of “black aesthetics” often rests on slippery perceptions and rarely remain fixed.[More on Black Aesthetics.]


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