The Privacy of Style: Imagining Underwear — Archaeology and Material Culture

Last month the New York Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony joined 50 Cent to launch the rapper’s fashion line at Bloomingdale’s in New York City. Observers attempting to fathom consumption are routinely befuddled by the apparently irrational expense consumers will devote to style, and 50 Cent’s endorsement will leave many of those observers once more scratching their […] … More The Privacy of Style: Imagining Underwear — Archaeology and Material Culture

Baton Rouge, Louisiana — Diaspora Hypertext, the Blog

“It is a remarkable picture. A single woman stands in the roadway, feet firmly planted. She poses no obvious threat. She is there to protest the excessive force which Baton Rouge police allegedly deploy against the city’s black citizens. She stands in front of police headquarters, on Saturday. And she is being hauled away by … More Baton Rouge, Louisiana — Diaspora Hypertext, the Blog

Download the #LemonadeSyllabus, compiled by Candice Benbow — Diaspora Hypertext, the Blog

After Lemonade launched, Benbow issued a call for black women of all ages and disciplines to share the works of art, history, and literature that came to mind or informed their reading of the visual album. Out of the loving cipher, she compiled the #LemonadeSyllabus… via Download the #LemonadeSyllabus, compiled by Candice Benbow — Diaspora Hypertext, the … More Download the #LemonadeSyllabus, compiled by Candice Benbow — Diaspora Hypertext, the Blog