This paper analyses two recent ghetto action movies: Dope and Straight Outta Compton It argues that in returning to the cinematic hood in , it is necessary and logical to revisit literature surrounding Boyz N the Hood to assess if images of black women and girls have evolved in contemporary films. Directed by John Singleton, the film emerged during and reflected an important moment of the post-Reagan political and cinematic landscape. The routine racial profiling of young non-white males, the brutal beating of Rodney King by the LAPD in and the subsequent acquittal of the police officers involved furthered social unrest.
Maybe Black men protect white women because we see ourselves in them
(Re)visiting Black Women and Girls in the Cinematic Hood: “Who you callin’ a hoe?”
May 24, , approximately a. So, I go to Home Depot today to get some paint. When I get to the paint station, there is a couple sort of hanging back between the aisle and the station. Another guy is at the station. I smile. Then another man comes over.
Aggressive Encounters & White Fragility: Deconstructing the Trope of the Angry Black Woman
What white women mean to us, as Black men, based on what it is we mean, to ourselves, in proximity to whiteness. My crushes, in high school, were all white girls. I used to fantasize about asking them out, kissing them, fucking them. It was about the only way by which I judged my social value—by how many of them I was of interest to.
Try out PMC Labs and tell us what you think. Learn More. Information about pornography-viewing habits of urban, low income, youth of color in the U. This study was designed to answer the following using a sample of year old urban-residing, low income, Black or Hispanic youth: 1 What types of pornography do youth report watching, where, and for what purpose? The following themes emerged from interviews with 23 youth: a Youth primarily reported watching pornography that featured one-on-one sexual intercourse, but also reported having seen extreme pornography e.