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Response to “Solange, the Polymathic Cultural Force” – Folake Famuyiwa

Response to “Solange, the Polymathic Cultural Force” In the article, Mathis reels the reader in by describing the deeper meaning suggested behind the use of a mononym. She carefully connects this to Solange and how her usage of a mononym is reflective of her distinctive influence as an artist. These clever connections are just one Read more about Response to “Solange, the Polymathic Cultural Force” – Folake Famuyiwa[…]

James Baldwin’s Response

BRAHIMA DOUMBIA                In 1966 (July 11) The Nation published James Baldwin’s essay “A Report From the Occupied Territory.” Mr. Baldwin was one of the 20th century’s most finest and honest writers. His story begins with a 31-year-old salesman, named Frank Stafford, a father of two, who lived the neighborhood of Harlem. One day, he sees Read more about James Baldwin’s Response[…]

A Report from Occupied Territory Response -Giovanny Paez

James Baldwin’s article A Report from Occupied Territory describes an unfortunate encounter between a minority civilian and police officers in Harlem, *1964 . The man is brutally beaten by the officers for seemingly no reason while bystanders remain silent, almost as if it were the norm. Baldwin derives that police brutality exists due to long-standing Read more about A Report from Occupied Territory Response -Giovanny Paez[…]

James Baldwin Response by Gabriela Vallebuona

In the essay by James Baldwin he shows that police are very aggressive with people in the community. Some questions a field worker might ask to further uncover the culture Baldwin describes in “How safe do you feel in your community?” This is because the problems that were emerging in the community. For example, people Read more about James Baldwin Response by Gabriela Vallebuona[…]

Baldwin Response – Mauricio Guidos

Baldwin pointed out the wrongings that the police in Harlem have committed against African Americans in his essay. He had an emphasis specifically on the “Harlem Six”. Six men wrongfully arrested and convicted of the murder of a couple that owned a used clothing store. Baldwin knows that the wrongfully convicted men are the result Read more about Baldwin Response – Mauricio Guidos[…]

Baldwin Response – Syed M. Shahmir Zaidi

James Baldwin, one of the most profound writers of his time, was not afraid to use his words to defend the black community against the tyrannies of white supremacists. Similarly, in this article, he spoke about the unimaginable condition of America, where the African Americans were not only considered inferior but were used as a Read more about Baldwin Response – Syed M. Shahmir Zaidi[…]

Baldwin Response – Jaylen Salvatto

In James Baldwins article “A Report from Occupied Territory” he describes the discrimination of African Americans in Harlem in the 1960’s. A large factor of this was from police brutality. The police saw “Negroes” as less than them and the police felt they controlled the area, hence the title saying “Occupied Territory”. The abuse of Read more about Baldwin Response – Jaylen Salvatto[…]

A report from occupied territory- Chelsy Quezada

James Baldwin’s report of on the Harlem six called, “A report from occupied territory,” opens up a door to a very violent place. Harlem asa culture was scared and reacted in violent, they were curious and got targeted by those in authority. The colored pea pole are afraid to leave and venture the world because Read more about A report from occupied territory- Chelsy Quezada[…]

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