By Jeffrey O. G. Ogbar

About Jeffrey O. G. Ogbar

Jeffrey O. G. Ogbar is Professor of History and Founding Director of the Center for the Study of Popular Music at the University of Connecticut. He is the editor or author of multiple books, including Black Power: Radical Politics and African American Identity (2004) and Hip-­Hop Revolution: The Culture and Politics of Rap (2007).

Welcome, Keywords for African American Studies

We are excited to announce the release of the newest edition of the Keywords series: Keywords for African American Studies. Our efforts, as co-editors, centered on reaching out to specialists across scholarly disciplines who can describe, with authority and clarity, the fundamental meanings and utilities of words that are essential to the discourse and exploration of African American Studies. An inherently interdisciplinary venture, this project employs a language that transcends the disciplinary prose of any one area of study. Historians, sociologists, literary scholars, political scientists, and other enrich this publication. Each essay adds broader understanding of the field of what is alternatively known as Africana Studies or Black Studies.

As the most recent iteration of the NYU Press Keywords series, the book builds upon the tradition of providing a critical source for engaging and understanding a wide range of terms and concepts that circulate in a field of study. …

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