A Mouth Is Always Muzzled: Six Dissidents, Five Continents, and the Art of Resistance

A Mouth Is Always Muzzled: Six Dissidents, Five Continents, and the Art of Resistance Natalie Hopkinson
  • Title: A Mouth Is Always Muzzled: Six Dissidents, Five Continents, and the Art of Resistance
  • Author: Natalie Hopkinson
  • ISBN: 9781620971246
  • Page: 470
  • Format: Hardcover
  • A Mouth Is Always Muzzled: Six Dissidents, Five Continents, and the Art of Resistance Natalie Hopkinson A Mouth Is Always Muzzled Six Dissidents Five Continents and the Art of Resistance A deeply felt and passionately expressed manifesto Kirkus Reviews starred As people consider how to respond to a resurgence of racist xenophobic populism A Mouth Is Always Muzzled tells an extraordi
    A deeply felt and passionately expressed manifesto Kirkus Reviews starred As people consider how to respond to a resurgence of racist, xenophobic populism, A Mouth Is Always Muzzled tells an extraordinary story of the ways art brings hope in perilous times Weaving disparate topics from sugar and British colonialism to attacks on free speech and Facebook activism and A deeply felt and passionately expressed manifesto Kirkus Reviews starred As people consider how to respond to a resurgence of racist, xenophobic populism, A Mouth Is Always Muzzled tells an extraordinary story of the ways art brings hope in perilous times Weaving disparate topics from sugar and British colonialism to attacks on free speech and Facebook activism and traveling a jagged path across the Americas, Africa, India, and Europe, Natalie Hopkinson, former culture writer for the Washington Post and The Root, argues that art is where the future is negotiated.Part post colonial manifesto, part history of British Caribbean, part exploration of art in the modern world, A Mouth Is Always Muzzled is a dazzling analysis of the insistent role of art in contemporary politics and life In crafted, well honed prose, Hopkinson knits narratives of culture warriors painter Bernadette Persaud, poet Ruel Johnson, historian Walter Rodney, novelist John Berger, and provocative African American artist Kara Walker, whose homage to the sugar trade Sugar Sphinx electrified American audiences A Mouth Is Always Muzzled is a moving meditation documenting the artistic legacy generated in response to white supremacy, brutality, domination, and oppression In the tradition of Paul Gilroy, it is a cri de coeur for the significance of politically bold even dangerous art to all people and nations.
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    About Natalie Hopkinson


    1. Natalie Hopkinson, a contributing editor of TheRoot, lectures at Georgetown University and directs the Future of the Arts and Society project as a fellow of the Interactivity Foundation She is the author, with Natalie Y Moore, of Deconstructing Tyrone A New Look at Black Masculinity in the Hip Hop Generation A former writer and editor at the Washington Post, Hopkinson has contributed to the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, and TheAtlantic and done commentary for NPR and the BBC.


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