Against the Current: Collective works on State Violence, identity and Resistance


"Charting a Territory Uncharted: Afro-Latinxs and the Black Feminist Movement" 
by Carlos Cabrera

Dzidzienyo, Anani, and Suzanne Oboler. Neither Enemies Nor Friends : Latinos, Blacks, Afro-latinos. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2005.
Laó-Montes, Agustín. “Afro-Latinos .” Black Studies Center: Information Site,

Rodriguez, Yen. The Triple Double: Racially Ambiguous Afro-Latino Identities in America. Master of Arts In American Studies Capstones. Paper 1

“What Afro-Latinos Want You To Know.” BuzzFeed, Buzzfeed Motion Pictures, Nov. 2017, (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.

López, Gustavo, and Ana Gonzalez-Barrera. “Afro-Latino: A deeply rooted identity among U.S. Hispanics.” Pew Research Center, Pew Research Center, 1 Mar. 2016,

Rivera-Rideau, Petra R. “Afro-Latinos.” Afro-Latinos - African American Studies - Oxford Bibliographies, 20 Nov. 2017,

Lorde, Audre . “Learning from the 60s.” The Black Past: Remembered and Reclaimed, Audre Lorde ,

The Combahee River Collective statement: Black Feminist organizing in the seventies and eighties. Kitchen Table, 1986.

Shakur, Assata. Assata: An Autobiography. Chicago, Ill: L. Hill, 1987. Print.

Davis, Angela Y. Angela Davis: An Autobiography. , 1974. Print.

"A Place For Themselves: A Material and Print Culture Analysis of Radical Anthologies by Women of Color"
by Sylvia Guan

Bambara, Toni C., editor. The Black Woman: An Anthology. New American Library, 1970.

Bachman, Jonathan. Unrest in Baton Rouge. 2016, digital photograph, Baton Rouge, LA. 

---. Foreword. This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color, edited by Cherríe Moraga and Gloria Anzaldúa, Kitchen Table: Women of Color Press, 1983, pp. vi-viii.

---. Preface. The Black Woman: An Anthology, edited by Toni Cade Bambara, New American Library, 1970, pp. 7-12.

Bey, Marquis. “A Series of (Un)related Events: Forty-Five Years After The Black Woman: an Anthology.” The Feminist Wire,  3 Feb. 2016,

Christian, Barbara. Black Feminist Criticism: Perspectives on Black Women Writers.New York: Pergamon, 1985.

---. “The Race for Theory.” Cultural Critique, no. 6, 1987, pp. 51–63. JSTOR, JSTOR,

The Combahee River Collective. “A Black Feminist Statement.” Words of Fire: An Anthology of African-American Feminist Thought, edited by Beverly Guy-Sheftall, The New Press, New York, 1995, pp. 232-240.

"Cover of Revolutionary Mothering: Love on the Front Lines," Digital Image, Amazon,

"Cover of Second Edition of This Bridge Called My Back,” Digital Image,

“Cover of The Black Woman,” Digital Image, U*Space,

Crawford, Margo. “Textual Productions of Black Aesthetics Unbound.” Publishing Blackness: Textual Constructions of Race Since 1850, edited by George Hutchinson and John Young., University of Michigan Press, 2013, pp. 188-209.

Di Leo, Jeffrey R. “Analyzing Anthologies.” On Anthologies: Politics and Pedagogy, edited by Jeffrey R. Di Leo, University of Nebraska Press, 2004, pp. 1-27.

Gumbs, Alexis P. Introduction. Revolutionary Mothering: Love on the Front Lines, edited by Alexis P. Gumbs, China Martens, and Mai’a Williams, Between the Lines, 2016, pp. 9-10.

jamieson, deborah a. “Review: This Bridge Called My Back.” Off Our Backs, vol. 12, no. 4, 1982, pp. 6–6. JSTOR, JSTOR,

"Kitchen Table: Women of Color Press," Digital Image,

Moraga, Cherríe. Foreword to the Second Edition. This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color, edited by Cherríe
Moraga and Gloria Anzaldúa, Kitchen Table: Women of Color Press, 1983.

---. Preface. This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color, edited by Cherríe Moraga and Gloria Anzaldúa, Kitchen Table: Women of Color Press, 1983.

Moraga, Cherríe and Gloria Anzaldúa, editors. This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color. Kitchen Table: Women of Color Press, 1983.

---. Introduction. This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color, edited by Cherríe Moraga and Gloria Anzaldúa, Kitchen Table: Women of Color Press, 1983, pp. xxiii-xxvi.

Smith, Barbara. “A Press of Our Own Kitchen Table: Women of Color Press.” Frontiers: A Journal of Women Studies, vol. 10, No. 3, 1989, pp. 11-13.

Wall, Cheryl A. “Introduction: Taking Positions and Changing Words.” Changing Our Own Words: Essays on Criticism, Theory, and Writing by Black Women, edited by Cheryl A. Wall, Rutgers University Press, 1989, pp. 1-15. 

"Poetry of Memory and Resistance: Images of Strong Black Women" 
by Regina Salmons

Davis, Angela Y. An Autobiography. Womens Press, 1990.

Gumbs, Alex Pauline. Spill: Scenes of Black Feminist Fugitivity. Duke University Press.

Higashida, Cheryl. Black Internationalist Feminism: Women Writers of the Black Left, 1945-1995. University of Illinois Press, 2013.

Martens, China, et al. Revolutionary Mothering: Love on the Front Lines. BTL, 2016.

Nyongo, Tavia. “Unburdening Representation.” The Black Scholar, vol. 44, no. 2, pp. 70–80.

Pinto, Samantha. “The World and the ‘jar’: Jackie Kay and the Feminist Futures of the Black Diaspora.” Atlantic studies. 7.3 n. pag.

Rankine, Claudia. Citizen: an American lyric. Penguin Books, 2015.

Shakur, Assata. Assata: An Autobiography. Zed Books, 2014.

Sherman, Charlotte Watson. Sisterfire: Black Womanist Fiction and Poetry. Women's Press, 1995.

"On a MOVE: Photojournalism Surrounding the 1978 MOVE Shootout"
by Charlie Sosnick

“About MOVE.” On a Move, MOVE, 2017,

Caparella, Kitty. "The MOVE Aftermath." Daily News [Philadelphia] 09 August 1978: 2, 18. Print.

del Barco, Mandalit. “How Kodak's Shirley Cards Set Photography's Skin-Tone Standard.” NPR, NPR, 13 Nov. 2014.

Dexter, Pete. “When It Ended, There Was Only One Way to Believe.” Inquirer [Philadelphia] 09 August 1978: 2.

Domke, J.G.. “Delbert Africa, Surrendering to Police, is About to be Struck with a Helmet” Inquirer [Philadelphia] 09 August 1978: 4. Print.

Dubin, Murray. "MOVE Routed in Gunfight; Officer Killed, House Leveled." Inquirer [Philadelphia] 09 August 1978: 1-5. Print.

Fleetwood, Nicole R.. Troubling Vision : Performance, Visuality, and Blackness, University of Chicago Press, 2014. ProQuest Ebook Central.

Foucault, Michel. Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison. Vintage Books, 2011.

Kleinman, Arthur, and Joan Kleinman. “The Appeal of Experience; The Dismay of Images: Cultural Appropriations of Suffering in Our Times.” Daedalus, vol. 125, no. 1, 1996, pp. 1–23.

Linfield, Susie. “Photojournalism and Human Rights.” The Cruel Radiance: Photography and Political Violence, University of Chicago Press, 2010.

Lono, Norman. “Women MOVE Members and Children Wade Through Water from Deluge Gun Directed at Group’s Cellar.” Daily News [Philadelphia] 09 August 1978: 4. Print.

MOVE. Dir. Ben Garry and Ryan McKenna. Cohort Media, 2004. Film.

“MOVE 9.” On a Move, MOVE, 2017,

"MOVE Shootout with Police." AP Images. Associated Press. 8 Aug. 1978. Web.

“‘Oh My God--They Shot a Cop.’” Daily News [Philadelphia] 09 August 1978: 1. Print.

Oka, Cynthia Dewi. "Mothering as Revolutionary Praxis." Revolutionary Mothering, edited by Alexis Pauline Gumbs, China Martens, and Mai’a Williams, PM Press, 2016, pp. 51-57.

Raiford, Leigh. “Photography and The Practices of Critical Black Memory.” History and Theory, vol. 48, no. 4, 2009, pp. 112–129.

United States, The Philadelphia Special Investigation Commission. The Findings, Conclusions and Recommendations of the Philadelphia Special Investigation Commission, 1986.

Wagner-Pacifici, Robin Erica. Discourse and Destruction: The City of Philadelphia versus MOVE. University of Chicago Press, 1994.

Washington, Linn. "MOVE: A Double Standard of Justice?," Yale Journal of Law and Liberation, vol. 1, iss. 1, 1989, pp. 67-80.



"What is an Education?: An examination of the education system’s effect on the education of black children, between the late 1950’s and early 1970’s"
by Morgan Taylor

  1. Hughes, M. J. “Black Education in Black Literature in the U.S.A.” Comparative Education, vol. 10, no. 3, 1974, pp. 221–232. JSTOR, JSTOR,
  1. Joseph, Peniel E. “Dashikis and Democracy: Black Studies, Student Activism, and the Black Power Movement.” The Journal of African American History, vol. 88, no. 2, 2003, pp. 182–203. JSTOR, JSTOR,
  1. Pirkle Jones. Portrait of Captain David Hilliard, Chief of Staff of Black Panther Party, at Bobby Hutton Memorial Park, Oakland, California, No.152 . Oakland, 22 Sept. 1968.
  1. Schneider, Stephen. “Freedom Schooling: Stokely Carmichael and Critical Rhetorical Education.” College Composition and Communication, vol. 58, no. 1, 2006, pp. 46–69. JSTOR, JSTOR,
  1. Scurlock Studio. Integrated primary school class and teachers, with notes about manners and math on blackboard, Washington DC . Washington, 1957.
  1. Sizemore, Barbara A. “Education for Liberation.” The School Review, vol. 81, no. 3, 1973, pp. 389–404. JSTOR, JSTOR,
  1. Smiley, Virginia. “The Chicago Women's Liberation School.” Change, vol. 6, no. 3, 1974, pp. 18–20. JSTOR, JSTOR,
  1. Stephen Shames. Panther Free Food Program. Children Prepare Bags of Food for Distribution at the Oakland Coliseum at the Black Panther Community Survival Conference, Oakland, California, March 1972. Oakland, Mar. 1972.
  1. WILLIAMSON, JOY ANN. “Chapter Six: Community Control with a Black Nationalist Twist: the BLACK PANTHER PARTY'S EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS.” Counterpoints, vol. 237, 2005, pp. 137–157. JSTOR, JSTOR,


"The Layers of Our Existence: A Mini Exhibition on the Voices of Women of Color at Penn"
by Brianna Vizcaino

Hine, Darlene Clark and Beverly Guy-Sheftall, “Rape and the Inner Lives of Black Women in the Middle West: Preliminary Thoughts on the Culture of Dissemblance.” Words of Fire- An Anthology of African American Thought, The New Press, 1995, pp. 380-387

James, Joy. “Coalition Cross Fire: Antiviolence Organizing and Interracial Rape.” Resisting State Violence: Radicalism, Gender, And Race in the US Culture, The Minnesota Press, 1996, pp. 153-167.

“Philadelphia Assembled.” Philadelphia Museum of Art, 9 Sept 2017, www.philamuseum.orh/exhibitions/854.html            

Richie, Beth E. and Clark and Beverly Guy-Sheftall, “Battered Black Women: A Challenge for the Black Community.” Words of Fire- An Anthology of African American Thought, The New Press, 1995, pp. 398-404


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