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Black Feelings – Race and Affect in the Long Sixties - University Press of Mississippi
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Black Feelings: Race and Affect in the Long Sixties

Lisa M. Corrigan


In Black Feelings, Corrigan traces the surging optimism of the Kennedy administration through the Black Power era’s dynamic and powerful circulation of black pessimism to understand how black feelings were a terrain of political struggle for black meaning, representation, and agency as black activists navigated the physical violence and psychological strain of movement disappointment, particularly with liberals (both black and white). Black Feelings demonstrates how racial feelings emerged, ebbed, flowed, disappeared, and re-emerged as the Long Sixties unfolded and finally ended. Black Feeling ... More

Keywords: Black, Feelings, Affect, Hope, rage

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781496827944
Published to University Press of Mississippi: January 2021 DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781496827944.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Lisa M. Corrigan, author
University of Arkansas