“How you gonna keep um’ down on the farm after they seen all this?”
Author: Amy Abugo Ongiri
Amy Abugo Ongiri is an assistant professor in the Department of English at the University of Florida, Gainesville. Her manuscript "Spectacular Blackness: The Cultural Politics of the Black Power Movement and the Search for a Black Aesthetic" is currently under review. Her work has appeared in Screening Noir: The Journal of Black Film, Television, and New Media Culture; The Journal of Asian American Studies; College Literature; Camera Obscura; Black Filmmaker; and Nka: The Journal of Contemporary African Art.