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The essay explores how black masculinity is situated in modern popular culture) as violent and hyper-masculine, American nightmares. It also examines the racial and power dynamics at play that allow such reifications of the notion that black men as “dangerous” in arenas of mass/popular cultural consumption in American society—namely sport culture and hip hop.
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Lewis, T. L. (2008). The Modern Athlete, Hip-Hop, and Popular Perceptions of Black Masculinity. AmeriQuests, 6(1). https://doi.org/10.15695/amqst.v6i1.146