From Bourgeois to Boojie

From Bourgeois to Boojie

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Examines how generations of African Americans perceive, proclaim, and name the combined performance of race and class across genres.Black Middle-class Performances Vershawn Ashanti Young, Bridget Harris Tsemo. flailing arms and ... Stereotypical racial characteristics make character claims: darker-skinned girls are loud, while lighter-skinned girls are aquot;modest and quiet.

Title:From Bourgeois to Boojie
Author:Vershawn Ashanti Young, Bridget Harris Tsemo
Publisher:Wayne State University Press - 2011


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