Abstract

In the spoken word art of Marisela Norte, the autobiography of Horace Tapscott, and the social movement strategies of the Bus Riders Union, we can see how struggles for discursive space emerge from struggles over physical place. Local battles in Los Angeles reflect and shape the unequal distribution of riches, rewards, rights, and representation all over the world. Especially at this moment, when some of the most powerful individuals and institutions in our society are attempting to fashion a monologic understanding of "America" the plurality and diversity within the imagination of artrsts and activists in Los Angeles is especially important.

pdf

Additional Information

ISSN
1080-6490
Print ISSN
0003-0678
Pages
pp. 506-510
Launched on MUSE
2004-09-13
Open Access
No
Back To Top

This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. Without cookies your experience may not be seamless.