BOOK REVIEW White Rebels in Black: German Appropriation of Black Popular Culture by Priscilla Layne TRANSIT vol. 12, no. 1 Download PDF Layne, Priscilla. White Rebels in Black: German Appropriation of Black Popular Culture. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan Press, 2018. 272 pages. What’s so rebellious about black culture? Over the course of the 20 […]

BOOK REVIEW Black German: An Afro-German Life in the Twentieth Century by Theodor Michael Translated by Eve Rosenhaft TRANSIT vol. 11, no. 2 Download PDF Michael, Theodor. Black German: An Afro-German Life in the Twentieth Century. Translated by Eve Rosenhaft, Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2017. 216 pages. Who is a “statesman?” This is the principal […]

“Heimat, bittersuesse Heimat” (or “Homeland, Bittersweet Homeland”) is an all-black satirical theatre production that showcases real-life experiences of minorities living in a prejudiced but politically-correct society. The sketches also address cultural identity and its fluidity when the actors move smoothly from a German waltz to an African freestyle dance. While the theater group is based in […]