I use the trope of marronage to theorize McKay's representations of black male subjectivities across a range of African diasporan spaces in the Caribbean, the USA and Europe, arguing that McKay's male characters negotiate these diasporan spaces with the complex consciousness and proclivities of maroons.
What does BM stand for?
BM stands for Black Male
This definition appears very frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Slang/chat, popular culture
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We have 64 other meanings of BM in our Acronym Attic
- Birthday Message
- Bishop Museum (Honolulu, HI)
- Bitch Magnet (band)
- Bite Me
- Bituminous Macadam (transportation engineering)
- Black Madonna
- Black Mage (gaming)
- Black Magic
Samples in periodicals archive:
The number of Black male attorneys, law enforcement officials, entrepreneurs, educators, architects, and engineers often go unnoticed by the larger society and media.
25 the woman told police she was assaulted in Lions Park by a white male and a black male at about 8 p.
SCOTT Lionel D, MUNSON Michelle R and WHITE Tony 'Satisfaction with counselling among black males in transition from the foster care system' Children and Youth Services Review 31:1, January 2009, pp 161-168, USA Using the Multidimensional Adolescent Satisfaction Scale, satisfaction with counselling and associated variables were examined among 47 Black males transitioning from the foster care system in the USA.
The remaining 13 essays address a range of issues, including the economic plight of inner-city black males, hiring discrimination in an era of mass incarceration, the effects of immigration on the economic position of young black males, youth entrepreneurship training in the inner city, black male students, basketball as a strategy against social disorganization, the aspirations of poor young black men as expressed in hip hop, social issues arising out of the over-representation of young black men in expanding DNA databases, youth incarceration and reentry, suicide patterns among black males, the accessibility of handguns in urban settings, and policy responses to the plight of the young black male in poverty.
Also, although black female enrollment increased by 126 percent between 1976 and 2002, black male enrollment only increased 51 percent.