Geographies of race and ethnicity 1: Black geographies

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This first of three progress reports gives a brief overview of the new field of Black Geographies. It elucidates Black Geographies as a field that not only critiques the erasure of Blackness within the whiteness and coloniality of geographical thought, but also centres Black spatial thought and agency. Thus, Black Geographies is an im/possible undertaking. Nonetheless, Black Geographies speaks not only about the spatialities of Black people but overwhelmingly speaks from the voices of Black geographers: Geography will need to recruit and retain enough Black geographers to make such an undertaking truly possible.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1232-1240
Number of pages9
JournalProgress in Human Geography
Issue number5
Early online date8 Apr 2022
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2022

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  • Black Geographies
  • anti-colonial
  • intersectionality
  • marginalisation
  • postcolonial

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Geography, Planning and Development


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