An essay discussing Wiley’s reputation as an artist whose project has been to recast the image of the black male in the public imagination. He has turned his attention to Haitian women and has utilized a queen show as a part of that equation. I discuss the island’s history with pageantry and bring it forward with a look at Haiti’s women that upends the poverty and violence we are barraged with in the media.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Title of host publication||The World Stage|
|Subtitle of host publication||Haiti|
|Place of Publication||Culver City, CA|
|Publisher||Roberts & Tilton|
|State||Published - 2015|