This section provides a glossary of different contexts related to Skip Norman’s life and work. New entries will be added continuously during the research process.
Skip Norman/Contexts: The Blackman’s Volunteer Army of Liberation (not to be confused with the Black Liberation Army), was one of many Black radical groups affiliated with the Black Muslim Movement in the late 1960s.January 2022 — Rosa Mercedes / 03 / Contexts
Skip Norman/Contexts: Blues People, the title of Skip Norman’s notorious 1968 short that features the naked bodies and voices of a white woman and a Black man, quotes the title of LeRoi Jones’ book of 1963, Blues People: Negro Music in White America.December 2021 — Rosa Mercedes / 03 / Contexts
Skip Norman/Contexts: From the late 1960s to the 1990s, the WDR “Filmredaktion” offered remarkable production opportunities for young filmmakers, many of them graduates (or relegates) from the new film schools in Berlin and Munich.November 2021 — Rosa Mercedes / 03 / Contexts
Skip Norman/Contexts: "It becomes obvious after analyzing the content of most films on the Black experience by Black filmmakers that they are all, in one way or another, films of resistance. Consciously or unconsciously, overtly or covertly, they have elements or images that resist forces in society that oppress Black people." (Alonzo Crawford)November 2021 — Rosa Mercedes / 03 / Contexts