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Black Firefighters and the FDNYThe Struggle for Jobs, Justice, and Equity in New York City

Black Firefighters and the FDNY: The Struggle for Jobs, Justice, and Equity in New York City

David Goldberg

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469633626
eISBN:
9781469633633
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633626.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

For many African Americans, getting a public sector job has historically been one of the few paths to the financial stability of the middle class, and in New York City, few such jobs were as ... More

The Legend of the Black MeccaPolitics and Class in the Making of Modern Atlanta

The Legend of the Black Mecca: Politics and Class in the Making of Modern Atlanta

Maurice J. Hobson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635354
eISBN:
9781469635378
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635354.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

For more than a century, the city of Atlanta has been associated with black achievement in education, business, politics, media, and music, earning it the nickname “the black Mecca.” Atlanta’s long ... More

Winning Our Freedoms TogetherAfrican Americans and Apartheid, 1945-1960

Winning Our Freedoms Together: African Americans and Apartheid, 1945-1960

Nicholas Grant

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635286
eISBN:
9781469635293
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635286.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

In this transnational account of black protest, Nicholas Grant examines how African Americans engaged with, supported, and were inspired by the South African anti-apartheid movement. Bringing black ... More

Remaking Black PowerHow Black Women Transformed an Era

Remaking Black Power: How Black Women Transformed an Era

Ashley D. Farmer

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469634371
eISBN:
9781469634388
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469634371.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Complicating the common assumption that sexism relegated women to the margins of the movement, Remaking Black Power demonstrates how black women activists fought for more inclusive understandings of ... More

Race NewsBlack Journalists and the Fight for Racial Justice in the Twentieth Century

Race News: Black Journalists and the Fight for Racial Justice in the Twentieth Century

Fred Carroll

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041495
eISBN:
9780252050091
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041495.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Race News examines the political and professional evolution of black journalism in the twentieth century. In particular, Fred Carroll explores the commercial black press’ contentious working ... More

First Martyr of LibertyCrispus Attucks in American Memory

First Martyr of Liberty: Crispus Attucks in American Memory

Mitch Kachun

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780199731619
eISBN:
9780190693510
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199731619.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History, Cultural History

First Martyr of Liberty explores how Crispus Attucks’s death in the 1770 Boston Massacre led to his achieving mythic significance in African Americans’ struggle to incorporate their experiences and ... More

Game of PrivilegeAn African American History of Golf

Game of Privilege: An African American History of Golf

Lane Demas

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469634227
eISBN:
9781469634241
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469634227.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This groundbreaking history of African Americans and golf explores the role of race, class, and public space in golf course development, the stories of individual black golfers during the age of ... More

Building the Black MetropolisAfrican American Entrepreneurship in Chicago

Building the Black Metropolis: African American Entrepreneurship in Chicago

Robert E. Weems and Jason P. Chambers (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041426
eISBN:
9780252050022
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041426.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book examines the entrepreneurial experiences of and contributions by African American entrepreneurs in Chicago. Through a careful examination of black business activity in areas such as ... More

The Rise and Fall of the Associated Negro PressClaude Barnett's Pan-African News and the Jim Crow Paradox

The Rise and Fall of the Associated Negro Press: Claude Barnett's Pan-African News and the Jim Crow Paradox

Gerald Horne

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780252041198
eISBN:
9780252099762
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252041198.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

For nearly fifty years, the Chicago-based Associated Negro Press (ANP) fought racism at home and grew into an international news organization abroad. At its head stood founder Claude Barnett, one of ... More

New Directions in the Study of African American Recolonization

New Directions in the Study of African American Recolonization

Beverly C. Tomek and Matthew J. Hetrick (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054247
eISBN:
9780813053011
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054247.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

New Directions in the Study of African American Recolonization is a collection of essays examining African American recolonization to Africa, primarily Liberia. It considers white and black ... More

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