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Making Black Los Angeles: Class, Gender, and Community, 1850-1917

Marne L. Campbell

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469629278
eISBN:
9781469629292
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629278.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Black Los Angeles started small. The first census of the newly formed Los Angeles County in 1850 recorded only twelve Americans of African descent alongside a population of more than 3,500 Anglo ... More


"Not Straight, Not White": Black Gay Men from the March on Washington to the AIDS Crisis

Kevin J. Mumford

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469626840
eISBN:
9781469628073
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626840.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

A historical study of black gay activism and identities from the 1950s to the present based on research in printed and archival sources. It examines both the construction of racism and homophobia and ... More


Building Bridges, Fighting Poverty, and Empowering Citizens

Tracy E. K’Meyer

in Civil Rights in the Gateway to the South: Louisville, Kentucky, 1945-1980

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125398
eISBN:
9780813135274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125398.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses the role of various civil rights groups in building bridges, fighting poverty and empowering citizens. It notes that the West End Community Council organized residents of ... More


A Sanctuary by the Sea

Andrew W. Kahrl

in Land Was Ours: How Black Beaches Became White Wealth in the Coastal South

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469628721
eISBN:
9781469628745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628721.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

Focusing on the history of the Methodist Church’s Gulfside Assembly in Waveland, Mississippi, the chapter shows how seaside land ownership and development acquired a spiritual dimension and became ... More


The Disavowal of Brother Grant-Michael Fitzgerald

Kevin J. Mumford

in "Not Straight, Not White": Black Gay Men from the March on Washington to the AIDS Crisis

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469626840
eISBN:
9781469628073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626840.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

At the intersection of liberation movements of the 1970s, Brother Grant-Michael Fitzgerald emerged to speak out for gay rights and religious freedom. A member of a Catholic order based in Milwaukee, ... More


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