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Testimony Before the Democratic Reform Committee, Jackson, Mississippi, May 22, 1969

Maegan Parker Brooks and Davis W. Houck

in The Speeches of Fannie Lou Hamer: To Tell It Like It Is

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604738223
eISBN:
9781604738230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604738223.003.0012
Subject:
History, African-American History

Soon after the 1964 Democratic National Convention, an interracial coalition of Mississippi politicians including Pat Derian, Hodding Carter III, and Charles Evers came together to ensure that the ... More


Competing Visions for Postwar Georgia 1946

Tim S. R. Boyd

in Georgia Democrats, the Civil Rights Movement, and the Shaping of the New South

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037653
eISBN:
9780813042152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037653.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter summarizes the state of southern politics in the 1940s and describes the economic, social, and political tensions within the one-party South at this time, suggesting that by the end of ... More


Epilogue

Dennis C. Dickerson

in African American Preachers and Politics: The Careys of Chicago

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734270
eISBN:
9781621030874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734270.003.0009
Subject:
History, African-American History

Archibald J. Carey Sr. and his son Archibald J. Carey Jr. left a legacy of ministerial activism that empowered African Americans by fighting for their civil rights. By blending ministry and politics, ... More


Seeing the Elephant

Steve Estes

in Charleston In Black and White: Race and Power in the South after the Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469622323
eISBN:
9781469624921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622323.003.0008
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter tells the grassroots story of the Republican renaissance in the South, arguing that it was shaped by religion, education, race relations, suburbanization, and fiscal conservatism in the ... More


Lincoln's Lost Legacy: Republican Party and the African American Vote, 1928–1952

Simon Topping

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032283
eISBN:
9780813038971
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032283.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

During the 1930s and 1940s, many African Americans left the Republican Party and joined ranks with the Democrats. Before this time, the few blacks actually able to exercise their franchise ... More


Introduction: The Mantle of Lincoln

Simon Topping

in Lincoln's Lost Legacy: Republican Party and the African American Vote, 1928–1952

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032283
eISBN:
9780813038971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032283.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book chronicles the history of the Republican Party and the early civil rights movement, and provides an indication of the increasing importance of the African American vote. In the period ... More


The Darkest Horse

Simon Topping

in Lincoln's Lost Legacy: Republican Party and the African American Vote, 1928–1952

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032283
eISBN:
9780813038971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032283.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

Several months after the 1963 election, D.W. Brogan wrote that the Republican Party had to adjust to an age which had completely forgotten Lincoln. Assessing the difficulties and the challenges faced ... More


Dewey Defeats Truman

Simon Topping

in Lincoln's Lost Legacy: Republican Party and the African American Vote, 1928–1952

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032283
eISBN:
9780813038971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032283.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

As the election of 1948 and the prospect of the Truman defeat approached, the Republicans gained a confidence that made them believe that the 1948 presidential election would be theirs. This chapter ... More


The Elephant and the Skunk

Simon Topping

in Lincoln's Lost Legacy: Republican Party and the African American Vote, 1928–1952

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032283
eISBN:
9780813038971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032283.003.0008
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses a breakaway faction of the Democratic Party who hoped to maintain white supremacy and the Southern way of life. It looks into the Truman presidency and the policies he ... More


Republicans and Race: 1921–1932

Jonathan Bean

in Race and Liberty in America: The Essential Reader

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125459
eISBN:
9780813135205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125459.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

In the 1920s, lynching and mob violence still existed, terrorizing African Americans in the South, and occasionally the North and West. The Ku Klux Klan (KKK) revived in a new form, attacking not ... More


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