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M. E. Bradford, the Reagan Right, and the Resurgence of Confederate Nationalism

Fred Arthur Bailey

in Painting Dixie Red: When, Where, Why, and How the South Became Republican

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813036847
eISBN:
9780813043999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036847.003.0013
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter tracks the extraordinary influence of Texas literary figure and political philosopher Melvin E. Bradford on the development of modern conservatism and the Republican appeal in the South. ... More


From Sit-Ins to Jail-Ins

Zoe A. Colley

in Ain't Scared of Your Jail: Arrest, Imprisonment, and the Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042411
eISBN:
9780813043050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042411.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 3 moves from the student sit-in movement to the 1961 Freedom Ride campaign, which sought to desegregate bus terminal facilities. In doing so, it argues that the period from late 1960 through ... More


This Lousy Hole

Zoe A. Colley

in Ain't Scared of Your Jail: Arrest, Imprisonment, and the Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042411
eISBN:
9780813043050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042411.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

By 1964, supporters of nonviolent activism had largely abandoned their belief that filling jails could bring long-term, meaningful change to black communities. The movement's focus upon voter ... More


After Brown, Part One: The Tactics of Respectability

Anne Stefani

in Unlikely Dissenters: White Southern Women in the Fight for Racial Justice, 1920-1970

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060767
eISBN:
9780813051260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060767.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter analyzes the evolution of the first generation of women racial reformers after the 1954 Brown decision. Brown marked a turning point in the history of these “lady activists” for it led ... More


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