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Introduction

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/9780813060767.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The introduction presents the research subject, two generations of white southern women who confronted white supremacy in their region between the 1920s and the 1960s. It exposes the distinctive ways ... More


Radicalism at the Crossroads: African American Women Activists in the Cold War

Dayo F. Gore

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814732366
eISBN:
9780814733028
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814732366.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

With the exception of a few iconic moments such as Rosa Parks' 1955 refusal to move to the back of a Montgomery bus, we hear little about what black women activists did prior to 1960. Perhaps this ... More


Conclusion: Only All Together Shall Any of Us Overcome

Jennifer Ritterhouse

in Discovering the South: One Man's Travels through a Changing America in the 1930s

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469630946
eISBN:
9781469630960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630946.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter shows how race-baiting, red-baiting, and white southern liberals' own ambivalence made it impossible for a broad-based coalition to lead an ongoing fight for democratic social change, ... More


Fighting Jim Crow in the County of Kings: The Congress of Racial Equality in Brooklyn

Brian Purnell

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813141824
eISBN:
9780813142609
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813141824.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book documents the history of Brooklyn CORE from 1960-1964. The everyday, internal dynamics of this interracial chapter, and its relationship with National CORE and the wider movement, take ... More


Introduction: The Struggle for the Civil Right to Public Space in Miami

Gregory W. Bush

in White Sand Black Beach: Civil Rights, Public Space, and Miami's Virginia Key

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062648
eISBN:
9780813051628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062648.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Virginia Key Beach can claim a significant place in the national Civil Rights Movement. This account underscores the importance of local advocacy and grassroots activism in the struggle for civil ... More


Winning the War for Democracy: The March on Washington Movement, 1941-1946

David Lucander

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038624
eISBN:
9780252096556
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038624.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Scholars regard the March on Washington Movement (MOWM) as a forerunner of the postwar Civil Rights movement. Led by the charismatic A. Philip Randolph, MOWM scored an early victory when it forced ... More


The Little Rascals

Julia Lee

in Our Gang: A Racial History of The Little Rascals

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816698219
eISBN:
9781452952451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816698219.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

“The Little Rascals” depicts Our Gang’s television revival as The Little Rascals in the 1950s. It tracks shifting reception to the series among black and white viewers, including boycotts by ... More


Introduction: Racial Pedagogy and the Magical Negro

Sharon Willis

in The Poitier Effect: Racial Melodrama and Fantasies of Reconciliation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816692842
eISBN:
9781452950730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692842.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book’s overarching analysis explores the obsessive sameness of the characters Poitier plays, the compulsive returns of similar scenarios and conclusions, and the ideological efficacy of the ... More


Feminism as Alibi: When White Women Encounter Color

Sharon Willis

in The Poitier Effect: Racial Melodrama and Fantasies of Reconciliation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816692842
eISBN:
9781452950730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692842.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter II examines the persistence of the Poitier effect in three “civil rights nostalgia” films of the 1990s, The Long Walk Home, Love Field, and Pleasantville, all of which revisit the period to ... More


Epilogue Two: John A. Bingham and the Fourteenth Amendment

Daniel W. Crofts

in Lincoln and the Politics of Slavery: The Other Thirteenth Amendment and the Struggle to Save the Union

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627311
eISBN:
9781469627335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627311.003.0014
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Epilogue Two shows how the first section of the Fourteenth Amendment—the enlarged definition of national citizenship, and the requirement that states provide equal protection, due process, and ... More


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