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And One Was a Priest: The Life and Times of Duncan M. Gray Jr.

Araminta Stone Johnston

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604738285
eISBN:
9781604738292
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604738285.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The story of the civil rights movement is not simply the history of its major players but is also the stories of a host of lesser-known individuals whose actions were essential to the movement’s ... More


Epilogue

Clarence Bernard Henry

in Let's Make Some Noise: Axe and the African Roots of Brazilian Popular Music

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604730821
eISBN:
9781604733341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604730821.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on axé music and the African origins of Brazilian popular music. It explains that axé music and the African roots of Brazilian popular music are ... 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


The Woman Who Should Be King: The Simplification of the Life and Career of Billie Jean King

Elizabeth O’Connell

in A Locker Room of Her Own: Celebrity, Sexuality, and Female Athletes

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617038136
eISBN:
9781621039617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617038136.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter explores the lasting legacy of the tennis athlete Billie Jean King in advancing gender equality in sports. Her victory over Bobby Riggs in the exhibition match dubbed as the “Battle of ... More


Racing into the Storm: Roberta gibb, kathrine switzer, and women’s marathoning

Oren Renick and Lea Robin Velez

in A Locker Room of Her Own: Celebrity, Sexuality, and Female Athletes

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617038136
eISBN:
9781621039617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617038136.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter discusses the struggles of women to achieve gender equality, focusing on two women in distance running: Roberta Gibb and Kathrine Switzer. Gibb and Switzer both struggled to gain access ... More


The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly: Eric Williams and the Labor Movement in Trinidad and Tobago, 1955–1981

Jerome Teelucksingh

in The Legacy of Eric Williams: Into the Postcolonial Moment

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781628462425
eISBN:
9781626746985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462425.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter details Eric Williams’ relationship with various unions in the Trinidadian political scene. His ability to pacify the working masses through the University of Woodford Square is ... More


Woman in Motion: Escaping Yoknapatawpha

Lorie Watkins

in Faulkner's Geographies

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781496802279
eISBN:
9781496802323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496802279.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Feminist geography has long considered the effect of geographic differences on gender relations and gender equality. In this essay, Lorie Watkins reads Faulknerian women, especially Linda Snopes ... More


Racial Uplift and American Music, 1878-1943

Lawrence Schenbeck

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032295
eISBN:
9781617032301
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032295.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This book traces the career of racial uplift ideology as a factor in elite African Americans’ embrace of classical music around the turn of the previous century, from the collapse of Reconstruction ... More


A Time to Speak: Speeches by Jack Reed

Danny McKenzie

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604731309
eISBN:
9781604733402
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604731309.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

For more than fifty years, Jack Reed, Sr. (b. 1924) has been a voice of reason in Mississippi—speaking from his platform as a prominent businessman and taking leadership roles in education, race ... More


Priscilla Stephens: July 1, 1960, KPFA Broadcast, Berkeley, California

Davis W. Houck and David E. Dixon

in Women and the Civil Rights Movement, 1954-1965

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604731071
eISBN:
9781604737608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604731071.003.0015
Subject:
History, African-American History

Born in August 1938 in Quincy, Florida, Priscilla Stephens was a civil rights activist along with her sister, Patricia. Priscilla and Patricia Stephens’s activism stemmed from an event of the ... More


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