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Julius Chambers Emerges

Richard A. Rosen and Joseph Mosnier

in Julius Chambers: A Life in the Legal Struggle for Civil Rights

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469628547
eISBN:
9781469628561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628547.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter recounts Julius Chambers's achievements during college, graduate school, and law school. After graduating summa cum laude from North Carolina College for Negroes and obtaining his ... More


Double V in North Carolina: The Struggle for Racial Equality during World War II

Jerry Gershenhorn

in Louis Austin and the Carolina Times: A Life in the Long Black Freedom Struggle

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781469638768
eISBN:
9781469638775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469638768.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

During World War II, Austin was North Carolina’s leading advocate of the Double V strategy during World War II, fighting for victory at home against racist injustice, while supporting US efforts ... More


Creating an Intellectual Partnership While Easing the White Man’s Burden: James E. Shepard Advancing the Race through His Intellectual Partnerships

Reginald K. Ellis

in Between Washington and Du Bois: The Racial Politics of James Edward Shepard

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813056609
eISBN:
9780813053516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056609.003.0004
Subject:
History, African History

This chapter examines the faculty that Shepard was able to recruit to NCC during the height of the Jim Crow period. It also focuses on Shepard’s desire to elevate the race by hiring qualified faculty ... More


The Emergence of a Black Leader during the Age of Jim Crow and Black Racial Uplift in North Carolina

Reginald K. Ellis

in Between Washington and Du Bois: The Racial Politics of James Edward Shepard

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813056609
eISBN:
9780813053516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056609.003.0002
Subject:
History, African History

This chapter focuses on Shepard’s early education and career as a druggist, tax collector, cofounder of the North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance Company, and superintendent of the International ... More


Between Washington and Du Bois: The Racial Politics of James Edward Shepard

Reginald K. Ellis

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813056609
eISBN:
9780813053516
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056609.001.0001
Subject:
History, African History

The purpose of this manuscript is threefold. First, it will serve as a cultural biography of Dr. James Edward Shepard and the National Religious Training Institute and Chautauqua for the Negro Race ... More


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