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A New Party/But It Will Be!

Shawn Leigh Alexander

in T. Thomas Fortune, the Afro-American Agitator: A Collection of Writings, 1880-1928

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032320
eISBN:
9780813039084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032320.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter presents “A New Party” and “But It Will Be!”—editorials written while finishing Black and White—where Fortune demonstrates his growing belief that the conditions of workers, black and ... 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


A Refugee from His Race: Albion W. Tourgée and His Fight against White Supremacy

Carolyn L. Karcher

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627953
eISBN:
9781469627977
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627953.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

During one of the darkest periods of US history, when white supremacy was entrenching itself throughout the nation, the white writer-jurist-activist Albion W. Tourgée (1838-1905) forged an ... More


Black Women and Politics in New York City

Julie A. Gallagher

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036965
eISBN:
9780252094101
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036965.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book documents six decades of politically active black women, between the 1910s and the 1970s, in New York City who waged struggles for justice, rights, and equality not through grassroots ... More


Globetrotting: African American Athletes and Cold War Politics

Damion L. Thomas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037177
eISBN:
9780252094293
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037177.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Throughout the Cold War, the Soviet Union deplored the treatment of African Americans by the U.S. government as proof of hypocrisy in the American promises of freedom and equality. This probing ... More


Black Revolutionary: William Patterson and the Globalization of the African American Freedom Struggle

Gerald Horne

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037924
eISBN:
9780252095184
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037924.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

A leading African American Communist, lawyer William L. Patterson (1891–1980) was instrumental in laying the groundwork for the defeat of Jim Crow by virtue of his leadership of the Scottsboro ... More


The Demise of the Black Popular Front in the Postwar Period

Sara Rzeszutek Haviland

in James and Esther Cooper Jackson: Love and Courage in the Black Freedom Movement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166254
eISBN:
9780813166735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166254.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

The vision Esther and Jack had for the postwar years did not materialize, and they found themselves navigating increasingly intense anti-Communist trends in US politics. The Cold War inaugurated a ... More


A Declaration Made July 4, 1776.

David Walker

in Walker's Appeal, in Four Articles: Together with a Preamble, to the Coloured Citizens of the World, but in Particular, and Very Expressly, to Those of the United States of America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807869475
eISBN:
9781469602820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807869475.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This section of the book contains a declaration made on July 4, 1776, which talks about unalienable rights of man: life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.


Pater Familias

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/9781469622323.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses the struggle for racial equality in Charleston. It describes the origins of a local civil rights movement which would culminate in a 1969 hospital workers' strike, one of the ... More


Introduction: “A Deeper Science”

Gabriel N. Mendes

in Under the Strain of Color: Harlem's Lafargue Clinic and the Promise of an Antiracist Psychiatry

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453502
eISBN:
9781501701399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453502.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This introductory chapter recounts how Richard Wright and Dr. Fredric Wertham met black convicted murderer, Clinton Brewer, and discusses how Wright and Wertham succeeded in asking the New Jersey ... More


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