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Poverty, Coalition, and Identity Politics

Gordon K. Mantler

in Power to the Poor: Black-Brown Coalition and the Fight for Economic Justice, 1960-1974

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807838518
eISBN:
9781469608075
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807838518.003.0010
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter describes how the Gary and El Paso conventions became potent symbols of what later would be called the era's “identity politics.” First coined by black feminists in the Combahee River ... More


A Black Face in a High Place, Fire Commissioner Robert O. Lowery: Reform, Retrenchment, and the Limitations of Racial Liberalism

David Goldberg

in Black Firefighters and the FDNY: The Struggle for Jobs, Justice, and Equity in New York City

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469633626
eISBN:
9781469633633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633626.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter focuses on John Lindsay’s appointment of Robert O. Lowery to serve as the FDNY’s Fire Commissioner during the onset of one of the most tumultuous periods in the department’s history, ... More


In the Life of Joseph Beam

Kevin J. Mumford

in "Not Straight, Not White": Black Gay Men from the March on Washington to the AIDS Crisis

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469626840
eISBN:
9781469628073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626840.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

Into the 1980s, with the rise of black lesbian feminism, black gay activists too explored myriad lives at the intersection of social difference. Joseph Beam joined the thriving gay community in ... More


Free at Last?: Black Firefighters and the FDNY in the Twenty-First Century

David Goldberg

in Black Firefighters and the FDNY: The Struggle for Jobs, Justice, and Equity in New York City

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469633626
eISBN:
9781469633633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633626.003.0009
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter chronicles the remergence of the Vulcan Society during the late 1990s and early 2000s and charts how the landmark case, U.S. v. City of New York, came to fruition. In particular, the ... More


The Last Bastion of White Male Privilege: Race, Gender, and the FDNY, 1977–1999

David Goldberg

in Black Firefighters and the FDNY: The Struggle for Jobs, Justice, and Equity in New York City

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469633626
eISBN:
9781469633633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633626.003.0008
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter looks at the Black experience in the FDNY during the last quarter of the 20th Century. During this period, the City, fire department, and the fire unions all vigorously resisted efforts ... More


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