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Interracial Tension, 1919

Janet G. Hudson

in Entangled by White Supremacy: Reform in World War I-era South Carolina

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125022
eISBN:
9780813135182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125022.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

November 11, 1918 marked victory as the Great War came to its end. Black reformers expected that oppressive constraints would be loosened, and that they would be rewarded for their loyalty, ... More


A Reform Coalition

Janet G. Hudson

in Entangled by White Supremacy: Reform in World War I-era South Carolina

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125022
eISBN:
9780813135182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125022.003.0008
Subject:
History, African-American History

Since the majority of South Carolinians were African Americans, the whites constructed and protected the 1895 constitutional voting restrictions as wells as the Democratic primary that was composed ... More


The Struggle for Control over Black Politics and Protest

Christopher Robert Reed

in The Rise of Chicago's Black Metropolis, 1920-1929

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036231
eISBN:
9780252093173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036231.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

The 1920s witnessed a dual black presence beyond tokenism in the chambers of the Chicago City Council as well as possessing the nation's sole black voice in the U.S. Congress. Further, the Illinois ... More


Forty acres and a Mule

Carolyn Finney

in Black Faces, White Spaces: Reimagining the Relationship of African Americans to the Great Outdoors

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469614489
eISBN:
9781469614502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469614489.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter considers the ways in which African Americans have negotiated dominant environmental narratives by inserting their stories into the mix. It discusses two key periods of American history ... More


Conclusion

Frederick Douglass Opie

in Upsetting the Apple Cart: Black-Latino Coalitions in New York City from Protest to Public Office

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231149402
eISBN:
9780231520355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231149402.003.0009
Subject:
History, African-American History

This concluding chapter provides an overview of the post-Dinkins black-Latino coalition, a general assessment of what happened, and how this period either diverged from or continued trends from the ... More


Introduction The quest for Black Political Equality in Mississippi

Frank R. Parker

in Black Votes Count: Political Empowerment in Mississippi After 1965

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807842744
eISBN:
9781469603315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869697_parker.5
Subject:
History, African-American History

Since 1965, the political participation of black Americans in American history has been phenomenal. There has been a dramatic upsurge in black political participation, and this is largely due to the ... More


Mississippi's Massive Resistance to Black Political Empowerment

Frank R. Parker

in Black Votes Count: Political Empowerment in Mississippi After 1965

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807842744
eISBN:
9781469603315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869697_parker.7
Subject:
History, African-American History

The Voting Rights Act of 1965 enabled and empowered blacks to register and exercise their right to vote, and there has been a dramatic upsurge in black political participation since then. The act ... More


The Judicial Response to Massive Resistance: Allen v. State Board of Elections

Frank R. Parker

in Black Votes Count: Political Empowerment in Mississippi After 1965

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807842744
eISBN:
9781469603315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869697_parker.8
Subject:
History, African-American History

To expand the participation of black leaders and voters in the electoral process in the state of Mississippi, it was indispensable to eliminate the discriminatory structural barriers imposed by the ... More


The Struggle against Discriminatory Legislative Redistricting

Frank R. Parker

in Black Votes Count: Political Empowerment in Mississippi After 1965

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807842744
eISBN:
9781469603315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869697_parker.9
Subject:
History, African-American History

The chapter focuses on efforts executed to clear the structural barriers in Mississippi to blacks exercising their full political rights. To preserve and protect white supremacy, the state ... More


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