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

Christopher Robert Reed

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036231
eISBN:
9780252093173
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036231.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

During the Roaring 1920s, African Americans rapidly transformed their Chicago into a “black metropolis.” This book describes the rise of African Americans in Chicago's political economy, bringing to ... More


Black Nationalism and Interracialism in the Young Women's Christian Association

Kate Dossett

in Bridging Race Divides: Black Nationalism, Feminism, and Integration in the United States, 1896-1935

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813031408
eISBN:
9780813039282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813031408.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the Africa American women who worked within the assumed interracial Young Women's Christian Association at both the local Colored Branch in New York City and the national ... More


The Civil War

Larry Eugene Rivers

in Rebels and Runaways: Slave Resistance in Nineteenth-Century Florida

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036910
eISBN:
9780252094033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036910.003.0012
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter looks at how, during the Civil War period, bondservants in northeast Florida demonstrated more agency toward freedom than did their counterparts in other portions of the state. Given the ... More


Introduction

Shannon King

in Whose Harlem Is This, Anyway?: Community Politics and Grassroots Activism during the New Negro Era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479811274
eISBN:
9781479866915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479811274.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This introductory chapter discusses how the police and white dailies in New York City invariably incriminated the black community; thus, culminating in black's migration to Harlem—a large ... More


Introduction

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/9780807838518.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book begins with Reies Lopez Tijerina's statement in Chicago's Palmer House hotel. On the surface, it could be interpreted as nothing more than a hopeful but largely rhetorical declaration of ... More


Civil Rights Postal Unionism (1963–1966)

Philip F. Rubio

in There's Always Work at the Post Office: African American Postal Workers and the Fight for Jobs, Justice, and Equality

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833421
eISBN:
9781469604053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895733_rubio.15
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter describes 1963 as a pivotal year for civil rights activism, and posits that the NAPE especially was deeply involved, fusing black labor and civic protest traditions. At their 1963 ... More


Epilogue

James H. Meriwether

in Proudly We Can Be Africans: Black Americans and Africa, 1935-1961

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807826690
eISBN:
9781469606064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807860410_meriwether.12
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter summarizes the preceding discussions and presents some final thoughts. African Americans had turned to contemporary Africa and included it in their lives for a number of positive ... More


Conclusion

Brian D. Behnken

in Fighting Their Own Battles: Mexican Americans, African Americans, and the Struggle for Civil Rights in Texas

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834787
eISBN:
9781469603193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877876_behnken.13
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book concludes by showing how the 2001 Houston mayoral race demonstrated the Mexican American/African American divide in Texas. Mexican Americans voted for their candidate; African Americans ... More


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