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Recovering Folklore as a Site of Resistance: Anna Julia Cooper and the Hampton Folklore Society

Shirley Moody-Turner

in Black Folklore and the Politics of Racial Representation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781617038853
eISBN:
9781621039785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617038853.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

Chapter three argues that the work of the Hampton Folklore Society must be understood within, but also beyond, the bounds of both the Hampton Institute and the “scientific” frame offered by the ... More


Anna Julia Cooper: Relational Humanity and the Interplay of One and All

Carol Wayne White

in Black Lives and Sacred Humanity: Toward an African American Religious Naturalism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823269815
eISBN:
9780823269853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823269815.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Chapter three introduces Cooper’s late nineteenth-century romanticized feminism, discussing her creative use of nature as a trope for inspiring the young American nation to transform itself of its ... More


On Anna Julia Cooper

Vincent W. Lloyd

in Black Natural Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780199362189
eISBN:
9780190610593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199362189.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Political Theory

The chapter examines how Anna Julia Cooper appealed to the natural law (sometimes framed as higher law or God’s law). It explores Cooper’s life and writings, placing a particular emphasis on the way ... More


Black Women in the Ivory Tower, 1850–1954: An Intellectual History

Stephanie Y. Evans

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032689
eISBN:
9780813039299
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032689.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book chronicles the stories of African American women who struggled for and won access to formal education, beginning in 1850, when Lucy Stanton, a student at Oberlin College, earned the first ... More


Introduction “This Right to Grow”: Higher Education as Both a Human and Civil Right

Stephanie Y. Evans

in Black Women in the Ivory Tower, 1850–1954: An Intellectual History

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032689
eISBN:
9780813039299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032689.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book chronicles the struggles of African American women in gaining access to formal education and presents the philosophies of influential black women academics. This book aims to investigate ... More


“Religion in the Sense of Striving for the Infinite”: Faith, Pluralism, and Democratic Action

Nick Bromell

in The Time is Always Now: Black Political Thought and the Transformation of US Democracy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199973439
eISBN:
9780199367771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199973439.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter discusses the expressions of faith in the works of several black American writers and thinkers. These figures—Frederick Douglass, W. E. B. Du Bois, Anna Julia Cooper, Pauli Murray, James ... More


Black Natural Law

Vincent W. Lloyd

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780199362189
eISBN:
9780190610593
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199362189.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Political Theory

Black Natural Law offers a new way of understanding the African American political tradition. By telling the stories of Frederick Douglass, Anna Julia Cooper, W. E. B. Du Bois, and Martin Luther King ... More


Introduction Talk with You Like a Woman

Cheryl D. Hicks

in Talk with You Like a Woman: African American Women, Justice, and Reform in New York, 1890-1935

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834244
eISBN:
9781469603759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882320_hicks.4
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book begins with a description of how Anna Julia Cooper and Lucy Cox both struggled to be understood as women of intelligence and vision. Their differing positions, however, shaped how they ... More


Passing for Black in Pactolus Prime

Carolyn L. Karcher

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

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627953
eISBN:
9781469627977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627953.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter 2 focuses on Tourgée’s 1890 novel Pactolus Prime, in which he blasted white racism and white Christianity through the mouth of his title character, an African American bootblack who has ... More


Black Lives and Sacred Humanity: Toward an African American Religious Naturalism

Carol Wayne White

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823269815
eISBN:
9780823269853
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823269815.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This book explores a new religious ideal within African American culture that emerges from humanistic assumptions and is grounded in religious naturalism. Identifying African American religiosity as ... More


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