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Dust Tracks on the Chocolate Map

Marcus Anthony Hunter and Zandria F. Robinson

in Chocolate Cities: The Black Map of American Life

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520292826
eISBN:
9780520966178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292826.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Centering the life and times of Zora Neal Hurston and the music of Lauryn Hill, this chapter begins to develop the Black Map. The chapter questions the currency of existing map, revealing the ... More


Everywhere below Canada

Marcus Anthony Hunter and Zandria F. Robinson

in Chocolate Cities: The Black Map of American Life

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520292826
eISBN:
9780520966178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292826.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Drawing on Malcolm X's provocative 1964 speech "The Ballot or the Bullet," this chapter follows the insight that everywhere below Canada is the South for black Americans. This chapter also provides ... More


Super Lou’s Chitlin’ Circuit

Marcus Anthony Hunter and Zandria F. Robinson

in Chocolate Cities: The Black Map of American Life

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520292826
eISBN:
9780520966178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292826.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter begins using an intimate moment from a 1966 concert by musician Lou Rawls. Detailing the shared experiences and connections across black communities, this chapter uses Rawls’s insight to ... More


Chocolate Cities: The Black Map of American Life

Marcus Anthony Hunter and Zandria Robinson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520292826
eISBN:
9780520966178
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292826.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Chocolate Cities is built on a simple premise: our current maps of black life are wrong. As Malcolm X made clear in Detroit over a half century ago, the geography of the black American experience is ... More


Seeing like a Chocolate City

Marcus Anthony Hunter and Zandria F. Robinson

in Chocolate Cities: The Black Map of American Life

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520292826
eISBN:
9780520966178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292826.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This concluding chapter revisits the book's major themes and arguments. Using a variety of examples drawn from local, state, and international political episodes, the chapter extends the book’s ... More


The Two Ms. Johnsons

Marcus Anthony Hunter and Zandria F. Robinson

in Chocolate Cities: The Black Map of American Life

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520292826
eISBN:
9780520966178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292826.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Centering the lives, experiences, and murders of transwomen activists Marsha P. Johnson and Duanna Johnson, this chapter explores the migration stories of black women across the Black Map. ... More


Making Negrotown

Marcus Anthony Hunter and Zandria F. Robinson

in Chocolate Cities: The Black Map of American Life

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520292826
eISBN:
9780520966178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292826.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter uses two key examples to complete the discussion of the village feature of chocolate cities. First, the life and time of great migrant Arthur Lee Robinson demonstrates the importance of ... More


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