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“The Good Negroes”: Propaganda and the Racial Crisis

Damion L. Thomas

in Globetrotting: African American Athletes and Cold War Politics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037177
eISBN:
9780252094293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037177.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter explores President Eisenhower's and President Kennedy's widespread use of symbolic gestures in the realm of civil rights—including the extensive use of African Americans as cultural ... More


"At This Defining Moment": Barack Obama's Presidential Candidacy and the New Politics of Race

Enid Lynette Logan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814752975
eISBN:
9780814753460
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814752975.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In January 2009, Barack Obama became the 44th president of the United States. In the weeks and months following the election, as in those that preceded it, countless social observers from across the ... More


The Obama Phenomenon: Toward a Multiracial Democracy

Charles P. Henry, Robert L. Allen, and Robert Chrisman (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036453
eISBN:
9780252093487
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036453.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Barack Obama's campaign and electoral victory demonstrated the dynamic nature of American democracy. Beginning as a special issue of The Black Scholar, this probing collection illustrates the impact ... More


Puro Arte: Filipinos on the Stages of Empire

Lucy Mae San Pablo Burns

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814744437
eISBN:
9780814708132
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814744437.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book explores the emergence of Filipino American theater and performance from the early 20th century to the present. It stresses the Filipino performing body's location as it conjoins colonial ... More


Georgia Democrats, the Civil Rights Movement, and the Shaping of the New South

Tim S. R. Boyd

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037653
eISBN:
9780813042152
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037653.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The prevailing narrative of post-1945 southern politics, both among scholars and in the media, is that the rise of the Republican Party in the South can be attributed to the national Democratic Party ... More


Glamour in the Pacific: Cultural Internationalism and Race Politics in the Women's Pan-Pacific

Fiona Paisley

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833428
eISBN:
9780824870133
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833428.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

Since its inception in 1928, the Pan-Pacific Women's Association (PPWA) has witnessed and contributed to enormous changes in world and Pacific history. This women's network established a series of ... More


Globetrotting: African American Athletes and Cold War Politics

Damion L. Thomas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037177
eISBN:
9780252094293
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037177.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Throughout the Cold War, the Soviet Union deplored the treatment of African Americans by the U.S. government as proof of hypocrisy in the American promises of freedom and equality. This probing ... More


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