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African American Preachers and Politics: The Careys of Chicago

Dennis C. Dickerson

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734270
eISBN:
9781621030874
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734270.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

During most of the twentieth century, Archibald J. Carey Sr. (1868–1931) and Archibald J. Carey Jr. (1908–1981), father and son, exemplified a blend of ministry and politics that many African ... More


Representation and “Race Men”

Margaret Garb

in Freedom's Ballot: African American Political Struggles in Chicago from Abolition to the Great Migration

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226135908
eISBN:
9780226136066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226136066.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter Six focuses on the dramatic battle to elect the city's first black alderman, Oscar DePriest, arguing that black activists formed a mutually-beneficial alliance with the Republican machine. ... More


Immersed in Church and State: Archibald J. Carey SR. And Religion in the Public Square

Dennis C. Dickerson

in African American Preachers and Politics: The Careys of Chicago

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734270
eISBN:
9781621030874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734270.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines how Archibald J. Carey Sr. inserted party politics into church affairs. It looks at how his election to the episcopacy of the African Methodist Episcopal Church allowed him to ... More


Politics

Arna Bontemps

in The Negro in Illinois: The WPA Papers

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037696
eISBN:
9780252094958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037696.003.0023
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses the participation of Illinois Negroes in politics, including elections. Having been given the right to vote by federal and state constitutions, Illinois Negroes began to ... More


Major M.L.C. Funkhouser and the Chicago Censorship Code

Michael Glover Smith and Adam Selzer

in Flickering Empire: How Chicago Invented the U.S. Film Industry

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231174497
eISBN:
9780231850797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174497.003.0013
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines film censorship in Chicago under chief censor Metellus Lucullus Cicero Funkhouser. In 1912, Chicago established an official censorship board headed by Funkhouser, a career ... More


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