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“No Task for the Amateur or Hothead”: Mississippi and the Battle of Oxford

Robert Mickey

in Paths Out of Dixie: The Democratization of Authoritarian Enclaves in America's Deep South, 1944-1972

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691133386
eISBN:
9781400838783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691133386.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in Brown v. Board of Education, which struck down state-mandated segregation in public education, and its implications for southern authoritarian ... More


“No, Not One”: Georgia’s Massive Resistance and the Crisis at Athens

Robert Mickey

in Paths Out of Dixie: The Democratization of Authoritarian Enclaves in America's Deep South, 1944-1972

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691133386
eISBN:
9781400838783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691133386.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines how the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in Brown v. Board of Education sparked a crisis over the desegregation of the University of Georgia (UGA) in Athens. On the eve of Brown, ... More


“Integration with Dignity”: South Carolina Navigates the Clemson Crisis

Robert Mickey

in Paths Out of Dixie: The Democratization of Authoritarian Enclaves in America's Deep South, 1944-1972

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691133386
eISBN:
9781400838783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691133386.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines how the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in Brown v. Board of Education sparked a crisis over the desegregation of Clemson College in South Carolina. Prior to Brown, South Carolina's ... More


“Progressive Disappointment and Defeat”: The Provident Hospital Project

Vanessa Northington Gamble

in Making a Place for Ourselves: The Black Hospital Movement, 1920–1945

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195078893
eISBN:
9780199853762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195078893.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The Provident Hospital in Chicago was among the first black-controlled hospitals established. This chapter provides a novel approach to the study of the black hospital movement in Chicago. ... More


Black Public Education in Atlanta: From Segregation to Segregation, 1950–1988

Alton Hornsby

in Black Power in Dixie: A Political History of African Americans in Atlanta

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032825
eISBN:
9780813038537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032825.003.0009
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter focuses on the quest for education by black Atlantans. Like other African Americans who were awarded greater freedoms after the civil war, the black Atlantans recognized the significance ... More


The Native Ministry in the United States

Jay Riley Case

in An Unpredictable Gospel: American Evangelicals and World Christianity, 1812-1920

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199772322
eISBN:
9780199932528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199772322.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Karen Christianity fueled a debate among American Baptists over the foundations of evangelicalism. Leaders such as Francis Wayland argued that evangelicalism grew from democratization and ... More


Training “Leaders of Their Own Race”: The Educational Mission of Spelman Seminary

Sarah H. Case

in Leaders of Their Race: Educating Black and White Women in the New South

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041235
eISBN:
9780252099847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041235.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Through a focus on Spelman Seminary of Atlanta, Georgia, between its founding in 1881 and the 1920s, this chapter analyzes the ideological assumptions behind, and the content of, education for black ... More


The Black University and the “Total Community”

Russell Rickford

in We Are an African People: Independent Education, Black Power, and the Radical Imagination

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199861477
eISBN:
9780190455637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199861477.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the ideal of the “Black University,” a crucial theoretical framework for the politics of institution building in the late 1960s and early 1970s. The Black University, a concept ... More


Building a New Educational State: Foundations, Schools, and the American South

Joan Malczewski

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226394626
eISBN:
9780226394763
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226394763.001.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This book examines the dynamic process of black education reform during the Jim Crow era in two southern states, North Carolina and Mississippi. Through extensive archival research that explores the ... More


Changing Views of Post–Civil War Black Education in the Fiction of Lydia Maria Child, Ellwood Griest, and Constance Fenimore Woolson (1867–1878)

Peter Schmidt

in Sitting in Darkness: New South Fiction, Education, and the Rise of Jim Crow Colonialism, 1865-1920

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781934110393
eISBN:
9781604733112
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781934110393.003.0002
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter surveys debates involving black education during the Reconstruction period and after, and analyzes fictional texts published in the late 1860s and the 1870s that capture both the hopes ... More


Reading Is Power

Crystal R. Sanders

in A Chance for Change: Head Start and Mississippi's Black Freedom Struggle

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627809
eISBN:
9781469627823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627809.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter provides an overview of black Mississippians’ long quest for education. Beginning in the antebellum period, African Americans linked education to freedom. After the Civil War, ... More


Community Control and the Struggle for Black Education in the 1960s

Russell Rickford

in We Are an African People: Independent Education, Black Power, and the Radical Imagination

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199861477
eISBN:
9780190455637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199861477.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes the philosophical transition from desegregation to “community control” as the driving force behind African-American urban struggles for educational opportunity and dignity in ... More


Introduction

Reginald K. Ellis

in Between Washington and Du Bois: The Racial Politics of James Edward Shepard

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813056609
eISBN:
9780813053516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056609.003.0001
Subject:
History, African History

The introduction provides an overview of the research and places James Edward Shepard in historical context by analyzing the discourse of race relations in North Carolina. I examine the dialogue of ... More


“Can You Be Surprised at My Discouragement?”: Global Emulation and the Logic of Colonization at the New York African Free School

Anna Mae Duane

in Warring for America: Cultural Contests in the Era of 1812

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469631516
eISBN:
9781469631776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631516.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter explores the warring—and yet mutually constitutive—discourses of education and colonization through a particular focus on the New York African Free School (1787-1834), an institution ... More


A Fool’s Education: Albion TourgÉe’s A Fool’s Errand, The Invisible Empire, and Bricks Without Straw (1879–1880)

Peter Schmidt

in Sitting in Darkness: New South Fiction, Education, and the Rise of Jim Crow Colonialism, 1865-1920

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781934110393
eISBN:
9781604733112
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781934110393.003.0003
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter analyzes the works of pro-Reconstruction novelist Albion Tourgée: A Fool’s Errand, The Invisible Empire, and Bricks without Straw (1879–1880). Tourgée had a significant impact on the ... More


Launching a Life

Nikki M. Taylor

in America's First Black Socialist: The Radical Life of Peter H. Clark

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813140773
eISBN:
9780813141428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813140773.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter covers Peter Clark’s life from birth through the end of his first stage of political consciousness and activism. Set against the backdrop of the uniquely oppressive racial and social ... More


Conclusion: The Price for Running Twice as Fast

Vanessa Siddle Walker and Ulysses Byas

in Hello Professor: A Black Principal and Professional Leadership in the Segregated South

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832899
eISBN:
9781469605562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888759_walker.12
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter recounts the story of Byas's abrupt departure from the world of the professor and synthesizes the meaning of his loss in the context of black schooling. Indeed, Byas's departure provides ... More


“It Was a Black City”: African American Language in California’s Changing Urban Schools and Communities

Django Paris

in Raciolinguistics: How Language Shapes Our Ideas About Race

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190625696
eISBN:
9780190625726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190625696.003.0014
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

From Oakland to Long Beach, from South Central Los Angeles to South San Francisco, historically African American neighborhoods and schools are shifting to predominantly Latino/a populations with ... More


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