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Black Public Intellectuals and Civil Society in Comparative Perspective

Michael Hanchard

in Party/Politics: Horizons in Black Political Thought

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195176247
eISBN:
9780199851003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176247.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter explores another dimension of the culture/politics conundrum: the 1990s debates about black public intellectuals in the United States. It places the mid-1990s debates about black public ... More


 The Creation and the Burden of the Negro Church

Curtis J. Evans

in The Burden of Black Religion

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195328189
eISBN:
9780199870028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328189.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

W. E. B. Bu Bois and other black leaders played a crucial role in the creation of the “Negro Church.” By using the language and tools of the social sciences, black intellectuals and leaders hoped to ... More


The Challenge of Blackness: The Institute of the Black World and Political Activism in the 1970s

Derrick E. White

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813037356
eISBN:
9780813041605
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037356.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book examines how the Institute of the Black World (IBW), led by historian, theologian, and political activist Vincent Harding, mobilized Black intellectuals in identifying strategy to continue ... More


Anywhere But Here: Black Intellectuals in the Atlantic World and Beyond

Kendahl Radcliffe, Jennifer Scott, and Anja Werner (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781628461558
eISBN:
9781626740839
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461558.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Anywhere But Here: Black Intellectuals, The Atlantic World and Beyond brings together new scholarship on the cross-cultural experiences of intellectuals of African descent since the 18th century. The ... More


“Come on Kid, Let’s Go Get the Thing”: The Sociogenic Principle and the Being of Being Black/Human

Demetrius L. Eudell

in Black Knowledges/Black Struggles: Essays in Critical Epistemology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381724
eISBN:
9781781382257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381724.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter departs from a new object of knowledge identified in 1928 by W. E. B. Du Bois in response to a question posed by a young Black high school student. The student asked why the National ... More


The Sage of Sugar Hill: George S. Schuyler and the Harlem Renaissance

Jeffrey B. Ferguson

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300109016
eISBN:
9780300133462
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300109016.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book presents different aspects of George Samuel Schuyler's unique approach to the race question. It presents Schuyler as a centrally important twentieth-century black intellectual and as an ... More


Terms of Inclusion: Black Intellectuals in Twentieth-Century Brazil

Paulina L. Alberto

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807834374
eISBN:
9781469603186
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877715_alberto
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This history of black thought and racial activism in twentieth-century Brazil demonstrates that black intellectuals, and not just elite white Brazilians, shaped discourses about race relations and ... More


The Trouble with Post-Blackness

Houston Baker and K. Merinda Simmons (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169349
eISBN:
9780231538503
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169349.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

An America in which the color of one’s skin no longer matters would be unprecedented. With the election of President Barack Obama in 2008, that future suddenly seemed possible. Obama’s rise reflects ... More


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


Lessons in Citizenship: Confronting the Limits of Curricular Equalization in the Jim Crow South

Sarah Caroline Thuesen

in Greater than Equal: African American Struggles for Schools and Citizenship in North Carolina, 1919-1965

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807839300
eISBN:
9781469612744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807839300.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

In the battle of equality education, African Americans first had to challenge the assumptions made by whites about black intellectual inferiority. This chapter focuses on the achievements that black ... More


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