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Work and Family: Blacks and Immigrants from South and East Europe

Suzanne W. Model

in Immigration Reconsidered: History, Sociology, and Politics

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195055108
eISBN:
9780199854219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195055108.003.0006
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter compares European immigrants and native-born blacks, pointing out that the situation seems to have worked in the reverse for black urban migrants. In contrast to Europeans, blacks were ... More


Introduction

Leah Platt Boustan

in Competition in the Promised Land: Black Migrants in Northern Cities and Labor Markets

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691150871
eISBN:
9781400882977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150871.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This introductory chapter outlines the central themes and methodologies underpinning this book. It discusses the factors for slow black economic progress in the North following the Great Black ... More


Drawing the Line: Race and Canadian Immigration Policy

Sarah-Jane Mathieu

in North of the Color Line: Migration and Black Resistance in Canada, 1870-1955

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834299
eISBN:
9781469603858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899397_mathieu.6
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter analyzes the Department of Immigration's response to black migrants who sought refuge in Canada following the Reconstruction's collapse. Elected statesmen and federal bureaucrats swiftly ... More


Competition in the Promised Land: Black Migrants in Northern Cities and Labor Markets

Leah Platt Boustan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691150871
eISBN:
9781400882977
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150871.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

From 1940 to 1970, nearly four million black migrants left the American rural South to settle in the industrial cities of the North and West. This book provides a comprehensive account of the ... More


Historical Context: Race and Labor in Guatemala

Frederick Douglass Opie

in Black Labor Migration in Caribbean Guatemala, 1882–1923

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033716
eISBN:
9780813038735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033716.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter highlights the long history of the African presence in Guatemala and provides a context for understanding relations between black migrant laborers and Guatemalan nationals on the ... More


“Our Prison”: Kitchenettes, Carceral Power, and Black Masculinity during the Interwar Years

Rashad Shabazz

in Spatializing Blackness: Architectures of Confinement and Black Masculinity in Chicago

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039645
eISBN:
9780252097737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039645.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines how carceral power was articulated in the kitchenettes—small, tight, cramped spaces that many Black migrants in the Black Belt were forced to live in between World War I and ... More


The Rise of Chicago's Black Metropolis, 1920-1929

Christopher Robert Reed

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036231
eISBN:
9780252093173
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036231.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

During the Roaring 1920s, African Americans rapidly transformed their Chicago into a “black metropolis.” This book describes the rise of African Americans in Chicago's political economy, bringing to ... More


We Depend on Others Too Much: Garveyism and Labor Radicalism in the Caribbean Basin

Frederick Douglass Opie

in Black Labor Migration in Caribbean Guatemala, 1882–1923

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033716
eISBN:
9780813038735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033716.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter investigates the organization of the black Caribbean coast under the influence of Garveyism. Starting in the 1920s, Marcus Garvey's followers founded local branches of the Universal ... More


Building Alliances

Felix L. Armfield

in Eugene Kinckle Jones: The National Urban League and Black Social Work, 1910-1940

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036583
eISBN:
9780252093623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036583.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter traces the history of the National Urban League with a specific focus on Eugene Kinckle Jones's leadership. It covers the decade of the 1920s and the many issues that Jones and his ... More


“Kansas Has an Ample Supply of Darkies”

Brent M. S. Campney

in This Is Not Dixie: Racist Violence in Kansas, 1861-1927

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039508
eISBN:
9780252097614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039508.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter surveys white response to the Kansas Exodus. In 1879 a group that came to be called the Exodusters began their much-publicized mass migration from Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas. ... More


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