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“The Most Natural View of the Whole”: Discovering the “Plot of 1741–42” and the Discursive Construction of the “Dangerous Other” in the Colonialist Discourse of Conspiracy

THELMA WILLS FOOTE

in Black and White Manhattan: The History of Racial Formation in Colonial New York City

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195165371
eISBN:
9780199871735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165371.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter reveals that, by the 1740s, interracial socializing among colonial New York City's subaltern population of enslaved blacks, propertyless white servants, and transients troubled ruling ... More


Introduction

Clive Webb

in Massive Resistance: Southern Opposition to the Second Reconstruction

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195177862
eISBN:
9780199870189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177862.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter begins by discussing what people think about the 1954 declaration stating that in public schools segregation was unconstitutional. It then talks about the effects of this declaration on ... More


Epilogue

Vincent L. Wimbush

in White Men's Magic: Scripturalization as Slavery

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199873579
eISBN:
9780199949595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199873579.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The Epilogue revisits the implications of tying together in critical analysis Equiano’s story and that of Wimbush, including their mutual interest in escaping slavery and finding a place for the safe ... More


The Founding Fathers

in Black Poor and White Philanthropists: London's Blacks and the Foundation of the Sierra Leone Settlement 1786–1791

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853233770
eISBN:
9781846317293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317293.002
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

A small but notable number of black people lived in Britain during the latter part of the eighteenth century, most of them concentrated in London. Some of these blacks, known as the Black Poor, would ... More


Indian Territory and the Treaties of 1866: A Long History of Emancipation

Barbara Krauthamer

in The World the Civil War Made

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624181
eISBN:
9781469624204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624181.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter traces the history of black people's emancipation from slavery in Indian Territory, with particular emphasis on the 1866 treaties that leaders of the Cherokee, Creek, Seminole, Choctaw, ... More


“I Am a Man”: Unionism and the Black Working Poor

MICHAEL KEITH HONEY

in Black Workers Remember: An Oral History of Segregation, Unionism, and the Freedom Struggle

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520217744
eISBN:
9780520928060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520217744.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter talks about H. Ralph Jackson, a minister who became a key supporter of Memphis sanitation strikers in 1968. Jackson remembered that prior to their strike he was highly aware of racism, ... More


Sociology of Race and W. E. B. DuBois: The Path Not Taken

Aldon D. Morris

in Sociology in America: A History

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226090948
eISBN:
9780226090962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226090962.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter argues that a superior sociology of race relations containing a great deal more analytic accuracy and predictive power could have been developed if DuBois's conceptualizations of race ... More


Boomtown

Shirley Ann Wilson Moore

in To Place Our Deeds: The African American Community in Richmond, California, 1910-1963

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520215658
eISBN:
9780520927124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520215658.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Richmond was affected by the war boom like no other town in the United States. For African Americans, the boom held out the promise of advancement but also emphasized their weak position in the ... More


‘Ireland, and Black!’: The Cultural Politics of Racial Figuration

John Brannigan

in Race in Modern Irish Literature and Culture

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638833
eISBN:
9780748651801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638833.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter discusses the arrival of ‘black’ people in Ireland and how the visible marker of black skin became a register of racial inferiority. It analyses the ‘afterlife’ of the nineteenth-century ... More


Promoting choice and control: black and minority ethnic communities' experience of social care in Britain

Jabeer Butt

in Care, community and citizenship: Research and practice in a changing policy context

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348715
eISBN:
9781447301608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348715.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter considers some of the evidence on the experience of social care of black and minority ethnic people. It suggests that while there has been identifiable change in the support available to ... More


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