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Anarchy Is Anarchy

Mary L. Dudziak

in Exporting American Dreams: Thurgood Marshall's African Journey

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691152448
eISBN:
9781400839896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691152448.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter details events that occurred in summer 1966, which was marked by racial tensions and riots in cities such as Cleveland, Chicago, and Los Angeles. Throughout his career, Marshall had been ... More


The “Void at the Center of the Story”: The Negro American Labor Council and the Long Civil Rights Movement

William P. Jones

in Reframing Randolph: Labor, Black Freedom, and the Legacies of A. Philip Randolph

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814785942
eISBN:
9780814724477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785942.003.0009
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter focuses on the final major organizational vehicle Randolph created to mobilize a mass base behind his twin aspirations for civil and labor rights: the Negro American Labor Council ... More


Citizens of Asian America: Democracy and Race during the Cold War

Cindy I-Fen Cheng

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814759356
eISBN:
9780814770849
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814759356.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

During the Cold War, Soviet propaganda highlighted U.S. racism in order to undermine the credibility of U.S. democracy. In response, incorporating racial and ethnic minorities in order to affirm that ... More


“The Spirit and Strategy of the United Front”: Randolph and the National Negro Congress, 1936–1940

Erik S. Gellman

in Reframing Randolph: Labor, Black Freedom, and the Legacies of A. Philip Randolph

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814785942
eISBN:
9780814724477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785942.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter explores Randolph's involvement in the National Negro Congress (NNC), and how the organization's history provides a compelling example of the internal frictions that would eventually ... More


Manning the Barricade: Maintaining the White Prerogative in the Face of Change, 1954–67

Gwyneth Mellinger

in Chasing Newsroom Diversity: From Jim Crow to Affirmative Action

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037382
eISBN:
9780252094644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037382.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter opens the ASNE story in the mid-1950s, when ASNE members began registering the impact of the U.S. Supreme Court's Brown v. Board of Education school desegregation ruling and the specter ... More


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