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Public Interraciality: Managing Visibility

Amy C. Steinbugler

in Beyond Loving: Intimate Racework in Lesbian, Gay, and Straight Interracial Relationships

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199743551
eISBN:
9780199979370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199743551.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter analyzes another form of racework that interracial partners use in public spaces—visibility management. By managing their visibility, interracial couples anticipate and protect ... More


Passing as Social Strategy: The Early Postwar “Message” Pics

N. Megan Kelley

in Projections of Passing: Postwar Anxieties and Hollywood Films, 1947-1960

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781496806277
eISBN:
9781496806314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496806277.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on representations of racial/ethnic passing in Hollywood films produced in the late 1940s. It examines how postwar filmmakers used their medium to frame passing as a viable ... More


The Obama Effect on Racial Attitudes: A Review of the Research

Curtis A. Thompson and Lori A. Barker

in Obama on Our Minds: The Impact of Obama on the Psyche of America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199390618
eISBN:
9780190627959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199390618.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The Obama Effect refers to changes in attitudes that occur as a result of exposure to Barack Obama, a positive exemplar who defies negative stereotypes about African Americans. Obama’s election as ... More


Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King Jr.: Defying Liberals, but Deifying Liberalism

Bidyut Chakrabarty

in Confluence of Thought: Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi and Martin Luther King, Jr.

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199951215
eISBN:
9780199346004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199951215.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Comparative Politics

Gandhi and King were true liberals. They questioned the contemporary interpretation of liberalism which, they thought, was articulated in a distorted form to defend racism and colonialism ... More


The Fight for “Freedom of Association”: Segregationist Rights and Resistance in Atlanta

Kevin M. Kruse

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/9780195177862.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter reveals how white parents used the rationale of “freedom of association” to protect their children from attending school with African Americans. It discusses that when it became apparent ... More


“We Feel the Want of Protection”: The Politics of Law and Race in California, 1848–1878

Shirley Ann Wilson Moore

in Taming the Elephant: Politics, Government, and Law in Pioneer California

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520234116
eISBN:
9780520936485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234116.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter provides insight in respect to some of the important and troubling issues on racial prejudice and discrimination. It shows that active responses were undertaken by some individuals and ... More


The Power of a Frame: The Characterization of Racism as Prejudice

Danielle Pilar Clealand

in The Power of Race in Cuba: Racial Ideology and Black Consciousness During the Revolution

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190632298
eISBN:
9780190632335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190632298.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Chapter 6 explores the framing of racism as prejudice in Cuba both from above and below. Although it cannot be denied that there are instances of discrimination that whites still practice against ... More


The Color of Sound: Race, Religion, and Music in Brazil

John Burdick

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814709221
eISBN:
9780814723135
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814709221.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Throughout Brazil, Afro-Brazilians face widespread racial prejudice. Many turn to religion, with Afro-Brazilians disproportionately represented among Protestants, the fastest-growing religious group ... More


Choosing Parkmont: Whites Staying and Blacks Pioneering

Rachael A. Woldoff

in White Flight/Black Flight: The Dynamics of Racial Change in an American Neighborhood

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449185
eISBN:
9780801461033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449185.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter focuses on the first phase of racial change in Parkmont: white flight. When middle-aged and elderly whites left Parkmont in droves and new whites failed to plant roots there, an unusual ... More


A City Called Heaven: Chicago and the Birth of Gospel Music

Robert M. Marovich

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039102
eISBN:
9780252097089
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039102.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

In this book, the author, a gospel announcer and music historian, shines a light on the humble origins of a majestic genre and its indispensable bond to the city where it found its voice: Chicago. ... More


They Shall be Heard: Local Television as a Civil Rights Battleground

Matthew F. Delmont

in Nicest Kids in Town: American Bandstand, Rock 'n' Roll, and the Struggle for Civil Rights in 1950s Philadelphia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520272071
eISBN:
9780520951600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520272071.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines how They Shall Be Heard, a television program produced by the Fellowship Commission, emerged as a civil rights battleground in Philadelphia. While American Bandstand introduced ... More


Art for Equality: The NAACPs Cultural Campaign for Civil Rights

Jenny Woodley

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813145167
eISBN:
9780813145471
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813145167.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book explores what James Weldon Johnson called the “art approach to the Negro problem.” The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) developed a strategy that attempted ... More


“Some Vital Problems of Negro Labor” (1935)

Frank Crosswaith

in Jewish Radicals: A Documentary History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814757437
eISBN:
9780814763469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814757437.003.0024
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter argues that labor unions do not necessarily serve as obstacles to employment and economic advancement for the black community. As a matter of fact, while there have indeed been cases of ... More


Gandhi against Racialism

B. R. Nanda

in In Search of Gandhi: Essays and Reflections

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195672039
eISBN:
9780199081417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195672039.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This essay presented in this chapter analyses Mahatma Gandhi’s engagement with racialism. It explores the contents of the book The South African Gandhi, a massive volume edited by Fatima Meer. The ... More


“Every Last Anglo-Saxon One of You”: (September 19–September 23)

Davis W. Houck, Matthew A. Grindy, and Keith A. Beauchamp

in Emmett Till and the Mississippi Press

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781934110157
eISBN:
9781604733044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781934110157.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter discusses the trial of Emmett Till. It notes that the trial became so sensationalized that the whole nation watched the court room drama unfold. It adds that reporters from as far as ... More


Nature, Science, Vision

C. W. Thompson

in French Romantic Travel Writing: Chateaubriand to Nerval

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199233540
eISBN:
9780191730948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233540.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

In addition to the few more practical travelogues analysed in the previous chapter, four ambitious works show the genre aiming to substantially enrich readers’ understanding of the world, works that ... More


“If I Were a Colored Man What Would I Do?” (1919)

Louis Michel

in Jewish Radicals: A Documentary History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814757437
eISBN:
9780814763469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814757437.003.0017
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter focuses on the need for black empowerment against the backdrop of more than two dozen race riots in cities around the country. The author, Louis Michel, a socialist-Zionist, exhorts the ... More


Abolitionist Women and the Liberty Party

Stacey M. Robertson

in Hearts Beating for Liberty: Women Abolitionists in the Old Northwest

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834084
eISBN:
9781469606330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899489_robertson.6
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter focuses on the incident that taught Mary Davis that the color of one's skin was unrelated to one's character, and that racial prejudice and slavery were a detriment to the nation. ... More


‘Druid’ Jones on the Carmarthen Circuit: Radicalization and Recreation on the Celtic Fringe

Michael J. Franklin

in Orientalist Jones: Sir William Jones, Poet, Lawyer, and Linguist, 1746-1794

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199532001
eISBN:
9780191730900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532001.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History, British and Irish Modern History

Jones chose to train as a barrister as a career in which intellectual merit might rival aristocratic privilege, facilitating independence. This chapter illustrates work and leisure as he rode the ... More


Authority in Vernacular Traditions and Ornithology

Nancy J. Jacobs

in Birders of Africa: History of a Network

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300209617
eISBN:
9780300220803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300209617.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

This chapter provides a broad overview of the relations between scientific authority and white racial prejudice around the turn of the twentieth century. The interplay of these two characteristics of ... More


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