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African American Militancy in the World War II South: Another Perspective

Harvard Sitkoff

in Toward Freedom Land: The Long Struggle for Racial Equality in America

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125831
eISBN:
9780813135526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125831.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses African American militancy during the Second World War. It focuses mostly on the militancy efforts of Afro-Americans in the South. It shows that many of those African Americans ... More


Grassroots Garveyism: The Universal Negro Improvement Association in the Rural South, 1920-1927

Mary G. Rolinson

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830925
eISBN:
9781469602257
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807872789_rolinson
Subject:
History, African-American History

The black separatist movement led by Marcus Garvey has long been viewed as a phenomenon of African American organization in the urban North. But as this book demonstrates, the largest number of ... More


“The Facts Speak Loudly Enough” Exploring Early Southern Black History

Peter H. Wood

in The Devil's Lane: Sex and Race in the Early South

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195112436
eISBN:
9780199854271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112436.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses that matters of race had always played a great part in the story of southern history. It explains that the public gains only glimpses of the early southern black history: white ... More


Belles, Guls, and Country Boys

Zandria F. Robinson

in This Ain't Chicago: Race, Class, and Regional Identity in the Post-Soul South

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469614229
eISBN:
9781469614243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469614229.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter explores black folks' varied performances of gender and understanding of gendered roles and behaviors. While black feminist research has thoroughly analyzed the complicated sets of ... More


The Deacons for Defense and Justice

Simon Wendt

in The Spirit and the Shotgun: Armed Resistance and the Struggle for Civil Rights

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813030180
eISBN:
9780813051543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813030180.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter recalls the experiences of the members of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) in the state of Louisiana. Unlike the freedom movement in Tuscaloosa, civil rights activism in the rural ... More


Psychology and Selfhood in the Segregated South

Anne C. Rose

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832813
eISBN:
9781469605630
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807894095_rose
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the American South at the turn of the twentieth century, the legal segregation of the races and psychological sciences focused on selfhood emerged simultaneously. The two developments presented ... More


From Jim Crow to Jane Crow, or How Anne Scott and Pauli Murray Found Each Other

Glenda Elizabeth Gilmore

in Writing Women's History: A Tribute to Anne Firor Scott

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617031731
eISBN:
9781617031748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617031731.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

World War II was a key moment for all women as they stepped into opportunities vacated by men and welcomed younger women into public life. This chapter focuses on how women, especially southern ... More


Way Up North in Louisville: African American Migration in the Urban South, 1930-1970

Luther Adams

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834220
eISBN:
9781469603865
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899434_adams
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book demonstrates that in the wake of World War II, when roughly half the black population left the South seeking greater opportunity and freedom in the North and West, the same desire often ... More


Buying and Selling with God: African American Religion, Race Records, and the Emerging Culture of Mass Consumption in the South

John M. Giggie

in Beyond Blackface: African Americans and the Creation of American Popular Culture, 1890-1930

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834626
eISBN:
9781469602967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807878026_brundage.13
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter focuses on Rev. J. M. Gates of Atlanta, one of the most famous of the scores of black southern preachers who recorded chanted sermons during their heyday of popularity, from the early ... More


The Sensibilities of the People: Black Politics in Crisis

Eric S. Yellin

in Racism in the Nation's Service: Government Workers and the Color Line in Woodrow Wilson's America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469607207
eISBN:
9781469608020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469607207.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter shows how egalitarianism in Washington was fading as Theodore Roosevelt began his second administration in March 1905. White Republicans had begun to acknowledge the disconnect between ... More


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