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Transcending Racial Barriers: Toward a Mutual Obligations Approach

Michael O. Emerson and George Yancey

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199742684
eISBN:
9780199943388
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199742684.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Despite recent progress against racial inequalities, American society continues to produce attitudes and outcomes that reinforce the racial divide. This book offers a fresh perspective on how to ... More


Suffrage Restriction under Attack, 1944–47

Robert Mickey

in Paths Out of Dixie: The Democratization of Authoritarian Enclaves in America's Deep South, 1944-1972

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691133386
eISBN:
9781400838783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691133386.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in Smith v. Allwright that challenged the restriction on suffrage: it invalidated the all-white Democratic primary and struck at the heart of ... More


White Womanhood, White Supremacy, and the Rise of Massive Resistance

Elizabeth Gillespie McRae

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/9780195177862.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter draws on traditional constructions of maternal responsibilities in constructing a public role as defender of white supremacy. It argues that women had a duty to campaign against racial ... More


How Did We Get Here?

Michael O. Emerson and George Yancey

in Transcending Racial Barriers: Toward a Mutual Obligations Approach

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199742684
eISBN:
9780199943388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199742684.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Race relations in the United States cannot be understood by looking at our contemporary racial situation. Few individuals will dispute the fact that issues of race have had profound effects in our ... More


Collisions between Racism and the Truth of the Cross

Leah Gaskin Fitchue and Ebony Joy Fitchue

in Contesting Post-Racialism: Conflicted Churches in the United States and South Africa

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628462005
eISBN:
9781626745094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462005.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

James Cone’s book, The Cross and the Lynching Tree, provides a reminder that it is impossible to live the lie of white supremacy and simultaneously live the truth of the cross. The argument of the ... More


Mark Twain, Charles Chesnutt, and the Politics of Literary Anti-Racism

Sandra Gunning

in Rape, Race, and Lynching: The Red Record of American Literature, 1890–1912

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195099904
eISBN:
9780199855100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195099904.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

The chapter discusses responses of African Americans and American whites to the racialized and gendered discursive patterns of nineteenth-century white supremacist fiction. The author focuses on how ... More


Segregation and the City: White Supremacy in Alabama in the Mid-Twentieth Century

J. Mills Thornton III

in Fog of War: The Second World War and the Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195382419
eISBN:
9780199932641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195382419.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter considers the impact of war on southern communities. Because the lived experience of the Alabama countryside was intensely local, few of the changes in national government actually ... More


Dual Heritage

Dell Upton

in What Can and Can'T Be Said: Race, Uplift, and Monument Building in the Contemporary South

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300211757
eISBN:
9780300216615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300211757.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the tradition of dual heritage that has enjoyed a resurgence in the aftermath of the civil rights movement of the mid-twentieth century. In the years following the Civil War, ... More


The Great Migration

Janet G. Hudson

in Entangled by White Supremacy: Reform in World War I-era South Carolina

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125022
eISBN:
9780813135182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125022.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

Although the white reformers embraced the various economic opportunities that were presented to them through the mobilization of the nation after the war, these opportunities also brought about ... More


Rape, Race, and Lynching: The Red Record of American Literature, 1890–1912

Sandra Gunning

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195099904
eISBN:
9780199855100
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195099904.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

In the late nineteenth century, the stereotype of the black male as sexual beast functioned for white supremacists as an externalized symbol of social chaos against which all whites would unite for ... More


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