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Black Panther in ExileThe Pete O'Neal Story

Black Panther in Exile: The Pete O'Neal Story

Paul J. Magnarella

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813066394
eISBN:
9780813058603
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066394.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

In the tumultuous year after Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination, 29-year-old Pete O’Neal became inspired by reading The Autobiography of Malcolm X and founded the Kansas City branch of the Black ... More

Democracy's CapitalBlack Political Power in Washington, D.C., 1960s-1970s

Democracy's Capital: Black Political Power in Washington, D.C., 1960s-1970s

Lauren Pearlman

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781469653907
eISBN:
9781469653921
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653907.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

From its 1790 founding until 1974, Washington, D.C.--capital of "the land of the free"--lacked democratically elected city leadership. Fed up with governance dictated by white stakeholders, federal ... More

A Higher MissionThe Careers of Alonzo and Althea Brown Edmiston in Central Africa

A Higher Mission: The Careers of Alonzo and Althea Brown Edmiston in Central Africa

Kimberly D. Hill

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813179810
eISBN:
9780813179827
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813179810.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Throughout the first three decades of the twentieth century, alumni and students from historically black colleges and universities contributed to the American Protestant mission movement in West ... More

JockomoThe Native Roots of Mardi Gras Indians

Jockomo: The Native Roots of Mardi Gras Indians

Shane Lief and John McCusker

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781496825896
eISBN:
9781496825933
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496825896.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book represents the very first publication to explore how Native American traditions have influenced the history of New Orleans music over the past three centuries, specifically how this ... More

Pleasure in the NewsAfrican American Readership and Sexuality in the Black Press

Pleasure in the News: African American Readership and Sexuality in the Black Press

Kim T. Gallon

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780252043222
eISBN:
9780252052101
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043222.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Pleasure in the News: African American Readership and Sexuality in the Black Press is an examination of the coverage of sexuality in the Black Press between 1925 and 1940, otherwise known as the ... More

Race for ProfitHow Banks and the Real Estate Industry Undermined Black Homeownership

Race for Profit: How Banks and the Real Estate Industry Undermined Black Homeownership

Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781469653662
eISBN:
9781469653686
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653662.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

By the late 1960s and early 1970s, reeling from a wave of urban uprisings, politicians finally worked to end the practice of redlining. Reasoning that the turbulence could be calmed by turning Black ... More

Reminiscences of an Active LifeThe Autobiography of John Roy Lynch

Reminiscences of an Active Life: The Autobiography of John Roy Lynch

John Roy Lynch

John Hope Franklin (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781604731149
eISBN:
9781496833624
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604731149.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Born into slavery on a Louisiana plantation, John Roy Lynch (1847–1939) became an adult during the Reconstruction Era and lived a public-spirited life for over three decades. His political career ... More

Roots of the Black Chicago RenaissanceNew Negro Writers, Artists, and Intellectuals, 1893-1930

Roots of the Black Chicago Renaissance: New Negro Writers, Artists, and Intellectuals, 1893-1930

Richard A. Courage and Christopher Robert Reed

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780252043055
eISBN:
9780252051913
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043055.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This anthology engages questions about origins of the Black Chicago Renaissance (1930-1955) from wide-ranging disciplinary perspectives. It traces a foundational stage from the 1893 World’s Columbian ... More

Standard-Bearers of EqualityAmerica's First Abolition Movement

Standard-Bearers of Equality: America's First Abolition Movement

Paul J. Polgar

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781469653938
eISBN:
9781469653952
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653938.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book recovers the racially inclusive vision of America's first abolition movement. In showcasing the activities of the Pennsylvania Abolition Society, the New York Manumission Society, and their ... More

Those Who Know Don't SayThe Nation of Islam, the Black Freedom Movement, and the Carceral State

Those Who Know Don't Say: The Nation of Islam, the Black Freedom Movement, and the Carceral State

Garrett Felber

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781469653822
eISBN:
9781469653846
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653822.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The Nation of Islam was at the forefront of the struggle against policing and prisons so central to the postwar Black Freedom Struggle. Far from being the insular, apolitical, religiously heretical ... More

We Are Not SlavesState Violence, Coerced Labor, and Prisoners' Rights in Postwar America

We Are Not Slaves: State Violence, Coerced Labor, and Prisoners' Rights in Postwar America

Robert T. Chase

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781469653570
eISBN:
9781469653594
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653570.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

In the early twentieth century, the brutality of southern prisons became a national scandal. Prisoners toiled in grueling, violent conditions while housed in crude dormitories on what were ... More

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