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In Spite of This Old Devil Segregation

Vanessa Siddle Walker and Ulysses Byas

in Hello Professor: A Black Principal and Professional Leadership in the Segregated South

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832899
eISBN:
9781469605562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888759_walker.7
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter utilizes the terminology of Horace Mann Bond to demonstrate the resilience of the black professional community that worked across states to upgrade the quality of black schools. It ... More


From Black Power to Class Action: The International Association of Black Professional Firefighters and the Rise of Fire Department Discrimination Litigation

David Goldberg

in Black Firefighters and the FDNY: The Struggle for Jobs, Justice, and Equity in New York City

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469633626
eISBN:
9781469633633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633626.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter focuses on the influence that the Black Power movement and rise of employment discrimination litigation had on the Vulcan Society and Black firefighters across the country. The ... More


Maneuvering for the Movement: The World of Broker Politics in the NCNW, 1935–1963

Rebecca Tuuri

in Strategic Sisterhood: The National Council of Negro Women in the Black Freedom Struggle

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469638904
eISBN:
9781469638928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469638904.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter explores the first three decades of the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW). In 1935, educator, clubwoman, and politician Mary McLeod Bethune founded the NCNW as an organization of ... More


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