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King and the Other America: The Poor People's Campaign and the Quest for Economic Equality

Sylvie Laurent

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520288560
eISBN:
9780520963436
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288560.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Did the Civil rights movement of the Fifties and Sixties fail to address economic issues and to grasp that class, beyond just race, was the main cleavage and the greater hindrance in American ... More


Sweet Spots: In-Between Spaces in New Orleans

Teresa A. Toulouse and Barbara C. Ewell (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496817020
eISBN:
9781496817068
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496817020.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Sweet Spots examines the dense meanings of interstitial spaces in New Orleans architecture and culture. “Interstitial space” refers not only to distinctive features of New Orleans’ houses—high ... More


Black Power in Caribbean Context

Kate Quinn

in Black Power in the Caribbean

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049090
eISBN:
9780813046693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049090.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter provides a regional and comparative analysis of Black Power in the Caribbean context. It first assesses what “blackness” meant within Caribbean conceptions of Black Power and the extent ... More


The Lincoln Offensive: Toward a Patient Bill of Rights

Johanna Fernández

in The Young Lords: A Radical History

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469653440
eISBN:
9781469653464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653440.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

To dramatize deplorable health conditions and the race and class origins of pre-existing conditions, the Young Lords took-over Lincoln Hospital in July 1970. The occupation forced the construction of ... More


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