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“The Good Negroes”: Propaganda and the Racial Crisis

Damion L. Thomas

in Globetrotting: African American Athletes and Cold War Politics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037177
eISBN:
9780252094293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037177.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter explores President Eisenhower's and President Kennedy's widespread use of symbolic gestures in the realm of civil rights—including the extensive use of African Americans as cultural ... More


Globetrotting: African American Athletes and Cold War Politics

Damion L. Thomas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037177
eISBN:
9780252094293
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037177.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Throughout the Cold War, the Soviet Union deplored the treatment of African Americans by the U.S. government as proof of hypocrisy in the American promises of freedom and equality. This probing ... More


Georgia Democrats, the Civil Rights Movement, and the Shaping of the New South

Tim S. R. Boyd

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037653
eISBN:
9780813042152
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037653.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The prevailing narrative of post-1945 southern politics, both among scholars and in the media, is that the rise of the Republican Party in the South can be attributed to the national Democratic Party ... More


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