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What Can And Can’t Be Said: Beyond Civil Rights

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/9780300211757.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter describes the African American History Monument in South Carolina as an epitome of the parameters of what can and cannot be said. It begins with an overview of monuments in the South ... More


Free Jazz/Black Power

Philippe Carles and Jean-Louis Comolli

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628460391
eISBN:
9781626740846
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628460391.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

Free Jazz/Black Power is a treatise on the racial and political implications of jazz and jazz criticism published in 1971 by two French jazz critics, Philippe Carles and Jean-Louis Comolli. The goal ... More


Imagining a Black Museum in Cold War Chicago

Ian Rocksborough-Smith

in Black Public History in Chicago: Civil Rights Activism from World War II into the Cold War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041662
eISBN:
9780252050336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041662.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

The second chapter of this book looks at how a vision for a black-history museum persisted despite the stifling conditions of Cold War America and deals explicitly with how this vision for a museum ... More


Epilogue

Burnis R. Morris

in Carter G. Woodson: History, the Black Press, and Public Relations

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496814074
eISBN:
9781496814111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496814074.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Evidence of Carter G. Woodson’s influence is abundant. At the opening ceremony for the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C., on September 24, 2016, Congressman ... More


Cultural Fronts and Public-History Activism in the Black Power Era

Ian Rocksborough-Smith

in Black Public History in Chicago: Civil Rights Activism from World War II into the Cold War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041662
eISBN:
9780252050336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041662.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

The fourth chapter of this book examines how important intergenerational discussions revolved around black public-history labors in Chicago into the Black Power era. Many Chicago activists of the ... More


Work and Community Among West African Migrant Workers since the Nineteenth Century

Diane Frost

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780853235231
eISBN:
9781786945402
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235231.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Work and Community Among West African Migrant Workers since the Nineteenth Century uncovers a fascinating chapter of British and West African social history by re-telling the forgotten history of the ... More


May We Forever Stand: A History of the Black National Anthem

Imani Perry

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469638607
eISBN:
9781469638621
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469638607.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Singing and fighting for freedom have been inseparable in African American history. May We Forever Stand: A History of the Black National Anthem, tells an essential yet understudied part of that ... More


Experiential Caribbean: Creating Knowledge and Healing in the Early Modern Atlantic

Pablo F. Gómez

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469630878
eISBN:
9781469630892
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630878.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book examines the strategies that Caribbean people used to create authoritative knowledge about the natural world, and particularly the body, during the long seventeenth century. It reveals a ... More


Colonialism, Migration and a Diaspora in the Making

Diane Frost

in Work and Community Among West African Migrant Workers since the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780853235231
eISBN:
9781786945402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235231.003.0003
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

‘Colonialism, Migration and a Diaspora in the Making’ explores the experience and labour of the Kru within the British shipping industry, and assesses the subsequent merging of their ethnic and ... More


Esther and Jack in American History

Sara Rzeszutek Haviland

in James and Esther Cooper Jackson: Love and Courage in the Black Freedom Movement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166254
eISBN:
9780813166735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166254.003.0009
Subject:
History, African-American History

In retirement, Esther and Jack continued to be active and were committed to preserving and disseminating the history of the black Left. Increasingly, they worked with scholars to educate the public ... More


‘Alien’ Seamen in Liverpool

Diane Frost

in Work and Community Among West African Migrant Workers since the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780853235231
eISBN:
9781786945402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235231.003.0007
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

‘‘Alien’ Seamen in Liverpool’ describes the experience of Kru seafarers in UK ports, and compares the Liverpool seafaring experience against that of Freetown. The chapter presents the varying ... More


Labour Conditions

Diane Frost

in Work and Community Among West African Migrant Workers since the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780853235231
eISBN:
9781786945402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235231.003.0006
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

‘Labour Conditions’ defines the working conditions experienced by the Kru, and describes the subsequent strikes, campaigns and petitions that followed as a resulted of poor treatment. The chapter ... More


The Kru and The Black Community

Diane Frost

in Work and Community Among West African Migrant Workers since the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780853235231
eISBN:
9781786945402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235231.003.0012
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

‘The Kru and the Black Community’ is the first chapter in the section, ‘The Kru Community in Liverpool’, and discusses and compares the Kru migrants who came to Liverpool from Liberia with those who ... More


Racial Taxation: Schools, Segregation, and Taxpayer Citizenship, 1869-1973

Camille Walsh

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781469638942
eISBN:
9781469638959
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469638942.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

In the United States, it is quite common to lay claim to the benefits of society by appealing to “taxpayer citizenship”--the idea that, as taxpayers, we deserve access to certain social services like ... More


Early Work and Recruitment

Diane Frost

in Work and Community Among West African Migrant Workers since the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780853235231
eISBN:
9781786945402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235231.003.0004
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

‘Early Work and Recruitment’ is the first chapter in the section titled ‘Sailors and Workers’ and explores the Kru’s earliest experience as workers on European ships. Included in this chapter is a ... More


Identity

Diane Frost

in Work and Community Among West African Migrant Workers since the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780853235231
eISBN:
9781786945402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235231.003.0014
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

‘Identity’ is the concluding chapter in ‘The Kru Community in Liverpool’ as well as the book itself. It explores ethnic identity and migrant cultures, and defines the persistence of strong cultural ... More


Zora Neale Hurston's Final Decade

Virginia Lynn Moylan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813035789
eISBN:
9780813046228
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035789.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book draws on archival and community census reports, new interviews with Hurston’s contemporaries, numerous correspondence, and diligent research to fill in the missing pieces of Hurston’s life ... More


Mountain Masters without Slaves: The Aftermath of Slavery, 1865–1867

Steven E. Nash

in Reconstruction's Ragged Edge: The Politics of Postwar Life in the Southern Mountains

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469626246
eISBN:
9781469628080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626246.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Chapter 2 discusses the process of emancipation in western North Carolina. In 1860, African Americans constituted only 10.2 percent of the mountain counties’ total inhabitants. In terms of their ... More


Islam and Authority before the Colonial Period

Benjamin F. Soares

in Islam and the Prayer Economy: History and Authority in a Malian Town

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748622856
eISBN:
9780748670635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622856.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This chapter elucidates the social and cultural foundations for the way in which Islam has historically been practiced in this region of West Africa and the relationship of different understandings ... More


Settlement

Diane Frost

in Work and Community Among West African Migrant Workers since the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780853235231
eISBN:
9781786945402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235231.003.0009
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

‘Settlement’ defines the impact of Kru settlement on the development of shipping in both Liverpool and Freetown, and examines the communities of Liverpool and Freetown and the varying impact of power ... More


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