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The Bravado of the Black Mecca and Blackness Abroad: Andrew Young and Black International Citizenship

Maurice J. Hobson

in The Legend of the Black Mecca: Politics and Class in the Making of Modern Atlanta

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635354
eISBN:
9781469635378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635354.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter Four focuses on Atlanta’s rise as a global black city and the idea of black global citizenship through foreign and domestic policies as seen through U.S. Presidents, from John F. Kennedy to ... More


Solidification and Stratification, 1982–1990

Alton Hornsby

in Black Power in Dixie: A Political History of African Americans in Atlanta

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032825
eISBN:
9780813038537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032825.003.0008
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses the emergence of solidification and social stratification in Atlanta. When Maynard H. Jackson Jr. left the Atlanta mayoral seat after serving for two years as the south's first ... More


African American Representatives in the United Nations: From Ralph Bunche to Susan Rice

Lorenzo Morris

in African Americans in U.S. Foreign Policy: From the Era of Frederick Douglass to the Age of Obama

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038877
eISBN:
9780252096839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038877.003.0009
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter seeks to identify the assumptions and expectations that have historically surrounded African Americans in the United Nations, and determine whether they significantly affect or have ... More


Contending with Change and Challenges

Michelle A. Purdy

in Transforming the Elite: Black Students and the Desegregation of Private Schools

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643496
eISBN:
9781469643519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643496.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter captures the development of Westminster in the late 1950s and early 1960s. By the late 1950s, Westminster’s student body had quadrupled, and the school was housed on the current West ... More


Neto, Castro, and Carter: A New Beginning?

Piero Gleijeses

in Visions of Freedom: Havana, Washington, Pretoria, and the Struggle for Southern Africa, 1976-1991

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469609683
eISBN:
9781469612515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469609683.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter shows how Jimmy Carter was determined to reestablish the prestige of the United States in Africa, which was shattered by the Angolan fiasco. The appointment of civil rights leader Andrew ... More


Strained Relations: Cuba and Angola

Piero Gleijeses

in Visions of Freedom: Havana, Washington, Pretoria, and the Struggle for Southern Africa, 1976-1991

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469609683
eISBN:
9781469612515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469609683.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter discusses the meeting of UN ambassador Andrew Young and his deputy Donald McHenry with Angolan prime minister Lopo do Nascimento and foreign minister Paulo Jorge, who were in New York ... More


The Myth of the Powerful Jew

Ellen Willis

in Beginning to See the Light: Sex, Hope, and Rock-and-Roll

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680788
eISBN:
9781452948997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680788.003.0026
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The resignation of U.N. Ambassador Andrew Young in August 1979 promoted the Village Voice to devote considerable space to the crisis in black-Jewish relations. In its August 26 issue the Voice ... More


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