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“Taxation Without Sanitation is Tyranny”: Civil Rights Struggles Over Garbage Collection in Brooklyn, New York, During the Fall of 1962

Clarence Taylor

in Civil Rights in New York City: From World War II to the Giuliani Era

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823232895
eISBN:
9780823240876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823232895.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

As the historians Harold Connolly, Clarence Taylor, and Craig Wilder and others have meticulously shown, Bedford-Stuyvesant was a community shaped by two different histories: the hope and optimism of ... More


Dance Rooted in the Movements of Bedford-Stuyvesant: Two Choreographers, One Aesthetic Tradition

Indira Etwaroo

in Hot Feet and Social Change: African Dance and Diaspora Communities

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252042959
eISBN:
9780252051814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042959.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Dance

Reinterpreting the works of choreographers Kariamu Welsh and Ronald K. Brown as ethnographies of Brooklyn, New York’s Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood, Indira Etwaroo situates Welsh’s and Brown’s ... More


“Pass Them By! Support Your Brothers and Sisters in the South!”: The Origins of Brooklyn CORE

Brian Purnell

in Fighting Jim Crow in the County of Kings: The Congress of Racial Equality in Brooklyn

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813141824
eISBN:
9780813142609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813141824.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter explores the national resurgence of the Congress of Racial Equality, which coincided with the student-led sit-in movement during the early half of 1960. Specifically, this chapter shows ... More


Operation Clean Sweep: The Movement to Create a “First-Class Bedford-Stuyvesant”

Brian Purnell

in Fighting Jim Crow in the County of Kings: The Congress of Racial Equality in Brooklyn

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813141824
eISBN:
9780813142609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813141824.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

In the fall of 1962 Brooklyn CORE addressed the widespread garbage problem that afflicted parts of Bedford-Stuyvesant. CORE petitioned the city government for improved services. When the city ignored ... More


“Brooklyn Stands with Selma”

Brian Purnell

in Fighting Jim Crow in the County of Kings: The Congress of Racial Equality in Brooklyn

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813141824
eISBN:
9780813142609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813141824.003.0009
Subject:
History, African-American History

Brooklyn CORE faded from public light two years before the Black Power movement and Black Nationalism arose to dominate the national civil rights movement, and black Brooklyn’s protest politics. ... More


Public Policy and Black Neighborhood Decline

in God and Government in the Ghetto: The Politics of Church-State Collaboration in Black America

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226642062
eISBN:
9780226642086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226642086.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter focuses on the formation and decline of four black neighborhoods that became sites for church–state collaboration in New York City. Harlem, Bedford-Stuyvesant, South Jamaica, and ... More


Faith in Action for Neighborhood Redemption

in God and Government in the Ghetto: The Politics of Church-State Collaboration in Black America

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226642062
eISBN:
9780226642086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226642086.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the efforts of a set of African American churches to redevelop the four neighborhoods in New York City through the services of church-associated agencies, primarily community ... More


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