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Teacher Power: Black Teachers and the Politics of Representation

Elizabeth Todd-Breland

in Political Education: Black Politics and Education Reform in Chicago since the 1960s

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469646589
eISBN:
9781469647173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646589.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines Black educators’ growth from an insurgent group of teachers in the 1960s into a powerful political base of the coalition that elected the first Black mayor of Chicago in 1983. ... More


Chicago School Reform: Harold Washington and a New Era of Decentralization

Elizabeth Todd-Breland

in Political Education: Black Politics and Education Reform in Chicago since the 1960s

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469646589
eISBN:
9781469647173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646589.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter analyzes the racial politics of Mayor Harold Washington’s election, his education summit, and the supporters and critics of the 1988 Chicago School Reform Act. Harold Washington’s ... More


Living with the Huxtables in a State of Emergency

in Starring Mandela and Cosby: Media and the End(s) of Apartheid

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226451886
eISBN:
9780226451909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226451909.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This chapter considers the role of television in further breaking down the absence of Black South Africans under the States of Emergency in the mid-and late 1980s, paying particular attention to the ... More


Introduction

Elizabeth Todd-Breland

in Political Education: Black Politics and Education Reform in Chicago since the 1960s

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469646589
eISBN:
9781469647173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646589.003.0008
Subject:
History, African-American History

The introduction outlines the focus, scope, and significance of the book, introducing the Black activists, educators, parents, and students who navigated, challenged, and contributed to the urban ... More


Black Knowledges/Black Struggles: An Introduction

Jason R. Ambroise and Sabine Broeck

in Black Knowledges/Black Struggles: Essays in Critical Epistemology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381724
eISBN:
9781781382257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381724.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses the book's main themes. This book is organized around the central but critically neglected theme of the role of knowledge and epistemic formations within the context of social ... More


Freedom Farmers: Agricultural Resistance and the Black Freedom Movement

Monica M. White

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643694
eISBN:
9781469643717
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643694.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

In the late 1960s, internationally renowned activist Fannie Lou Hamer purchased forty acres of land in the Mississippi Delta, launching the Freedom Farms Cooperative (FFC). A community-based rural ... More


Imaginary Black Topographies: What are Monuments For?

Lubaina Himid

in Black Knowledges/Black Struggles: Essays in Critical Epistemology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381724
eISBN:
9781781382257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381724.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter seeks to reinvent the genre of contemporary travelogue through a satirical juxtaposition of travel guide material against collaged images representing Black diasporic undercurrents ... More


Racial Justice Finds a Policy Tool

Kenneth Prewitt

in What Is "Your" Race?: The Census and Our Flawed Efforts to Classify Americans

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157030
eISBN:
9781400846795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157030.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses how there were four national statistical races as of the twentieth century: European White, African Black, American Indian Red, and Asian Yellow. They were put to policy work ... More


Political Education: Black Politics and Education Reform in Chicago since the 1960s

Elizabeth Todd-Breland

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469646589
eISBN:
9781469647173
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646589.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

In 2012, Chicago’s school year began with the city’s first teachers’ strike in a quarter century and ended with the largest mass closure of public schools in recent U.S. history. On one side, a union ... More


Black Knowledges/Black Struggles: Essays in Critical Epistemology

Jason R. Ambroise and Sabine Broeck (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381724
eISBN:
9781781382257
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381724.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book explores the central but often critically neglected role of knowledge and epistemic formations within social movements for Black ‘freedom’ and emancipation. The collection examines the ... More


I May Not Be a Freedom Fighter, but I Play One on TV

in Starring Mandela and Cosby: Media and the End(s) of Apartheid

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226451886
eISBN:
9780226451909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226451909.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This chapter extends the analysis into the period of political negotiations, bookended by the release (in 1990) and the inauguration (in 1994) of Mandela, both major international media events in and ... More


Structured Absences and Communicative Spaces

in Starring Mandela and Cosby: Media and the End(s) of Apartheid

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226451886
eISBN:
9780226451909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226451909.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This chapter explores the theoretical and methodological underpinnings of the research through three concepts that recurs throughout the book: hegemony, structured absence, and communicative space. ... More


“They Stayed 'til the Flag Streamed”

in Starring Mandela and Cosby: Media and the End(s) of Apartheid

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226451886
eISBN:
9780226451909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226451909.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This chapter examines television's introduction to South Africa in 1976. In spite of the political contention around television before it arrived, the medium quickly became a popular and important ... More


Race, Land, and Forced Migration in Darfur

Wenona Rymond-Richmond and John Hagan

in Punishing Immigrants: Policy, Politics, and Injustice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814749029
eISBN:
9780814749043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814749029.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter examines the hidden consequences of the Darfur genocide. It focuses on the aftermath of genocide in order to understand the challenges and complexities associated with surviving genocide ... More


Rooting a Black Diaspora in Downtown Chattanooga: 1540–1890

Courtney Elizabeth Knapp

in Constructing the Dynamo of Dixie: Race, Urban Planning, and Cosmopolitanism in Chattanooga, Tennessee

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469637273
eISBN:
9781469637297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469637273.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 2 explores the rooting of Chattanooga’s Black communities through the late nineteenth century. Black labor and placemaking have been central to urbanization and economic expansion in ... More


Defying Racist Stereotypes: The Big Nine and Lincoln Park as Sites of Diasporic Cosmopolitanism

Courtney Elizabeth Knapp

in Constructing the Dynamo of Dixie: Race, Urban Planning, and Cosmopolitanism in Chattanooga, Tennessee

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469637273
eISBN:
9781469637297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469637273.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores the stereotype-defying histories of Black and multi-ethnic placemaking in two historically significant Black neighborhoods: the Big Nine and Lincoln Park. East Ninth/Martin ... More


Empires and Immigrants

Julian Lim

in Porous Borders: Multiracial Migrations and the Law in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635491
eISBN:
9781469635507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635491.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter frames the nineteenth century borderlands as a theater of movement that had long been marked by imperial contestations and diverse migrations. Native American, colonial, Mexican, and ... More


The Politics of Black Self-Determination and Neighborhood Preservation in Lincoln Park

Courtney Elizabeth Knapp

in Constructing the Dynamo of Dixie: Race, Urban Planning, and Cosmopolitanism in Chattanooga, Tennessee

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469637273
eISBN:
9781469637297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469637273.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 9 discusses the politics of public space and neighborhood self-determination in the historically Black, working class neighborhood of Lincoln Park. The work describes a thirty-year history of ... More


Introduction

Greg Carter

in The United States of the United Races: A Utopian History of Racial Mixing

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814772492
eISBN:
9780814790489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814772492.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This introductory chapter presents Barack Obama's self-identification on his U.S. census form as a Black African American or Negro. His move settles one of the most prevalent issues during his 2008 ... More


Singing a Big Nine Blues Revolution

Courtney Elizabeth Knapp

in Constructing the Dynamo of Dixie: Race, Urban Planning, and Cosmopolitanism in Chattanooga, Tennessee

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469637273
eISBN:
9781469637297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469637273.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 5 assesses the historic rise, ‘decline’, and ongoing revival of the East Ninth Street/Martin Luther King Blvd. corridor and neighbourhood. The work contends that public and institutional ... More


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