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The Wilmington Ten: Violence, Injustice, and the Rise of Black Politics in the 1970s

Kenneth Robert Janken

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624839
eISBN:
9781469624853
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624839.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The case of the Wilmington Ten is one of the most egregious instances of injustice and political repression from the post-World War II Black Freedom Struggle. In February 1971, racial tension ... More


They’re Taking Our Boys Away to Prison

Kenneth Robert Janken

in The Wilmington Ten: Violence, Injustice, and the Rise of Black Politics in the 1970s

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624839
eISBN:
9781469624853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624839.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines North Carolina’s and the federal government’s harassment and disruption of the Black Freedom Struggle in Wilmington culminating in the frame-up and trial of the Wilmington Ten. ... More


Those Who Know Don't Say: The Nation of Islam, the Black Freedom Movement, and the Carceral State

Garrett Felber

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781469653822
eISBN:
9781469653846
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653822.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The Nation of Islam was at the forefront of the struggle against policing and prisons so central to the postwar Black Freedom Struggle. Far from being the insular, apolitical, religiously heretical ... More


Convenient Partnerships?: African American Civil Rights Leaders and the East German Dictatorship

Anja Werner

in Anywhere But Here: Black Intellectuals in the Atlantic World and Beyond

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781628461558
eISBN:
9781626740839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461558.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

In “Convenient Partnerships? African American Civil Rights Leaders and the East German Dictatorship,” Anja Werner discusses another unlikely ideological alliance, this time between Civil Rights and ... More


Introduction

Nicholas Grant

in Winning Our Freedoms Together: African Americans and Apartheid, 1945-1960

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635286
eISBN:
9781469635293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635286.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter provides an overview of racial politics in the United States and South Africa in the 1940s and 1950s. It traces how African Americans and black South Africans have historically ... More


Winning Our Freedoms Together: African Americans and Apartheid, 1945-1960

Nicholas Grant

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635286
eISBN:
9781469635293
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635286.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

In this transnational account of black protest, Nicholas Grant examines how African Americans engaged with, supported, and were inspired by the South African anti-apartheid movement. Bringing black ... More


Introduction

Garrett Felber

in Those Who Know Don't Say: The Nation of Islam, the Black Freedom Movement, and the Carceral State

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781469653822
eISBN:
9781469653846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653822.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Describes how Those Who Know Don’t Say uses the NOI as a vehicle to explore forgotten sites and forms of Black struggle that confronted the carceral state during the mid-twentieth century. ... More


Conclusion

Nicholas Grant

in Winning Our Freedoms Together: African Americans and Apartheid, 1945-1960

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635286
eISBN:
9781469635293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635286.003.0010
Subject:
History, African-American History

This concluding chapter argues that African Americans were part of a broad and multifaceted effort to isolate South Africa in the global political arena. By repeatedly attempting to offer direct ... More


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