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Radical Black Theatre in the New Deal

Kate Dossett

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469654423
eISBN:
9781469654447
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469654423.001.0001
Subject:
History, African History

Between 1935 and 1939, the United States government paid out-of-work artists to write, act, and stage theatre as part of the Federal Theatre Project (FTP), a New Deal job relief program. In ... More


Conclusion: Making Space

Kate Dossett

in Radical Black Theatre in the New Deal

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469654423
eISBN:
9781469654447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469654423.003.0007
Subject:
History, African History

The conclusion considers the impact of Black Federal Theatre on the broader history of African Americans and the New Deal. It argues that African Americans did not wait to be inspired or reined in by ... More


Why Harlem Is Not a Ghetto

Sharon Zukin

in Naked City: The Death and Life of Authentic Urban Places

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195382853
eISBN:
9780197562710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195382853.003.0008
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Urban Geography

It’s noon on a warm Saturday in the middle of June, and a bright sun is shining on Settepani Bakery’s sidewalk café at 120th Street and Lenox Avenue. You didn’t think to bring sunscreen to eat ... More


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