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Introduction

Jacob S. Dorman

in Chosen People: The Rise of American Black Israelite Religions

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195301403
eISBN:
9780199979035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301403.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This introductory chapter first sets out the book's primary focus—how English-speaking peoples in general, and more specifically Black West Indians and African Americans, have mobilized the ... More


“Do You Eat Cats and Dogs?”: Student Observations of Racism in Their Everyday Lives

Anne Warfield Rawls and Waverly Duck

in Tacit Racism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780226703558
eISBN:
9780226703725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226703725.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction

This chapter reports on observations of racism and racial framing in interaction made by college students at several universities on the east coast and in the midwest. The students represent many ... More


Introduction: Tale of a Doctor, History of a Land

Will Guzmán

in Civil Rights in the Texas Borderlands: Dr. Lawrence A. Nixon and Black Activism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038921
eISBN:
9780252096884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038921.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This introductory chapter looks at the social and political contexts behind the intertwined histories of Dr. Lawrence Aaron Nixon and the American West. As a Black man in the United States, Lawrence ... More


“Learning to Do the West Oakland Dip”

Diane C. Fujino

in Samurai among Panthers: Richard Aoki on Race, Resistance, and a Paradoxical Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677863
eISBN:
9781452947839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677863.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter presents Richard Aoki’s life growing up in the Cold War period in Black West Oakland and in a household predominated by men. Even before graduating from high school, Richard rushed to ... More


Booker T. Washington Goes West

Marne L. Campbell

in Making Black Los Angeles: Class, Gender, and Community, 1850-1917

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469629278
eISBN:
9781469629292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629278.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

Finally, Chapter 6, “Mr.Washington Goes West,” examines the two visits by Booker T. Washington, first in 1903, and again in 1914 and investigates whether his national platform was something Black ... More


Heaven Ain’t Hard to Find: The Formation of the African American Community

Marne L. Campbell

in Making Black Los Angeles: Class, Gender, and Community, 1850-1917

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469629278
eISBN:
9781469629292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629278.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter 2 focuses primarily on African Americans with some comparisons to other racialized groups. It lays the foundation for understanding the collective black experience from 1850 to 1870. It ... More


Establishing and Maintaining Institutions

Marne L. Campbell

in Making Black Los Angeles: Class, Gender, and Community, 1850-1917

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469629278
eISBN:
9781469629292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629278.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter 3 is the story of the creation of a larger black community in Los Angeles at the turn of the twentieth century. It examines the ways in which a few were able to take full advantage of the ... More


City of Inmates: Conquest, Rebellion, and the Rise of Human Caging in Los Angeles, 1771-1965

Kelly Lytle Hernández

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631189
eISBN:
9781469631202
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631189.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Los Angeles incarcerates more people than any other city in the United States, which imprisons more people than any other nation on Earth. This book explains how the City of Angels became the capital ... More


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