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Monticello

Francis D. Cogliano

in Thomas Jefferson: Reputation and Legacy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624997
eISBN:
9780748670697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624997.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Thomas Jefferson's posthumous reputation has been closely tied to the history of his home, Monticello in Charlottesville, Virginia. This chapter traces the history of Monticello during the nineteenth ... More


Reverend Edwards

Rodney A. Smolla

in Confessions of a Free Speech Lawyer: Charlottesville and the Politics of Hate

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749650
eISBN:
9781501749674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749650.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter talks about Rev. Dr. Alvin Edwards, pastor of Mount Zion First African Baptist Church in Charlottesville. After the Charleston murders, Edwards reflected on what religious groups in ... More


A Call to Conscience

Rodney A. Smolla

in Confessions of a Free Speech Lawyer: Charlottesville and the Politics of Hate

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749650
eISBN:
9781501749674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749650.003.0021
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter recounts the July 8 ku Klux Klan event that worsened the division among members of Charlottesville's clergy. It looks at religious leaders who had gone to Justice Park to confront the ... More


Confessions of a Free Speech Lawyer: Charlottesville and the Politics of Hate

Rodney A. Smolla

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749650
eISBN:
9781501749674
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749650.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This personal and frank book offers an insider's view on the violent confrontations in Charlottesville during the “summer of hate.” Blending memoir, courtroom drama, and a consideration of the ... More


The Charlottesville Monuments

Rodney A. Smolla

in Confessions of a Free Speech Lawyer: Charlottesville and the Politics of Hate

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749650
eISBN:
9781501749674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749650.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses the statue of Robert E. Lee that was donated by philanthropist Paul Goodloe McIntire to the city of Charlottesville in 1924. The statue depicted Lee riding his horse in a ... More


Kessler v. Bellamy

Rodney A. Smolla

in Confessions of a Free Speech Lawyer: Charlottesville and the Politics of Hate

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749650
eISBN:
9781501749674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749650.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter explains how Charlottesville became the epicenter of the national debate over Confederate monuments. It discusses the colourful sideshow battle between Wes Bellamy, a local African ... More


A Rolling Stone Gathers No Facts

Rodney A. Smolla

in Confessions of a Free Speech Lawyer: Charlottesville and the Politics of Hate

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749650
eISBN:
9781501749674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749650.003.0015
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter investigates the account in the Rolling Stone article of the alleged gang rape of “Jackie” at a University of Virginia (UVA) fraternity. It describes how the Rolling Stone story began to ... More


Epilogue: Anniversaries of Rupture / Disruptions of Memory

Lisa Blee and Jean M. O’Brien

in Monumental Mobility: The Memory Work of Massasoit

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469648408
eISBN:
9781469648422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469648408.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This concluding essay considers how collective memory is shaped and potentially re-shaped. It argues that the monument serves as a site for intervention, offering the opportunity to disrupt settler ... More


No Longer a Home for the Family of Thomas Jefferson

Cynthia A. Kierner

in Martha Jefferson Randolph, Daughter of Monticello: Her Life and Times

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835524
eISBN:
9781469601762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882504_kierner.12
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The early 1830s were tough times for Martha Jefferson Randolph and her family. After the sale of Monticello, Martha's financial circumstances did not improve. The sale of Monticello to James Turner ... More


From Skokie to Charlottesville: Tolerating versus Condoning Speech

Ulrich Baer

in What Snowflakes Get Right: Free Speech, Truth, and Equality on Campus

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190054199
eISBN:
9780190054229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190054199.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter argues that the events in Charlottesville, Virginia, in summer 2017, present a watershed moment when the general public realized that free speech can become weaponized to undercut ... More


“Slave of the Most Merciful”

Jeffrey Einboden

in Jefferson's Muslim Fugitives: The Lost Story of Enslaved Africans, their Arabic Letters, and an American President

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190844479
eISBN:
9780190063917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190844479.003.0020
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter details events that occurred in 1819. In the opening days of the year, Jefferson witnessed his life’s last major achievement. After years of preparation, the University of Virginia was ... More


The Birth of a Nation: Seeing the Other as Subhuman

Greg Garrett

in A Long, Long Way: Hollywood’s Unfinished Journey from Racism to Reconciliation

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190906252
eISBN:
9780197502549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190906252.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Cultural History

The Birthof a Nation is one of the most popular and most reviled films in American history, and it continues to influence racial discourse, drawing a clear line from its release in 1915 to white ... More


Honoring Integrity?

Shmuel Nili

in Integrity, Personal, and Political

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198859635
eISBN:
9780191891984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198859635.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines how the integrity framework bears on political honors, understood as any form of special symbolic recognition accorded by political entities to individuals, to particular social ... More


Racism at the End of White Christian America

Kristopher Norris

in Witnessing Whiteness: Confronting White Supremacy in the American Church

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190055813
eISBN:
9780190055844
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190055813.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Chapter 1 engages in social analysis to outline the current racial landscape in churches in the United States. Beginning with our current political and religious moment, it addresses and defines the ... More


A Call from the Task Force

Rodney A. Smolla

in Confessions of a Free Speech Lawyer: Charlottesville and the Politics of Hate

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749650
eISBN:
9781501749674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749650.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter introduces the task force created by Governor Terry McAuliffe in Richmond, Virginia that are tasked to study the racial violence in the city of Charlottesville during the summer of 2017. ... More


Cue the Klan—Stage Right

Rodney A. Smolla

in Confessions of a Free Speech Lawyer: Charlottesville and the Politics of Hate

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749650
eISBN:
9781501749674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749650.003.0012
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter talks about the Loyal White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, based in Pelham, North Carolina that got into the Charlottesville act and applied for a permit to hold a rally in ... More


Cue the Counterprotesters— Stage Left

Rodney A. Smolla

in Confessions of a Free Speech Lawyer: Charlottesville and the Politics of Hate

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749650
eISBN:
9781501749674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749650.003.0014
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses the Charlottesville Police Department that prepared for the July 8 rally led by Christopher Barker by gathering intelligence on the groups expected to protest against the Klan. ... More


The Day of the Cross

Rodney A. Smolla

in Confessions of a Free Speech Lawyer: Charlottesville and the Politics of Hate

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749650
eISBN:
9781501749674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749650.003.0023
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter recounts the call to conscience issued by Congregate Charlottesville, Black Lives Matter, and their allies, coupled with the ugly events in Charlottesville at the Ku Klux Klan rally on ... More


The Idea of the University

Rodney A. Smolla

in Confessions of a Free Speech Lawyer: Charlottesville and the Politics of Hate

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749650
eISBN:
9781501749674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749650.003.0024
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter discloses how the University of Virginia (UVA), with the rest of Charlottesville, braced for the Unite the Right onslaught. It looks into the collection of essays edited by professors ... More


Bloodshed

Rodney A. Smolla

in Confessions of a Free Speech Lawyer: Charlottesville and the Politics of Hate

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749650
eISBN:
9781501749674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749650.003.0029
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter describes the dozens of brawls that erupted throughout the Charlottesville downtown area, as groups of Unite the Right marchers advanced toward Emancipation Park from various directions ... More


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