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In their Voices: Black Americans on Transracial Adoption

Rhonda M. Roorda

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231172219
eISBN:
9780231540483
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172219.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

While many proponents of transracial adoption claim that American society is increasingly becoming “color-blind,” a growing body of research reveals that for transracial adoptees of all backgrounds, ... More


Case Study 1: The Gratz and Grutter Supreme Court Cases against the University of Michigan

J. Scott Carter and Cameron D. Lippard

in The Death of Affirmative Action?: Racialized Framing and the Fight Against Racial Preference in College Admissions

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529201116
eISBN:
9781529201161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529201116.003.0005
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

The purpose of this chapter is to understand arguments put forth by these social authorities (individuals and groups) in support and opposition to affirmative action within a prominent debate on ... More


Case Study 2: The Fisher Supreme Court Cases against the University of Texas at Austin

J. Scott Carter and Cameron D. Lippard

in The Death of Affirmative Action?: Racialized Framing and the Fight Against Racial Preference in College Admissions

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529201116
eISBN:
9781529201161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529201116.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter looks at the most recent case to challenge affirmative action in college admissions policies in the U.S. Supreme Court, the Fisher v. The University of Texas at Austin (2013 and 2016). ... More


Conclusions

J. Scott Carter and Cameron D. Lippard

in The Death of Affirmative Action?: Racialized Framing and the Fight Against Racial Preference in College Admissions

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529201116
eISBN:
9781529201161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529201116.003.0007
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

The purpose of this chapter is to bring the discussion back to the broader ideas of the book: racism and framing by elite actors. This chapter discussed the insidious role of think tanks in enlisting ... More


Invisible Man in the Age of Obama: Ellison on (Color) Blindness, Visibility, and the Hopes for a Postracial America

Bryan Crable

in The New Territory: Ralph Ellison and the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781496806796
eISBN:
9781496806833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496806796.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

Bryan Crable’s “Invisible Man in the Age of Obama: Ellison on (Color) Blindness, Visibility, and the Hopes for a Postracial America” offers a bold view of the implications of Ellison’s work on the ... More


The Rights of Men

Adam Malka

in Men of Mobtown: Policing Baltimore in the Age of Slavery and Emancipation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469636290
eISBN:
9781469636313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636290.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter moves the argument into the post-emancipation period. In particular, it chronicles the story of the legal code’s deracialization during the years following the state’s 1864 emancipation ... More


Epilogue

Adam Malka

in Men of Mobtown: Policing Baltimore in the Age of Slavery and Emancipation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469636290
eISBN:
9781469636313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636290.003.0009
Subject:
History, African-American History

The epilogue argues that the black carceral state was not simply a recreated slave state. Rather, as shown throughout the book, the black carceral state arose in liberal freedom’s name. Had the old ... More


From Civil Rights to Economic Empowerment

Emma J. Folwell

in The War on Poverty in Mississippi: From Massive Resistance to New Conservatism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781496827395
eISBN:
9781496827425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496827395.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter one traces the development of President Lyndon Johnson’s war on poverty. It explores how the nation’s first anti-poverty program—the Child Development Group of Mississippi—formed a central ... More


Mississippi Republicans and the Politics of Poverty

Emma J. Folwell

in The War on Poverty in Mississippi: From Massive Resistance to New Conservatism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781496827395
eISBN:
9781496827425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496827395.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter six explores the impact of the election of Richard Nixon on the war on poverty. It uncovers the conversations in the new Republican administration regarding the fate of the war on poverty, ... More


Epilogue

Emma J. Folwell

in The War on Poverty in Mississippi: From Massive Resistance to New Conservatism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781496827395
eISBN:
9781496827425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496827395.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The final section of this book reflects on the social, economic, and political changes that transformed Mississippi over the years of the war on poverty. It exposes the changes in the war against the ... More


Forced Integration

Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor

in Race for Profit: How Banks and the Real Estate Industry Undermined Black Homeownership

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781469653662
eISBN:
9781469653686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653662.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

Because race and poverty often overlapped in the United States, discussions about housing policies often became discussions about race and class. In an effort to maintain a White, middle class base, ... More


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