Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-20 of 22 items

  • Keywords: Congress of Racial Equality x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Freedom's Main Line: The Journey of Reconciliation and the Freedom Rides

Derek Charles Catsam

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125114
eISBN:
9780813135137
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125114.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In 1961, the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) and other civil rights groups began organizing the Freedom Rides. The Freedom Riders were volunteers of different backgrounds who travelled on buses ... More


American Pacifism, the “Greatest Generation,” and World War II

Scott H. Bennett

in The United States and the Second World War: New Perspectives on Diplomacy, War, and the Home Front

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823231201
eISBN:
9780823240791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823231201.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines both secular and religious pacifists, the movement's reaction to prewar preparedness, the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, the vital role that peace ... More


The Demise of the Black Popular Front in the Postwar Period

Sara Rzeszutek Haviland

in James and Esther Cooper Jackson: Love and Courage in the Black Freedom Movement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166254
eISBN:
9780813166735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166254.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

The vision Esther and Jack had for the postwar years did not materialize, and they found themselves navigating increasingly intense anti-Communist trends in US politics. The Cold War inaugurated a ... More


Fighting Jim Crow in the County of Kings: The Congress of Racial Equality in Brooklyn

Brian Purnell

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813141824
eISBN:
9780813142609
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813141824.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book documents the history of Brooklyn CORE from 1960-1964. The everyday, internal dynamics of this interracial chapter, and its relationship with National CORE and the wider movement, take ... More


“Pass Them By! Support Your Brothers and Sisters in the South!”: The Origins of Brooklyn CORE

Brian Purnell

in Fighting Jim Crow in the County of Kings: The Congress of Racial Equality in Brooklyn

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813141824
eISBN:
9780813142609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813141824.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter explores the national resurgence of the Congress of Racial Equality, which coincided with the student-led sit-in movement during the early half of 1960. Specifically, this chapter shows ... More


The Deacons for Defense and Justice

Simon Wendt

in The Spirit and the Shotgun: Armed Resistance and the Struggle for Civil Rights

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813030180
eISBN:
9780813051543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813030180.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter recalls the experiences of the members of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) in the state of Louisiana. Unlike the freedom movement in Tuscaloosa, civil rights activism in the rural ... More


A New Life and a New Cause in Dixie

Kimberly Marlowe Hartnett

in Carolina Israelite: How Harry Golden Made Us Care about Jews, the South, and Civil Rights

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469621036
eISBN:
9781469623214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469621036.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the new role that Harry Golden and the Carolina Israelite obtained as Golden continued to express his anti-discriminatory views: as a transplant intrigued by southerners, both ... More


Where Do All These Stories Go? The 1960s, The New Left, and Beyond

Tracy B. Strong

in Learning One's Native Tongue: Citizenship, Contestation, and Conflict in America

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226623191
eISBN:
9780226623368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226623368.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The Cold War in effect delegitimates an entire range of the political spectrum. At the same time, the country is becoming more of one piece as technological advances improve. Into this new world come ... More


From Sit-Ins to Jail-Ins

Zoe A. Colley

in Ain't Scared of Your Jail: Arrest, Imprisonment, and the Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042411
eISBN:
9780813043050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042411.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 3 moves from the student sit-in movement to the 1961 Freedom Ride campaign, which sought to desegregate bus terminal facilities. In doing so, it argues that the period from late 1960 through ... More


Yours for the Cause of Peace and Brotherhood, 1930s–1960s

Ted Ownby

in Hurtin' Words: Debating Family Problems in the Twentieth-Century South

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469647005
eISBN:
9781469647029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469647005.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter takes seriously the concept of Christian brotherhood, which emerged in the early civil rights years as a family language with the potential to undermine hierarchies involving racial ... More


Rita L. Schwerner: July 29, 1964, Deposition, Hinds County, Mississippi

Davis W. Houck and David E. Dixon

in Women and the Civil Rights Movement, 1954-1965

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604731071
eISBN:
9781604737608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604731071.003.0033
Subject:
History, African-American History

Born in March 1943 in Mt. Vernon, New York, Rita Levant Schwerner was a civil rights activist who began her college education at the University of Michigan and graduated from Queens College in ... More


The Gospel of the Sit-In: Direct Action, 1960–1965

Jerry Gershenhorn

in Louis Austin and the Carolina Times: A Life in the Long Black Freedom Struggle

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781469638768
eISBN:
9781469638775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469638768.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

During the 1960s, Austin lent his talents and his newspaper in support of the direct action movement in Durham and throughout the state. Unlike many other black leaders in the city, he immediately ... More


The Vietnam War and Black Power: The Deepening Divide, 1966

Daniel S. Lucks

in Selma to Saigon: The Civil Rights Movement and the Vietnam War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813145075
eISBN:
9780813145310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813145075.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter 4 describes the deepening divisions in the civil rights movement in 1966 and the concomitant rise of Black Power. On January 3, the murder of Sammy Younge Jr., a navy veteran and SNCC ... More


From Civil Rights to Self-Determination

Lauren Pearlman

in Democracy's Capital: Black Political Power in Washington, D.C., 1960s-1970s

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781469653907
eISBN:
9781469653921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653907.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

During the 1960s, activists catalyzed Washington, D.C., into a new phase of civil rights activism, one that allowed them to give expression to the frustrations of poor black residents while fighting ... More


Why Not Next Door?: Battling Housing Discrimination, Case by Case

Brian Purnell

in Fighting Jim Crow in the County of Kings: The Congress of Racial Equality in Brooklyn

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813141824
eISBN:
9780813142609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813141824.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter details numerous cases of housing discrimination that Brooklyn CORE investigated and fought against with interracial teams of activists. While the chapter won many of these individual ... More


Fighting for Jobs in the “Laboratory of Democracy”

Julia Rabig

in The Fixers: Devolution, Development, and Civil Society in Newark, 1960-1990

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226388311
eISBN:
9780226388458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226388458.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter analyzes the protests against employment discrimination that galvanized Newark’s civil rights movement and clarified the limits of liberal reforms against which subsequent activists ... More


We Can! We Will! We Must!: The Radicalization and Transformation of Southern University, 1930–1966

Jelani M. Favors

in Shelter in a Time of Storm: How Black Colleges Fostered Generations of Leadership and Activism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469648330
eISBN:
9781469648354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469648330.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

The chapter discusses the explosive history of Southern University in the years leading up to the Black Power Movement. Baton Rouge, Louisiana was the setting for one of the largest student protests ... More


This Lousy Hole

Zoe A. Colley

in Ain't Scared of Your Jail: Arrest, Imprisonment, and the Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042411
eISBN:
9780813043050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042411.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

By 1964, supporters of nonviolent activism had largely abandoned their belief that filling jails could bring long-term, meaningful change to black communities. The movement's focus upon voter ... More


Incarceration as Liberation

Erin R. Pineda

in Seeing Like an Activist: Civil Disobedience and the Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197526422
eISBN:
9780197526460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197526422.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Political Theory

This chapter details the inward-facing purposes of civil disobedience by revisiting the student-led campaign of “jail, no bail” pioneered by the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) and ... More


Ruth Steiner: December 13, 1964, First Unitarian Society of Denver, Colorado

Davis W. Houck and David E. Dixon

in Women and the Civil Rights Movement, 1954-1965

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604731071
eISBN:
9781604737608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604731071.003.0034
Subject:
History, African-American History

Born in Holtville, California, Ruth Steiner experienced the civil rights movement firsthand as she grew up watching her father fight fervently against the racial discrimination endured by Mexican ... More


View: