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When the Fences Come Down: Twenty-First-Century Lessons from Metropolitan School Desegregation

Genevieve Siegel-Hawley

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627830
eISBN:
9781469627854
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627830.001.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

How we provide equal educational opportunity to an increasingly diverse, highly urbanized student population is one of the central concerns facing our nation. We are currently allowing a labyrinthine ... More


The Southern Manifesto: Massive Resistance and the Fight to Preserve Segregation

John Kyle Day

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781628460315
eISBN:
9781626740471
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628460315.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The Southern Manifesto: Massive Resistance and the Fight to Preserve Segregation is the first complete study of the Declaration of Constitutional Principles, popularly known as the Southern ... More


Zora Neale Hurston's Final Decade

Virginia Lynn Moylan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813035789
eISBN:
9780813046228
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035789.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book draws on archival and community census reports, new interviews with Hurston’s contemporaries, numerous correspondence, and diligent research to fill in the missing pieces of Hurston’s life ... More


Desegregating Dixie: The Catholic Church in the South and Desegregation, 1945-1992

Mark Newman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496818867
eISBN:
9781496818904
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496818867.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book draws on a vast range of archives and many interviews to uncover for the first time the multifaceted and complex response of African American and white Catholics across the South to ... More


The Battle for Educational Equality in the Postwar New South

Brandon K. Winford

in John Hervey Wheeler, Black Banking, and the Economic Struggle for Civil Rights

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813178257
eISBN:
9780813178264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178257.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

Chapter 3 examines how the legal phase of the civil rights movement came together as World War II ended. It highlights Wheeler’s postwar activism and involvement in the battle for black educational ... More


Integration Now: Alexander v. Holmes and the End of Jim Crow Education

William P. Hustwit

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469648552
eISBN:
9781469648576
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469648552.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Recovering the history of an often-ignored landmark Supreme Court case, William P. Hustwit assesses the significant role that Alexander v. Holmes (1969) played in integrating the South’s public ... More


Vigilante Injustice

Kenneth Robert Janken

in The Wilmington Ten: Violence, Injustice, and the Rise of Black Politics in the 1970s

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624839
eISBN:
9781469624853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624839.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter one narrates and contextualizes the Wilmington school boycott and subsequent uprising. The students’ dissatisfaction with the formally desegregated school system in New Hanover County ... More


Thunder of Freedom: Black Leadership and the Transformation of 1960s Mississippi

Sue [Lorenzi] Sojourner and Cheryl Reitan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813140933
eISBN:
9780813141374
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813140933.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Thunder of Freedom offers a unique look at the struggle for rights and equality in one of the most active and broad-based community organizing operations in the South. Sue [Lorenzi] Sojourner and her ... More


An Overview: Catholics in the South and Desegregation, 1945–1970

Mark Newman

in Desegregating Dixie: The Catholic Church in the South and Desegregation, 1945-1992

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496818867
eISBN:
9781496818904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496818867.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Although segregation laws did not apply to private institutions in most southern states, most prelates were unwilling to defy segregationist white majority opinion, both Protestant and Catholic, and ... More


The Sociology of Religion and Catholic Desegregation in the South

Mark Newman

in Desegregating Dixie: The Catholic Church in the South and Desegregation, 1945-1992

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496818867
eISBN:
9781496818904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496818867.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The Catholic Church’s episcopal polity often did not ensure that statements issued by the hierarchy against racial discrimination and segregation were implemented, or implemented effectually, at the ... More


An Overview: Catholics in the South and Desegregation, 1971–1992

Mark Newman

in Desegregating Dixie: The Catholic Church in the South and Desegregation, 1945-1992

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496818867
eISBN:
9781496818904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496818867.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The early 1970s saw growing disillusionment among southern African American Catholics with diocesan desegregation policies that had produced little desegregation, ignored blacks in the ... More


Conclusion

Mark Newman

in Desegregating Dixie: The Catholic Church in the South and Desegregation, 1945-1992

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496818867
eISBN:
9781496818904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496818867.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Prelates appointed by the Vatican before the 1940s were more reluctant or cautious than later episcopal appointments regarding desegregation. Now screened for their racial attitudes by the apostolic ... More


Fifty Years of Justice: A History of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida

James M. Denham

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060491
eISBN:
9780813050638
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060491.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book is a narrative history of the operations of the U.S. Middle District Court of Florida from its founding in 1962 to the present. The book sets the court in the social, economic, and ... More


Racial Desegregation and Black Chicago Business: The Case Studies of the Supreme Liberty Life Insurance Company and the Chicago Metropolitan Assurance Company

Robert E. Weems Jr.

in Building the Black Metropolis: African American Entrepreneurship in Chicago

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041426
eISBN:
9780252050022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041426.003.0012
Subject:
History, African-American History

Using Edward Franklin Frazier’s important 1947 essay “Human, All Too Human: How Some Negroes Have Developed Vested Interests in the System of Racial Segregation” as a reference point; this chapter ... More


Making the Case for Segregation

Peter Charles Hoffer

in The Search for Justice: Lawyers in the Civil Rights Revolution, 1950-1975

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226614281
eISBN:
9780226614458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226614458.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Given the chance to make the case for segregated schools, or at least for delay of desegregation, the attorneys general of the southern states marshaled evidence and argument, and presented it to the ... More


“A War for the Minds and Futures of Our Negro and Puerto Rican Children”: The Bibuld Family's Fight to Desegregate Brooklyn's Public Schools

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/9780813141824.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

Two members of Brooklyn CORE, Elaine and Jerome Bibuld, became frustrated with the inadequate education their son received at his racially segregated public school, and asked Brooklyn CORE to address ... More


Lowcountry, High Demands: The Struggle for Quality Education in Charleston, South Carolina

Jon Hale and Clerc Cooper

in Deferred Dreams, Defiant Struggles: Critical Perspectives on Blackness, Belonging, and Civil Rights

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781786940339
eISBN:
9781786945006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786940339.003.0009
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter documents the strategies employed by local governing officials to resist the implementation of a racially desegregated public school system in Charleston Country, South Carolina in the wake ... More


After Brown, Part Two: Open Confrontation

Anne Stefani

in Unlikely Dissenters: White Southern Women in the Fight for Racial Justice, 1920-1970

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060767
eISBN:
9780813051260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060767.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The focus turns here toward the radical wing of the older generation. Standing up against segregationists in a confrontational way, antagonizing moderates and white supremacists alike, urging their ... More


First Amendment, Abortion Rights, Employment Discrimination, and School Desegregation Litigation Runs Its Course, 1992–2000

James M. Denham

in Fifty Years of Justice: A History of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060491
eISBN:
9780813050638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060491.003.0014
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on cases involving First Amendment, abortion rights, and employment discrimination cases that came before the Middle District of Florida from 1992 to 2000. School prayer is ... More


School Desegregation, Head Start, and the Medical Committee, Spring 1965 to Early 1966

Sue [Lorenzi] Sojourner and Cheryl Reitan

in Thunder of Freedom: Black Leadership and the Transformation of 1960s Mississippi

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813140933
eISBN:
9780813141374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813140933.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

Holmes County residents put pressure on the school district through petitions and meetings to follow federal law and desegregate schools. Children were physically attacked by students and teachers. ... More


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