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Conclusion: The Elusive Dream

Korie L. Edwards

in The Elusive Dream: The Power of Race in Interracial Churches

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195314243
eISBN:
9780199871810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314243.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The concluding chapter ends the book with a discussion on the implications of the book's findings for developing racially integrated religious organizations that truly epitomize Dr. Martin Luther ... More


Introduction

Timothy J. Minchin and John A. Salmond

in After the Dream: Black and White Southerners since 1965

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813129785
eISBN:
9780813135625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813129785.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

At the Alabama state capitol on March 25, 1965, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebrated the end of the Jim Crow system with about twenty-five thousand people. As he believed that segregation was about ... More


The Politics of Social Comparison

Meghan Condon and Amber Wichowsky

in The Economic Other: Inequality in the American Political Imagination

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226691732
eISBN:
9780226691909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226691909.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter explains the prevalence of social comparison in political rhetoric and everyday life and summarizes how upward comparisons with the rich and downward comparisons with the poor affect ... More


A CRISIS IN DIXIE

Virginia Lynn Moylan

in Zora Neale Hurston's Final Decade

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813035789
eISBN:
9780813046228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035789.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter examines Hurston’s controversial opposition to the Supreme Court’s Brown v. Board of Education decision, which led to the desegregation of public schools. Taking a fresh look at ... More


Segregation: A Threat to Americans’ Shared Goals

Molly W. Metzger and Henry S. Webber

in Facing Segregation: Housing Policy Solutions for a Stronger Society

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190862305
eISBN:
9780190862336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190862305.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Communities and Organizations

The introductory chapter to the book situates current housing segregation within a historical context. The chapter begins with a comparison of the current moment in housing to the circumstances ... More


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