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Where the Street Goes, the Suits Follow: Coalition Politics, 1985–1988

Frederick Douglass Opie

in Upsetting the Apple Cart: Black-Latino Coalitions in New York City from Protest to Public Office

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231149402
eISBN:
9780231520355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231149402.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter looks at the impact of the 1984 Jesse Jackson campaign on black and Latino Progressives in New York City. It shows that voter registration and fund-raising drives begun during the ... More


. Bright, Shining Years

Wayne Dawkins

in City Son: Andrew W. Cooper's Impact on Modern-Day Brooklyn

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032585
eISBN:
9781617032592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032585.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter describes stories covered by the City Sun from 1984 to 1985. These include the paper’s crusade for the family of Eleanor Bumpurs, a sixty-seven-year-old grandmother who was shot and ... More


The Governance of Homelessness and Public Space

Benjamin Holtzman

in The Long Crisis: New York City and the Path to Neoliberalism

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780190843700
eISBN:
9780190843731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190843700.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In 1980s New York City, residents and officials grappled with the extraordinary growth of people experiencing homelessness residing in public spaces. Public homelessness emerged at a time of rising ... More


. Nineteen Eighty-Six

Wayne Dawkins

in City Son: Andrew W. Cooper's Impact on Modern-Day Brooklyn

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032585
eISBN:
9781617032592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032585.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter describes stories covered by the City Sun in 1986. The editors of the paper de-emphasized reports about Mayor Koch, and invested more of their time on local activists’ involvement in ... More


What shall we do with the Piers?

Nancy Webster and David Shirley

in A History of Brooklyn Bridge Park: How a Community Reclaimed and Transformed New York City's Waterfront

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231171229
eISBN:
9780231542944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171229.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Introduces the reader to the earliest stages of the Park’s conception and development – from the closing of the dilapidated piers along the Brooklyn Heights waterfront in 1983 to the announcement of ... More


The New “Normalcy”

Thomas J. Shelley

in Fordham, A History of the Jesuit University of New York: 1841-2003

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823271511
eISBN:
9780823271900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271511.003.0020
Subject:
History, History of Religion

President Finlay accelerates the transformation of Fordham into a residential university. The waning of the Jesuit presence presents a challenge of maintaining Fordham’s Catholic identity. Fordham ... More


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