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Do You Consider Revolution to Be a Crime?: Fighting for Police Reform

Simon Balto

in Occupied Territory: Policing Black Chicago from Red Summer to Black Power

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469649597
eISBN:
9781469649610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469649597.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The final chapter documents the wide range of Black-led activist efforts to reform the police at the end of the 1960s and in the early 1970s. The launching point is the assassination of Fred Hampton, ... More


Becoming Black Catholics: The Black Catholic Movement and the Rise of Black Catholicism

Matthew J. Cressler

in Authentically Black and Truly Catholic: The Rise of Black Catholicism in the Great Migration

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781479841325
eISBN:
9781479815425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479841325.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter illustrates how Fr. George Clements creatively combined Black Power with the methods of early-twentieth-century missionaries with great success in his pastorate at Holy Angels parish. It ... More


The Chicago Plan: Coalition Politics, 1982–1984

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/9780231149402.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the importance of black and Latino coalitions in the political campaigns of Chicago mayor Harold Washington in 1983 and Jesse Jackson in 1984. Starting with the Progressive ... More


Beginnings: José “Cha Cha” Jiménez and the Roots of Rebellion

Johanna Fernández

in The Young Lords: A Radical History

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469653440
eISBN:
9781469653464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653440.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In 1968, José “Cha Cha” Jiménez sat in solitary confinement wrestling with his record of recidivism. He was the leader of the Young Lords, a Puerto Rican and Mexican gang, which he’d joined to ... More


Black Panther in Exile: The Pete O'Neal Story

Paul J. Magnarella

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813066394
eISBN:
9780813058603
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066394.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

In the tumultuous year after Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination, 29-year-old Pete O’Neal became inspired by reading The Autobiography of Malcolm X and founded the Kansas City branch of the Black ... More


Spring ’69: Heating Up, but Not Boiling Over

Michael V. Metz

in Radicals in the Heartland: The 1960s Student Protest Movement at the University of Illinois

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042416
eISBN:
9780252051258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042416.003.0030
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Issues of race dominated the semester as black anger was on prominent display and white activists scrambled to provide support. Chicago Black Panthers visited the campus to speak, but a ... More


A Sign of the End: Weathermen Come to Town

Michael V. Metz

in Radicals in the Heartland: The 1960s Student Protest Movement at the University of Illinois

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042416
eISBN:
9780252051258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042416.003.0032
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

SDS split in two: the SDS/RYM (Revolutionary Youth Movement)--led by Jeff Jones, Bernardine Dohrn, and Mark Rudd, soon to become Weathermen—and the SDS/PL (Progressive Labor), led by old-school ... More


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