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“The Challenge of Blackness”: The IBW and the Black Studies Movement

Derrick E. White

in The Challenge of Blackness: The Institute of the Black World and Political Activism in the 1970s

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813037356
eISBN:
9780813041605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037356.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter describes demands for Black Studies programs, especially at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), and the founding of the Institute of the Black World. Vincent Harding, ... More


Southern (Dis)Comfort: Creating and Consuming Homosex in the Black South

E. Patrick Johnson

in Creating and Consuming the American South

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060699
eISBN:
9780813050928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060699.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

In this essay, Johnson, author of Sweet Tea: Black Gay Men in the South—An Oral History (2008), returns to that book’s source material to consider how his interviewees re-created a variety of ... More


Booker T. Washington’s African at Home

Ira Dworkin

in Congo Love Song: African American Culture and the Crisis of the Colonial State

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469632711
eISBN:
9781469632735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632711.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines Washington’s service as Vice President of the Congo Reform Association (CRA) as a means of considering more broadly the relationship of HBCUs to Africa. Although Washington ... More


The Mature Individual or the Mature Society: Social Theory, Social Action, and the Race Problem at Fisk University’s Race Relations Institutes

Leah N. Gordon

in From Power to Prejudice: The Rise of Racial Individualism in Midcentury America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226238449
eISBN:
9780226238586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226238586.003.0005
Subject:
History, Historiography

Chapter Four looks closely at arguments about the significance of prejudice to the race problem in a center of African American intellectual life that aimed explicitly to use social science to inform ... More


Activism, Disasters, Elections: Black Radio at Its Best

Micaela di Leonardo

in Black Radio/Black Resistance: The Life & Times of the Tom Joyner Morning Show

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190870195
eISBN:
9780190870225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190870195.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity, Culture

This chapter narrates in detail both TJMS philanthropy for and activism with African Americans—from HBCU scholarships, to working for black 9/11 survivors, to engaging in extensive and long-lasting ... More


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