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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


Blood, Sweat, and Tears: Jake Gaither, Florida A&M, and the History of Black College Football

Derrick E. White

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469652443
eISBN:
9781469652467
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469652443.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Black college football began during the nadir of African American life after the Civil War. The first game occurred in 1892, a little less than four years before the Supreme Court ruled segregation ... 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


Focus on Yerby: Transforming Teaching and Research at Paine College

Catherine L. Adams

in Rediscovering Frank Yerby: Critical Essays

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781496827821
eISBN:
9781496827876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496827821.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter explores teaching Yerby at his alma mater, a project rooted in a necessity to positively impact and inspire a new generation of students to read, write, and research the school’s most ... More


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