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Quaker Brotherhood: Interracial Activism and the American Friends Service Committee, 1917-1950

Allan W. Austin

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037047
eISBN:
9780252094156
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037047.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This is the first extensive study of the American Friends Service Committee's interracial activism in the first half of the twentieth century, filling a major gap in scholarship on the Quakers' race ... More


The Color of Kink: Black Women, BDSM, and Pornography

Ariane Cruz

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781479809288
eISBN:
9781479899425
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479809288.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The Color of Kink explores black women's representations and performances within American pornography and BDSM (bondage and discipline, domination and submission, and sadism and masochism) from the ... More


Lost in the USA: American Identity from the Promise Keepers to the Million Mom March

Deborah Gray White

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040900
eISBN:
9780252099403
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040900.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

“Lost in the USA: American Identity from the Promise Keepers to the Million Mom March” is a book about Americans’ search for personal tranquility at the turn of the twenty-first century. It argues ... More


Boundaries of Love: Interracial Marriage and the Meaning of Race

Chinyere K. Osuji

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479878611
eISBN:
9781479855490
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479878611.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

How do interracial couples negotiate ethnoracial boundaries? Boundaries of Love: Interracial Marriage from the United States to Brazil takes a novel approach to answering this question by examining ... More


Form It! Call a Meeting!: Building a Black Feminist Movement, 1971–1980

Sherie M. Randolph

in Florynce "Flo" Kennedy: The Life of a Black Feminist Radical

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469623917
eISBN:
9781469625119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623917.003.0010
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines Flo Kennedy’s leadership in creating a black feminist movement to challenge the critical linkages between all forms of oppression, especially racism and sexism. By 1972, while ... More


From Reconciliation to Revolution: How the Student Interracial Ministry Took Up the Cause of Civil Rights

David P. Cline

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469630434
eISBN:
9781469630458
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630434.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The Student Interracial Ministry (SIM) was a seminary-based, nationally influential Protestant civil rights organization that drew on the Social Gospel and Student Christian Movement traditions to ... More


“Black” Son, “White” Father: The Tragic “Mulatto/a” and the Haitian Revolution in Victor Séjour’s ‘Le Mulâtre’

Marlene L. Daut

in Tropics of Haiti: Race and the Literary History of the Haitian Revolution in the Atlantic World, 1789-1865

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381847
eISBN:
9781781382394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381847.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Examines the Louisiana-born Victor Séjour’s short story, ‘Le Mulâtre’ (1837), as a primary example of the ways in which debates over the effects of “racial mixing” were mediated simultaneously ... More


Between the Family and the Nation: Lamartine, Toussaint Louverture, and the “Interracial” Family Romance of the Haitian Revolution

Marlene L. Daut

in Tropics of Haiti: Race and the Literary History of the Haitian Revolution in the Atlantic World, 1789-1865

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381847
eISBN:
9781781382394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381847.003.0009
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter considers the French abolitionist Alphonse de Lamartine’s verse drama, Toussaint Louverture (1850), showing how writing that narrates the life of Louverture as not simply a ‘colonial ... More


Hard, Hard Religion: Interracial Faith in the Poor South

John Hayes

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635323
eISBN:
9781469635330
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635323.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This close analysis of faith and class shows that in the early 20th century South, poor whites and poor blacks exchanged songs, tales, lore, material display, and proverbs with each other, forging a ... More


Constructing the Dynamo of Dixie: Race, Urban Planning, and Cosmopolitanism in Chattanooga, Tennessee

Courtney Elizabeth Knapp

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469637273
eISBN:
9781469637297
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469637273.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

What can local histories of interracial conflict and collaboration teach us about the potential for urban equity and social justice in the future? Courtney Elizabeth Knapp chronicles the politics of ... More


Birth of a Blasian

Myra S. Washington

in Blasian Invasion: Racial Mixing in the Celebrity Industrial Complex

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496814227
eISBN:
9781496814265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496814227.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The emergence of Blasians is historically, politically, intimately, and juridically contextualized through examination of national and transnational connections between Blacks and Asian/Americans. ... More


Interracial Iterations and Internet In(ter)ventions

Ariane Cruz

in The Color of Kink: Black Women, BDSM, and Pornography

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781479809288
eISBN:
9781479899425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479809288.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter 3 analyzes the adult entertainment industry niche of interracial pornography focusing on performances of (inter)racial aggression. I argue that BDSM becomes a critical lens for elucidating ... More


“Racism is not intellectual”: Interracial Friendship, Multicultural Literature, and Decolonizing Epistemologies

Paula M. L. Moya

in Decolonizing Epistemologies: Latina/o Theology and Philosophy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823241354
eISBN:
9780823241392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823241354.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The essay written by Paula Moya offers the reader two possible strategies for decolonial action: interracial friendships and multicultural literature. Moya's argument is grounded in an exposition of ... More


Preferences and the Romantic Career

Chinyere K. Osuji

in Boundaries of Love: Interracial Marriage and the Meaning of Race

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479878611
eISBN:
9781479855490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479878611.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter introduces the concept of “romantic career:” how people draw on prior romantic and dating experiences to understand their ethnoracial preferences or (lack thereof) for romantic ... More


Blood Ties in the Colonial Sexual Economy

Brooke N. Newman

in A Dark Inheritance: Blood, Race, and Sex in Colonial Jamaica

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780300225556
eISBN:
9780300240979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300225556.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Offering a narrative case study of two families in colonial Jamaica, the Taylors/Tailyours and the Johnstons, chapter 4 shows how customary practice and personal whim regulated the illicit unions ... More


Enslaved Women and British Comic Culture

Brooke N. Newman

in A Dark Inheritance: Blood, Race, and Sex in Colonial Jamaica

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780300225556
eISBN:
9780300240979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300225556.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Chapter 5 shifts focus to metropolitan Britain and the popular imaginary. Through analysis of satirical prints, plays, songs, novels, and poems, it shows how visual and literary representations of ... More


Reaching across the Barbed Wire: Interracial Friendships in Young Adult Japanese American Incarceration Literature

Traise Yamamoto

in Growing Up Asian American in Young Adult Fiction

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496815064
eISBN:
9781496815101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496815064.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Through close examination of six texts, this essay traces the use of interracial friendship as a key trope in Young Adult literature about Japanese American incarceration during WWII. It argues that ... More


Bridging Race and Peace: The AFSC in Good Times and Bad, 1927–1931

Allan W. Austin

in Quaker Brotherhood: Interracial Activism and the American Friends Service Committee, 1917-1950

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037047
eISBN:
9780252094156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037047.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter examines the American Interracial Peace Committee (AIPC), a determined effort to link interracial work with the peace activism. Created in early 1927 and almost wholly subsidized by the ... More


Postwar Campaigns for Citizens’ Rights

Tracy E. K’Meyer

in Civil Rights in the Gateway to the South: Louisville, Kentucky, 1945-1980

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125398
eISBN:
9780813135274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125398.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses the story of the Interracial Hospital Movement (IHM) which contains many of the elements characteristic of the early civil rights movement in postwar Louisville. It provides ... More


“Everything His Father Was Not”: Fatherhood and Father Figures in Barack Obama’s First Term

Heidi Ardizzone

in Race and the Obama Phenomenon: The Vision of a More Perfect Multiracial Union

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781628460216
eISBN:
9781626740426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628460216.003.0012
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines Obama’s performance as a father and its role in his political career. His public interactions with children are part of his own self-representation and the political ... More


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