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Prison Power: How Prison Influenced the Movement for Black Liberation

Lisa M. Corrigan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781496809070
eISBN:
9781496809117
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496809070.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Prison Power centers imprisonment in the history of black liberation as a rhetorical, theoretical, physical, and media resource as activists developed movement tactics and ideology to counter white ... More


Latter-day Saint Re-Interest in Nauvoo

Scott C. Esplin

in Return to the City of Joseph: Modern Mormonism's Contest for the Soul of Nauvoo

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042102
eISBN:
9780252050855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042102.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

While the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints utilized the Smith family properties in Nauvoo, Illinois, their religious siblings in the American West, The Church of Jesus Christ ... More


Cultural Affirmation of Non-Criminal Identity

Anindita Mukhopadhyay

in Behind The Mask: The Cultural Definition of the Legal Subject in Colonial Bengal (1715-1911)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195680836
eISBN:
9780199080700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195680836.003.0026
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter focuses on the assumptions of the bhadralok about the ideal nature of the rule of law, which fed into the construction of the nation. It deals with the development of a mindset of the ... More


Across the Black Water: The Andaman Archives

Akshaya K. Rath (ed.)

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780190130558
eISBN:
9789391050399
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190130558.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

From 1857 to 1947, the Empire negotiated with thousands of Indian prisoners to form a convict society in the Andaman Penal Settlement and built an elaborate archive. Devised by punishment and reward, ... More


Magnificent Losers

James C. Nicholson

in Racing for America: The Horse Race of the Century and the Redemption of a Sport

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780813180649
eISBN:
9780813180687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813180649.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

Chapter Seven covers the fallout from the Race of the Century. After being embraced as "magnificent losers" in America, team Papyrus returned home to a disappointed nation full of critics of the ... More


“Birmingham Jail”/“Six Months Ain’t Long”: Ezra Hill and Henry Johnson [Robinette and Moore]/Marlow and Young [Rutherford and Foster] Champion 15750

Tony Russell

in Rural Rhythm: The Story of Old-Time Country Music in 78 Records

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190091187
eISBN:
9780190091217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190091187.003.0037
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

This chapter discusses Melvin Robinette, Byrd Moore, Leonard Rutherford, John Foster, “Birmingham Jail”, “Six Months Ain’t Long”, Gennett Records, old-time music


Lit by Each Other’s Light: Women’s Writing at Cook County Jail

Anne Fowell Stanford

in Interrupted Life: Experiences of Incarcerated Women in the United States

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252493
eISBN:
9780520944565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252493.003.0033
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Cook County Jail in Chicago detains between 1,100 and 1,200 women on any given day, most of whom are there for non-violent offenses. The author of this chapter talks about when she started offering ... More


Violent Interruptions

Noelle Paley and Joshua Price

in Interrupted Life: Experiences of Incarcerated Women in the United States

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252493
eISBN:
9780520944565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252493.003.0085
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The criminal justice system can interrupt the reproductive lives of poor women of color and poor white women in many different ways; separate them from their offspring and their loved ones; and tear ... More


The Prison Museum and Media Use in the Contemporary Prison

Alison Griffiths

in Carceral Fantasies: Cinema and Prison in Early Twentieth-Century America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231161060
eISBN:
9780231541565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161060.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The book closes with an examination of the contemporary period, with brief discussion of several prison museums and current media access in Sing Sing prison, the subject of Chapter Four. The prison ... More


The President, a Man of His Words

John D. French

in Lula and His Politics of Cunning: From Metalworker to President of Brazil

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781469655765
eISBN:
9781469655789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469655765.003.0018
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines whether Lula’s popularity as President (2003-2010) reflect substantive achievements by his government. Was Lula’s success an accomplishment to be hailed or a dubious deviation ... More


Prison Power: Speaking and Writing Black Resistance

Lisa M. Corrigan

in Prison Power: How Prison Influenced the Movement for Black Liberation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781496809070
eISBN:
9781496809117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496809070.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter traces rhetorical and political history of imprisonment before and after the birth of Black Power, focusing on major moments of activist imprisonment as well as movement discourses ... More


Introduction

Lisa M. Corrigan

in Prison Power: How Prison Influenced the Movement for Black Liberation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781496809070
eISBN:
9781496809117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496809070.003.0011
Subject:
History, African-American History

This introduction discusses the beginnings of the “jail, no bail” strategy in the southern civil rights movement, introduces the Black Power vernacular as a critical optic of the book, and charts the ... More


Trials and Tribulations

Bruce Dancis

in Resister: A Story of Protest and Prison during the Vietnam War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452420
eISBN:
9780801470417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452420.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The author recounts his trial and imprisonment as a result of his resistance to the draft. He first talks about his one-day trial before the U.S. District Court in Syracuse, presided by Judge Edmund ... More


Social Distance: Gay and Transgender Unit

David Skarbek

in The Puzzle of Prison Order: Why Life Behind Bars Varies Around the World

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780190672492
eISBN:
9780190090234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190672492.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Chapter 7 looks at the special housing unit for gay and transgender prisoners in the Los Angeles County Jail. This unit houses a small population, and many of the residents know each other from ... More


The Heart of the Movement: Boycotts, Sit-Ins, Freedom Rides, Mass Demonstrations

Elaine Allen Lechtreck

in Southern White Ministers and the Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496817525
eISBN:
9781496817570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496817525.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The chapter reveals the violence associated with the Civil Rights Movement, the courage of African American activists (Martin Luther King, Rosa Parks, Medgar Evers) and the small minority of southern ... More


DEATH ON THE SUWANNEE

Virginia Lynn Moylan

in Zora Neale Hurston's Final Decade

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813035789
eISBN:
9780813046228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035789.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter provides a detailed account of Hurston’s involvement in and coverage of the sensational murder trial of Ruby McCollum, a black woman accused of killing her white lover in Live Oak, ... More


Controlling the Black Body: Internal and External Challenges

Ula Yvette Taylor

in The Promise of Patriarchy: Women and the Nation of Islam

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469633930
eISBN:
9781469633954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633930.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter introduces Burnsteen Sharrieff, W.D. Fard’s secretary, and the Final Call to Islam, a newspaper edited by Elijah Mohammad. Obsessed with maintaining a slim body, Allah Temple of Islam ... More


Aftermath 1842–

Lawrence M. Crutcher

in George Keats of Kentucky: A Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813136882
eISBN:
9780813141411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136882.003.0016
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Georgiana continues to party in the palace, and a year later marries a Scotsman, John Jeffrey, who is twenty years younger. James Freeman Clarke writes a touching Sketch of George in The Dial. Isabel ... More


An American Negro Gandhi?

Zoe A. Colley

in Ain't Scared of Your Jail: Arrest, Imprisonment, and the Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042411
eISBN:
9780813043050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042411.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 1 focuses on the efforts of the black community in Montgomery, Alabama, to desegregate the city's buses between 1955 and 1956. It explores the way in which city authorities attempted to ... More


Jail-No-Bail!

Zoe A. Colley

in Ain't Scared of Your Jail: Arrest, Imprisonment, and the Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042411
eISBN:
9780813043050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042411.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 2 examines the 1960 sit-in movement and the increasingly determined efforts of white authorities to suppress protests via mass arrest. During this period, student protesters developed an ... More


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