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Introduction

Kristina DuRocher

in Raising Racists: The Socialization of White Children in the Jim Crow South

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813130019
eISBN:
9780813135571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813130019.003.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This book examines the role that white southern children played in the racial brutality of the Jim Crow South. The mass mob lynching ritual not only served as a means to repress African American ... More


“My Mother had Warned me about this”:: Parental Socialization in the Jim Crow South

Kristina DuRocher

in Raising Racists: The Socialization of White Children in the Jim Crow South

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813130019
eISBN:
9780813135571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813130019.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

The lessons that white southern parents taught their children regarding their identity during the Jim Crow era revolved mainly on race and gender. To ensure the preservation of white supremacy and ... More


Conclusion

Devin Caughey

in The Unsolid South

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691181806
eISBN:
9780691184005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691181806.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses the implications of the revisionist portrait of Southern politics introduced in the previous chapters. It begins by considering how much the South has changed since the ... More


The Whites Got the Best: The Early Twentieth Century

John M. Coggeshall

in Liberia, South Carolina: An African American Appalachian Community

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469640853
eISBN:
9781469640877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640853.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter presents the story of Liberia during the early twentieth century, through the Depression and the world wars. As the nation’s economy changes, African Americans continue to abandon the ... More


“The Course My Life was to Take”:: The Violent Reality of White Youth’s Socialization

Kristina DuRocher

in Raising Racists: The Socialization of White Children in the Jim Crow South

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813130019
eISBN:
9780813135571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813130019.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

Indoctrinated by their parents and the community to believe in white supremacy, many white children in the Jim Crow South saw incidents of racial violence as natural and inherent to the racial order ... More


“Is this the Man?”:: White Girls’ Participation in Southern Lynchings

Kristina DuRocher

in Raising Racists: The Socialization of White Children in the Jim Crow South

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813130019
eISBN:
9780813135571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813130019.003.0007
Subject:
History, Social History

The high number of white girls and teenagers who accused black men of sexual assault in the Jim Crow South brings into question their motivations for doing so and the reasons why the white community ... More


Francis Butler Simkins: A Life

James S. Humphreys

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032658
eISBN:
9780813039411
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032658.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Few men make their mark in their profession as indelibly as historian Francis Butler Simkins (1897–1966). Known as an eccentric, Simkins is almost as famous for falling asleep while performing his ... More


Thirty Years Too Soon: Gideon's Army Invades Dixie

Thomas W. Devine

in Henry Wallace's 1948 Presidential Campaign and the Future of Postwar Liberalism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469602035
eISBN:
9781469607924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469602035.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter focuses on Henry A. Wallace's weeklong, seven-state southern tour that would provide his third party crusade with many of its most dramatic moments. Wallace's decision to challenge ... More


Conclusion

Kristina DuRocher

in Raising Racists: The Socialization of White Children in the Jim Crow South

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813130019
eISBN:
9780813135571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813130019.003.0008
Subject:
History, Social History

During the Jim Crow era, white southerners struggled to maintain cultural, political, and economic control as African Americans and reformers began to gain ground in their fight to eliminate ... More


Sharecropping, Risk, Time, and Agency: Fattening Frogs for Snakes

Julia Simon

in Time in the Blues

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190666552
eISBN:
9780190666583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190666552.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music, Popular

This chapter delves into the ways in which sharecropping, as a ubiquitous structuring principle in the Jim Crow South, affected the perception and understanding of time, particularly for ... More


Defending Her Honor: Interracial Sexual Violence, Silences, and Respectability

LaKisha Michelle Simmons

in Crescent City Girls

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469622804
eISBN:
9781469622828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622804.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter explores incidents of interracial sexual violence as well as the contradictions young black women faced as they attempted to act respectably in the face of sexual violence. It highlights ... More


The Times Ahead Are Fearful: The Late Nineteenth Century

John M. Coggeshall

in Liberia, South Carolina: An African American Appalachian Community

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469640853
eISBN:
9781469640877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640853.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter documents the founding of Liberia and its flourishing during the late 19th century. Discussion includes the names of the founders, the methods of acquiring land, and the reasons for the ... More


Lessons in Citizenship: Confronting the Limits of Curricular Equalization in the Jim Crow South

Sarah Caroline Thuesen

in Greater than Equal: African American Struggles for Schools and Citizenship in North Carolina, 1919-1965

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807839300
eISBN:
9781469612744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807839300.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

In the battle of equality education, African Americans first had to challenge the assumptions made by whites about black intellectual inferiority. This chapter focuses on the achievements that black ... More


Politics and Religion in the White South

Glenn Feldman (ed.)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813123639
eISBN:
9780813134758
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813123639.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Politics, while always an integral part of the daily life in the southern United States, took on a new level of importance after the Civil War. Today, political strategists view the South as an ... More


Introduction

Lorraine Gates Schuyler

in The Weight of Their Votes: Southern Women and Political Leverage in the 1920s

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830666
eISBN:
9781469606224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876695_schuyler.4
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter, which explores the effects of woman suffrage in the repressive Jim Crow South by assessing the significance of two fierce struggles for the right to vote, notes that in 1848, the ... More


Julius Chambers: A Life in the Legal Struggle for Civil Rights

Richard A. Rosen and Joseph Mosnier

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469628547
eISBN:
9781469628561
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628547.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Born in the hamlet of Mount Gilead, North Carolina, Julius Chambers (1936–2013) escaped the fetters of the Jim Crow South to emerge in the 1960s and 1970s as the nation’s leading African American ... More


Child of the Jim Crow South

Richard A. Rosen and Joseph Mosnier

in Julius Chambers: A Life in the Legal Struggle for Civil Rights

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469628547
eISBN:
9781469628561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628547.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter tells the story of the Depression-era, Jim Crow world from which Julius LeVonne Chambers emerged, recounting his childhood, family, and formative experiences. LeVonne Chambers (Julius ... More


Conclusion

Lorraine Gates Schuyler

in The Weight of Their Votes: Southern Women and Political Leverage in the 1920s

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830666
eISBN:
9781469606224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876695_schuyler.12
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter, which explores the effects of woman suffrage in the repressive Jim Crow South by assessing the significance of two fierce struggles for the right to vote, notes that in 1848, the ... More


Seems Like Murder Here: Southern Violence and the Blues Tradition

Adam Gussow

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226310978
eISBN:
9780226311005
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226311005.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Winner of the 2004 C. Hugh Holman Award from the Society for the Study of Southern Literature, this book offers a new account of the blues tradition. Far from mere laments about lost loves and hard ... More


“Completely Surrounded by Screens”: A Raced Identity

Wanda A. Hendricks

in Fannie Barrier Williams: Crossing the Borders of Region and Race

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038112
eISBN:
9780252095870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038112.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines Fannie Barrier Williams' move to Jim Crow South in the late nineteenth century and how she was exposed to the complexity of segregation there. Barrier left Brockport in 1875 to ... More


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