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Introduction

Angela Hornsby-Gutting

in Black Manhood and Community Building in North Carolina, 1900–1930

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032931
eISBN:
9780813039404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032931.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

This introductory chapter sets out the purpose of the book, which is to show how North Carolina's black men and women were equally engaged in community-based activism during the Jim Crow era. Central ... More


The Unsolid South

Devin Caughey

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691181806
eISBN:
9780691184005
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691181806.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

During the Jim Crow era, the Democratic Party dominated the American South, presiding over a racially segregated society while also playing an outsized role in national politics. This book provides ... More


A Street Where Girls Were Meddled: Insults and Street Harassment

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/9781469622804.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter analyzes young black women's experiences on two specific streets in New Orleans, Canal Street and Rampart Street, during the Jim Crow era. It examines how black girls learned racial ... More


A Table Prepared by Our Enemies

Matthew Harper

in The End of Days: African American Religion and Politics in the Age of Emancipation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469629360
eISBN:
9781469629384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629360.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter explains how black southerners interpreted early Jim Crow politics in light of the theological expectations they held from emancipation. Despite new forms of segregation, intensified ... More


African American Sensations: Jim Crow Justice and the Richmond Planet

Michael Ayers Trotti

in The Body in the Reservoir: Murder and Sensationalism in the South

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831786
eISBN:
9781469604374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899038_trotti.8
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the saga of the Lunenburg women, which provides a sort of best-case scenario for blacks facing southern justice in the Jim Crow era. The Lunenburg women resided in Virginia ... More


Introduction: Thinking Interstitially

Leslie Bow

in Partly Colored: Asian Americans and Racial Anomaly in the Segregated South

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814791325
eISBN:
9780814739129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791325.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This introductory chapter briefly explores the lives of Asian-Americans—people of “mixed color”—in the Jim Crow-era American South. Their presence offered a challenge to a society polarized by color ... More


Citizenship Education for a Segregated Nation

Elizabeth Gillespie McRae

in Mothers of Massive Resistance: White Women and the Politics of White Supremacy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190271718
eISBN:
9780190271749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190271718.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the 1920s from Athens, Georgia, Mildred Lewis Rutherford called on white southerners to ensure that the public school maintained racial segregation and the curriculum provided a white supremacist ... More


Partly Colored: Asian Americans and Racial Anomaly in the Segregated South

Leslie Bow

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814791325
eISBN:
9780814739129
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791325.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Arkansas, 1943. The Deep South during the heart of Jim Crow-era segregation. A Japanese-American person boards a bus, and immediately is faced with a dilemma. Not white. Not black. Where to sit? By ... More


Conclusion

Angela Hornsby-Gutting

in Black Manhood and Community Building in North Carolina, 1900–1930

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032931
eISBN:
9780813039404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032931.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter summarizes the discussions in the preceding chapters and presents some concluding thoughts from the author. This book has situated gender (analysis of black manhood and womanhood) more ... More


Epilogue: Some Great Plan

Matthew Harper

in The End of Days: African American Religion and Politics in the Age of Emancipation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469629360
eISBN:
9781469629384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629360.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

By the 1910s, even as some cities held major parades for the semincentennial anniversary of emancipation, annual emancipation day celebrations were already ending in some places. Some black leaders, ... More


“The cry of the Negro should not be remember the Maine, but remember the hanging of Bush”: African American Responses to Lynching in Decatur, Illinois, 1893

Sundiata Keita Cha-Jua

in Lynching Beyond Dixie: American Mob Violence Outside the South

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037467
eISBN:
9780252094651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037467.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter analyzes lynching scholars' treatment of African American resistance, and traces African American responses to that racially inspired mob murder in central Illinois in the early years of ... More


River of Hope: Black Politics and the Memphis Freedom Movement, 18651954

Elizabeth Gritter

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813144504
eISBN:
9780813145150
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813144504.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Because the vast majority of black southerners were disenfranchised, most historians have overlooked those who engaged in formal political activities from the late nineteenth century through the ... More


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