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Trouble in My Way: Curriculum, Conflict, and Confrontation at Jackson State University, 1945–1963

Jelani Favors

in The Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781617039331
eISBN:
9781626740037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039331.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the possibilities and the limitations of universities as places for civil rights movement or organizing in Mississippi by focusing on conflict and confrontation at Jackson State ... More


Southscapes: Race, Region, & Reclamation

Thadious M. Davis

in Southscapes: Geographies of Race, Region, and Literature

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835210
eISBN:
9781469602554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869321_davis.4
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter is divided into two sections. The first looks at important books such as From Slavery to Freedom (1947) by John Hope Franklin, which reclaimed both the public and intellectual space of ... More


Elizabeth Catlett: Inheriting the Legacy

Melanie Anne Herzog

in Women Artists of the Harlem Renaissance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781628460339
eISBN:
9781626740488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628460339.003.0009
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter deals with the unique style of Elizabeth Catlett (1915–2012). As an artist, she was able to capture the beauty of dark faces in an expressive manner, showing the sentiments of race, ... More


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