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Freedom's Main Line: The Journey of Reconciliation and the Freedom Rides

Derek Charles Catsam

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125114
eISBN:
9780813135137
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125114.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In 1961, the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) and other civil rights groups began organizing the Freedom Rides. The Freedom Riders were volunteers of different backgrounds who travelled on buses ... More


Racial Discrimination

Mark Bell

in Anti-Discrimination Law and the European Union

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199244508
eISBN:
9780191697371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244508.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, EU Law

This chapter traces the evolution of the European Union (EU) law and policy on racism with the objective of identifying the factors that led the Member States to extend the Union's role in this ... More


Mapping the Development of Health Policies for the Black Population: From the Centenary of Abolition to the Statute of Racial Equality

Kia Lilly Caldwell

in Health Equity in Brazil: Intersections of Gender, Race, and Policy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780252040986
eISBN:
9780252099533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040986.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines the development of health policies for the black population in Brazil from 1988, a year that marked the 100th anniversary of Brazilian abolition and the promulgation of a new ... More


American Pacifism, the “Greatest Generation,” and World War II

Scott H. Bennett

in The United States and the Second World War: New Perspectives on Diplomacy, War, and the Home Front

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823231201
eISBN:
9780823240791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823231201.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines both secular and religious pacifists, the movement's reaction to prewar preparedness, the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, the vital role that peace ... More


From Discourses to Institutionalization: The Racial Equality Directive*

Terri E. Givens and Rhonda Evans Case

in Legislating Equality: The Politics of Antidiscrimination Policy in Europe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780198709015
eISBN:
9780191779602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198709015.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines the passage of the EU’s Racial Equality Directive. The preceding chapter showed that member states did not necessarily want a European policy on racial antidiscrimination, and ... More


The Demise of the Black Popular Front in the Postwar Period

Sara Rzeszutek Haviland

in James and Esther Cooper Jackson: Love and Courage in the Black Freedom Movement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166254
eISBN:
9780813166735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166254.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

The vision Esther and Jack had for the postwar years did not materialize, and they found themselves navigating increasingly intense anti-Communist trends in US politics. The Cold War inaugurated a ... More


The Politics of Transposition in Britain, France, and Germany*

Terri E. Givens and Rhonda Evans Case

in Legislating Equality: The Politics of Antidiscrimination Policy in Europe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780198709015
eISBN:
9780191779602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198709015.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The Racial Equality Directive required the enactment of national legal protections against racial discrimination within three years of its adoption, by July 2003. As described in the previous ... More


A Dream That Occurred or a Dream Deferred?: Race Relations from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to President Barack Hussein Obama

Byron D’Andra Orey, Lakeyta M. Bonnette-Bailey, and Athena M. King

in Dream and Legacy: Dr. Martin Luther King in the Post-Civil Rights Era

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496811844
eISBN:
9781496811882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496811844.003.0008
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter examines the factors which have helped (and inhibited) race relations in the US from the time of Dr. Martin Luther King to the nation’s 44th President, Barack Obama. In this chapter, the ... More


The role of confidence and identity in civic participation: exploring ethnic group differences

Nahid Ahmad

in Social Policy Review 20: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2008

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420763
eISBN:
9781447303473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420763.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter is based on the findings from national research commissioned by the Commission for Racial Equality (CRE), which aimed to examine the differences between ethnic groups in terms of levels ... More


Reconstruction Battles over Racial and Gender Equality

D. H. Dilbeck

in Frederick Douglass: America's Prophet

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781469636184
eISBN:
9781469636191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636184.003.0009
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter covers the Reconstruction era, as Douglass shifted his focus from abolition to the crusade for true racial and gender equality. It explains how Douglass’s uncompromising call for full ... More


A Refugee from His Race: Albion W. Tourgée and His Fight against White Supremacy

Carolyn L. Karcher

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627953
eISBN:
9781469627977
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627953.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

During one of the darkest periods of US history, when white supremacy was entrenching itself throughout the nation, the white writer-jurist-activist Albion W. Tourgée (1838-1905) forged an ... More


Retrenchment 

Terri E. Givens and Rhonda Evans Case

in Legislating Equality: The Politics of Antidiscrimination Policy in Europe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780198709015
eISBN:
9780191779602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198709015.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Ten years after the passage of the Racial Equality Directive many EU governments were slashing funding and moving once-independent entities into larger human rights bodies, thereby diluting their ... More


A Brief International History Of The Nation-State

Itty Abraham

in How India Became Territorial: Foreign Policy, Diaspora, Geopolitics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804791632
eISBN:
9780804792684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804791632.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter offers a historical summary of the emergence of the territorial nation-state as a universal political standard. It highlights an unequal and heterogeneous international system that ... More


Fighting Jim Crow in the County of Kings: The Congress of Racial Equality in Brooklyn

Brian Purnell

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813141824
eISBN:
9780813142609
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813141824.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book documents the history of Brooklyn CORE from 1960-1964. The everyday, internal dynamics of this interracial chapter, and its relationship with National CORE and the wider movement, take ... More


Yours for the Cause of Peace and Brotherhood, 1930s–1960s

Ted Ownby

in Hurtin' Words: Debating Family Problems in the Twentieth-Century South

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469647005
eISBN:
9781469647029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469647005.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter takes seriously the concept of Christian brotherhood, which emerged in the early civil rights years as a family language with the potential to undermine hierarchies involving racial ... More


Analyzing Discourses*

Terri E. Givens and Rhonda Evans Case

in Legislating Equality: The Politics of Antidiscrimination Policy in Europe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780198709015
eISBN:
9780191779602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198709015.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines the development of antidiscrimination policy using a quantitative approach to discourse analysis. A series of documents is analyzed, beginning with the European Parliament’s ... More


Priscilla Stephens: July 1, 1960, KPFA Broadcast, Berkeley, California

Davis W. Houck and David E. Dixon

in Women and the Civil Rights Movement, 1954-1965

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604731071
eISBN:
9781604737608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604731071.003.0015
Subject:
History, African-American History

Born in August 1938 in Quincy, Florida, Priscilla Stephens was a civil rights activist along with her sister, Patricia. Priscilla and Patricia Stephens’s activism stemmed from an event of the ... More


Youth Activism and the NAACP

Lee Sartain

in Borders of Equality: The NAACP and the Baltimore Civil Rights Struggle, 1914-1970

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037511
eISBN:
9781621039303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037511.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the youth movement in Baltimore, from early NAACP college chapters to other groups in the 1960s. It looks at the NAACP’s creation of Youth Councils and College Chapters to ... More


After Brown, Part One: The Tactics of Respectability

Anne Stefani

in Unlikely Dissenters: White Southern Women in the Fight for Racial Justice, 1920-1970

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060767
eISBN:
9780813051260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060767.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter analyzes the evolution of the first generation of women racial reformers after the 1954 Brown decision. Brown marked a turning point in the history of these “lady activists” for it led ... More


The Road to Amsterdam, Paved with Whose Intentions?*

Terri E. Givens and Rhonda Evans Case

in Legislating Equality: The Politics of Antidiscrimination Policy in Europe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780198709015
eISBN:
9780191779602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198709015.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter analyzes developments in antidiscrimination policy at the supranational level. In 1997, thirteen years after the European Parliament first placed the issue of racism on the European ... More


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