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You Can’t Shoot All of Us: Radical Politics, Machine Politics, and Law and Order in the Great Depression

Simon Balto

in Occupied Territory: Policing Black Chicago from Red Summer to Black Power

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469649597
eISBN:
9781469649610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469649597.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The book’s second chapter covers the decade of the Great Depression and the World War II years. One of its principal focuses is the rise of Chicago’s infamous Democratic machine, which emerged as the ... More


The Better America Federation and Big Business’s War on Labor

Nick Fischer

in Spider Web: The Birth of American Anticommunism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040023
eISBN:
9780252098222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040023.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the role of the Better America Federation (BAF), a business lobby headquartered in Los Angeles, in promoting the doctrine and practice of anticommunism during the interwar ... More


The Rap Sheet: The Nimble Surveillance State

Max Felker-Kantor

in Policing Los Angeles: Race, Resistance, and the Rise of the LAPD

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469646831
eISBN:
9781469646855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646831.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

The LAPD’s ability to maintain its independent partisan power in the face of procedural reforms and antipolice protest rested on its intelligence operations. Police spying, this chapter shows, ... More


Coda Maintenance, Reconstruction, and Demolition: Contests for Black Creative Control

Jonathan Fenderson

in Building the Black Arts Movement: Hoyt Fuller and the Cultural Politics of the 1960s

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780252042430
eISBN:
9780252051272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042430.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

The coda gives a snapshot of three critical institutional arrangements that offer a framework for understanding the end of the Black Arts movement. Each of these three institutions--Howard ... More


Reds at the Blackboard: Communism, Civil Rights, and the New York City Teachers Union

Clarence Taylor

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152693
eISBN:
9780231526487
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152693.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The New York City Teachers Union shares a deep history with the American left, having participated in some of its most explosive battles. Established in 1916, the union maintained an early, ... More


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