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Melting Whites and Liberated Latinas: Identity, Fate, and Character in Fools Rush in

Paul C. Taylor

in Ethics at the Cinema

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195320398
eISBN:
9780199869534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195320398.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

In the 1997 film, Fools Rush In, a young Chicana (Selma Hayek) marries, divorces, and remarries a young Anglo businessman (Matthew Perry). The film uses this narrative, and the devices that the genre ... More


The Rise of the Carolina Klan

David Cunningham

in Klansville, U.S.A.: The Rise and Fall of the Civil Rights-Era Ku Klux Klan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199752027
eISBN:
9780199979431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199752027.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter provides a detailed overview of the Carolina Klan's spectacular rise in 1964 and 1965, constructing a close portrait of Imperial Wizard Robert Shelton, Grand Dragon Bob Jones, and other ... More


Remarriage (1876)

Sefton D. Temkin

in Creating American Reform Judaism: Life and Times of Isaac Mayer Wise

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774457
eISBN:
9781800340930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774457.003.0043
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses Isaac Mayer Wise’s remarriage. In 1876, the American Israelite announced Wise’s ‘co-partnership’ with Selma Bondi, of New York, the daughter of the late Rev. Jonas Bondi, ... More


Conclusion

Yvonne Ryan

in Roy Wilkins: The Quiet Revolutionary and the NAACP

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813143798
eISBN:
9780813144467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813143798.003.0009
Subject:
History, African-American History

If Roy Wilkins was not quite a revolutionary, he did dedicate his life to what he called the most radical idea, that of the eradication of racial segregation in American society, and did so by using ... More


Dorothy Height: October 5, 1963, First Baptist Church, Selma, Alabama

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/9781604731071.003.0026
Subject:
History, African-American History

Born on March 24, 1912, in Richmond, Virginia, Dorothy Irene Height attended public schools in Rankin, Pennsylvania. Known for her oratorical skills, Height led the United Christian Youth Movement, ... More


Sex and Civil Rights, 1963–1965

Stacy Braukman

in Communists and Perverts under the Palms: The Johns Committee in Florida, 1956-1965

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813039824
eISBN:
9780813043166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813039824.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter covers 1963–65 and explores the USF investigation, which began in secret and ended up bitterly dividing critics of liberal education and supporters of academic freedom. It recounts later ... More


Conclusion: Cloud, Fire, and Beyond

Herbert Robinson Marbury

in Pillars of Cloud and Fire: The Politics of Exodus in African American Biblical Interpretation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479835966
eISBN:
9781479875030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479835966.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This concluding chapter looks at the contemporary world and the ongoing deployment of exodus within a politics of freedom. Black political freedom as a primary goal recedes and becomes but one among ... More


“Christ Did Not Build any Racial Walls”: Church Desegregation Campaigns, 1961–65

Stephen R. Haynes

in The Last Segregated Hour: The Memphis Kneel-Ins and the Campaign for Southern Church Desegregation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195395051
eISBN:
9780199979288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395051.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter describes church desegregation campaigns between 1961 and 1966, with major focus on Albany, Atlanta, Birmingham, Jackson, Mississippi, Saint Augustine, Selma and Montgomery.


Tunisia Florence Martin

Mette Hjort and Duncan Petrie

in The Cinema of Small Nations

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625369
eISBN:
9780748671151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625369.003.0013
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

To understand Tunisian cinema means to interrogate the history of its complex relationship with the state, the genesis of its filmic discourse, and its relationship with its audience at home and ... More


The Voter Education Project, 1962–1964

Evan Faulkenbury

in Poll Power: The Voter Education Project and the Movement for the Ballot in the American South

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469652009
eISBN:
9781469651330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469652009.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter explores how the VEP empowered 129 separate African American voter campaigns during this period, spending over a million dollars, and registering 688,000 black southerners. This chapter ... More


Three Films for Young Adults and Families: Selma, Lord, Selma (1999), Finding Buck Mchenry (2000), Nightjohn (1996)

James Naremore

in Charles Burnett: A Cinema of Symbolic Knowledge

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520285521
eISBN:
9780520960954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285521.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Burnett made three television films about black history aimed chiefly at children or young adults and their families. This chapter examines all three, giving primary attention to Nightjohn, which is ... More


“So Much Taking Place … So Rapidly”: Citizenship Education in Mississippi and Alabama, 1965–1967

Deanna M. Gillespie

in The Citizenship Education Program and Black Women's Political Culture

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780813066943
eISBN:
9780813067155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066943.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In 1965, Victoria Gray struggled to sustain the Citizenship Education Program during the ongoing Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party (MFDP) Congressional challenge. At the same time, the Southern ... More


Becoming the AIDS Scribe

Andrew E. Stoner

in The Journalist of Castro Street: The Life of Randy Shilts

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042485
eISBN:
9780252051326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042485.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

Shilts joins The San Francisco Chronicle as its first openly gay reporter on the newsroom staff. Hired to cover the “gay beat” in San Francisco, Shilts also is given general assignment stories. ... More


Unfinished Work

Andrew E. Stoner

in The Journalist of Castro Street: The Life of Randy Shilts

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042485
eISBN:
9780252051326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042485.003.0016
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

One of Shilts’s last interviews, with Steve Kroft from CBS’ 60 Minutes, considers his breakthrough role as a gay journalist. Shilts’s future plans for a book about alleged sexual abuse inside the ... More


Shall We Overcome?: Music and the Movement

Imani Perry

in May We Forever Stand: A History of the Black National Anthem

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469638607
eISBN:
9781469638621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469638607.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter traces the development of the modern civil rights movement and the eventual displacement of Lift Every Voice and Sing by “freedom songs.” Nevertheless, the anthem continued to resonate, ... More


Blind Spots and Double Vision: Dancer in the Dark

Victoria Wohl

in Politics, Theory, and Film: Critical Encounters with Lars von Trier

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190600181
eISBN:
9780190600211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190600181.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Comparative Politics

This chapter explores the connection between the politics of Dancer in the Dark (2000) and its cinematic form, by examining the relation between the protagonist Selma’s own private fantasies and the ... More


On the Perimeter of Two Freedom Struggles, 1930–1936

Kimberly D. Hill

in A Higher Mission: The Careers of Alonzo and Althea Brown Edmiston in Central Africa

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813179810
eISBN:
9780813179827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813179810.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter analyzes international power struggles during the final years of the Edmistons’ joint ministry. It shows that African Presbyterian leaders gained more authority within the American ... More


“Brooklyn Stands with Selma”

Brian Purnell

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

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813141824
eISBN:
9780813142609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813141824.003.0009
Subject:
History, African-American History

Brooklyn CORE faded from public light two years before the Black Power movement and Black Nationalism arose to dominate the national civil rights movement, and black Brooklyn’s protest politics. ... More


Nightmare Fury and Public Sacrifice

Gary Dorrien

in Breaking White Supremacy: Martin Luther King Jr. and the Black Social Gospel

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300205619
eISBN:
9780300231359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300205619.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Martin Luther King Jr. was more radical and angry in 1960 than in 1955, more of both in 1965 than in 1960, and more of both in 1968 than ever. The great demonstrations in Birmingham, St. Augustine, ... More


The Context of Civil Rights Litigation

Kent Spriggs (ed.)

in Voices of Civil Rights Lawyers: Reflections from the Deep South, 1964–1980

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054322
eISBN:
9780813053134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054322.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Part 2 provides the context for civil rights litigation and includes chapter 3, “Big Events”; chapter 4, “The Tenor of the Times”; chapter 5, “Arrests of Lawyers (and Other ‘Minor Indignities’)”; and ... More


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