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Coming Home

Philip Jenkins

in The Next Christendom: The Coming of Global Christianity

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195146165
eISBN:
9780199834341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195146166.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses possible responses of the global North to the rise of a new global Christianity emanating from the Southern churches, where the future of Christianity may well lie. Although no ... More


The Making of a Movement

Kenneth Robert Janken

in The Wilmington Ten: Violence, Injustice, and the Rise of Black Politics in the 1970s

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624839
eISBN:
9781469624853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624839.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

The growth of the movement in Wilmington was stimulated by the presence of organizations dedicated to breaking through the suffocating restrictions of paternalism that the white elite of North ... More


The Black Church Confronts the HIV/AIDS Crisis

Andrew Billingsley

in Mighty Like a River: The Black Church and Social Reform

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195161793
eISBN:
9780199849512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195161793.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses the participation of the black church in the HIV/AIDS crisis. Some churches, such as the First A.M.E. Church of Los Angeles, actively promote the use of condoms as part of ... More


Standing Up and Speaking Out: Hindu Americans and Christian Normativity in Metro Atlanta

Khyati Y. Joshi

in Asian Americans in Dixie: Race and Migration in the South

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037832
eISBN:
9780252095955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037832.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter focuses on the significance of race, ethnicity, and religion by discussing how and why a group of Hindus in Metro Atlanta came together to challenge Southern Christian normativity. As ... More


Redeeming the Soul of America

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/9780300205619.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Martin Luther King Jr. grew up in a black southern clerical family, earned graduate degrees at Crozer Seminary and Boston University School of Theology, and electrified the Montgomery boycott on its ... More


Anne Braden: September 27, 1962, Annual Convention Of Southern Christian Leadership Conference, Birmingham, 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/9781604731071.003.0022
Subject:
History, African-American History

Born on July 28, 1924, in Louisville, Kentucky, Anne Gambrell McCarty Braden belonged to a family of genteel middle-class segregationists. Braden was exposed to the stifling constraints of race, ... More


Constance Baker Motley: August 9, 1965, Southern Christian Leadership Conference, Birmingham, 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/9781604731071.003.0039
Subject:
History, African-American History

Born on September 14, 1921, in New Haven, Connecticut, Constance Baker Motley experienced discrimination at the age of fifteen when she was turned away from a public beach for her dark skin. In 1964 ... More


Dreams and Shadows: Martin Luther King Jr., the FBI, and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference

Sylvester A. Johnson

in FBI and Religion: Faith and National Security before and after 9/11

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520287273
eISBN:
9780520962422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520287273.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explains how the FBI targeted Martin Luther King, Jr. as an exceptional and uniquely dangerous threat to the nation’s internal security. The author demonstrates the numerous efforts by ... More


Dorothy Cotton: June 18, 1965, Scope Orientation Session, 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/9781604731071.003.0037
Subject:
History, African-American History

Born during the Great Depression in Goldsboro, North Carolina, Dorothy Lee Foreman Cotton was a civil rights activist who put herself through school at Shaw University by working as a housekeeper for ... More


“Tears of Joy”

Vaughn A. Booker

in Lift Every Voice and Swing: Black Musicians and Religious Culture in the Jazz Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479892327
eISBN:
9781479801831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479892327.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter centers the jazz vocalist Ella Fitzgerald’s career as a racial crossover artist, whose early career was critical to securing jazz as a profession for race representation. After emerging ... More


Victoria Gray: May 1964, Wisconsin

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/9781604731071.003.0031
Subject:
History, African-American History

Born on November 5, 1926, in the all-black community of Palmer’s Crossing in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, Victoria Jackson Gray Adams got involved in the civil rights movement by accident. In the spring ... More


The Movement Evolves

J. Michael Butler

in Beyond Integration: The Black Freedom Struggle in Escambia County, Florida, 1960-1980

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469627472
eISBN:
9781469627496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627472.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

The 1964 transfer of Reverend W. C. Dobbins to an Alabama church changed the nature and the focus of the continuing black freedom struggle. Reverend H. K. Matthews asserted himself as the leading ... More


“All the Way with LBJ”

Simeon Booker

in Shocking the Conscience: A Reporter's Account of the Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037894
eISBN:
9781617037900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037894.003.0019
Subject:
History, African-American History

During his Inaugural Ball, Lyndon B. Johnson danced with a Negro woman, Lynette Taylor. What he did was something no American president had ever done before. Many blacks were represented in 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


Forcing the Better Argument

Erin R. Pineda

in Seeing Like an Activist: Civil Disobedience and the Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197526422
eISBN:
9780197526460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197526422.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Political Theory

This chapter details the outward-facing dynamics of civil disobedience by examining the tactics employed in the 1963 Birmingham Campaign. Though Birmingham is often memorialized as the pinnacle of ... More


SCLC Goes to Washington: The 1968 Poor People’s Campaign

Lauren Pearlman

in Democracy's Capital: Black Political Power in Washington, D.C., 1960s-1970s

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781469653907
eISBN:
9781469653921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653907.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

Five years after the March on Washington and just one month after the April 1968 riots, the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) returned to Washington, D.C., to stage the Poor People’s ... More


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