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Black Mayors and Black Progress: The Limits of Black Political Power

Tom Adam Davies

in Mainstreaming Black Power

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520292109
eISBN:
9780520965645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292109.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter assesses how African Americans fared under black political leadership during the 1970s. After first exploring the upsurge in the number of black elected officials from the mid-1960s ... More


Kid Thugs Are Spreading Terror through the Streets: Legitimizing Supervision of Black and Latino/a Youth

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/9781469646831.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

The Watts uprising and anti–police abuse activism ushered in a shift in politics and policing marked by Tom Bradley’s election and his commitment to liberal law-and-order policies. Focusing on the ... More


The Fixer and the Laurel Award

Larry Ceplair and Christopher Trumbo

in Dalton Trumbo: Blacklisted Hollywood Radical

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813146805
eISBN:
9780813154770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813146805.003.0022
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Trumbo’s next important assignment was his most prestigious—adapting Bernard Malamud’s novel The Fixer for Eddie Lewis and John Frankenheimer. Trumbo faced a difficult task, and Malamud did not ... More


After the Unrest: Ten Years of Rebuilding Los Angeles following the Trauma of 1992

William Fulton

in The Resilient City: How Modern Cities Recover from Disaster

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195175844
eISBN:
9780197562246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195175844.003.0020
Subject:
Environmental Science, Natural Disasters

It is always difficult to measure urban resilience, but never more so when the trauma results from civil unrest, as opposed to a natural disaster or enemy attack.With natural disasters, it is ... More


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