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A Great Racial Commission: Religion and the Construction of White America

Daniel B. Lee

in Race, Nation, and Religion in the Americas

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195149180
eISBN:
9780199835386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195149181.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

During the late nineteenth century, White Americans developed an enduring image of themselves as a superior race with a manifest destiny. They did this by drawing distinctions and observing ... More


Racial Stasis: The Millennial Generation and the Stagnation of Racial Attitudes in American Politics

Christopher D. DeSante and Candis Watts Smith

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226643595
eISBN:
9780226643762
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226643762.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Racial Stasis reveals that rather than the expected upward trend of two steps forward one step back in terms of racial attitudes in America, we witness stagnation. Even though we have seen ... More


James Monroe Trotter and His Forebears

Lawrence Schenbeck

in Racial Uplift and American Music, 1878-1943

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032295
eISBN:
9781617032301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032295.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter explores the rise of the Negro spirituals and the career and the racial-uplift coding of James Monroe Trotter’s book Music and Some Highly Musical People (1878). White Americans first ... More


The Magic City

N. D. B. Connolly

in A World More Concrete: Real Estate and the Remaking of Jim Crow South Florida

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780226115146
eISBN:
9780226135250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226135250.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This is the first of two chapters to explore the early development and experience of residential segregation in South Florida between the 1890s and early 1920s. It focuses on how city officials, ... More


W. E. B. Du Bois and the Uses of Black Music

Lawrence Schenbeck

in Racial Uplift and American Music, 1878-1943

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032295
eISBN:
9781617032301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032295.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter explores role of W.E.B Du Bois in the racial uplift effort in his pageant the Star of Ethiopia. It points out that Du Bois himself took charge of four productions of the pageant from ... More


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