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Armed Resistance and the Mississippi Movement

Simon Wendt

in The Spirit and the Shotgun: Armed Resistance and the Struggle for Civil Rights

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813030180
eISBN:
9780813051543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813030180.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter describes some of the struggles faced by the Mississippi freedom movement. As the stronghold of southern white supremacy, Mississippi became the nightmare of many civil rights activists. ... More


The Spirit and the Shotgun: Armed Resistance and the Struggle for Civil Rights

Simon Wendt

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813030180
eISBN:
9780813051543
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813030180.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book explores the role of armed self-defense in tandem with nonviolent protests in the African American freedom struggle of the 1950s and 1960s. Confronted with violent attacks by the Ku Klux ... More


Conclusion

Simon Wendt

in The Spirit and the Shotgun: Armed Resistance and the Struggle for Civil Rights

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813030180
eISBN:
9780813051543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813030180.003.0008
Subject:
History, African-American History

This concluding chapter describes how armed self-defense could be detrimental to the Black Power movement. Clashes between black armed groups and the Ku Klux Klan underscore that armed resistance to ... More


Black Power and White Fear

Simon Wendt

in The Spirit and the Shotgun: Armed Resistance and the Struggle for Civil Rights

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813030180
eISBN:
9780813051543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813030180.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses the introduction of the slogan “Black Power” by the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) chairman Stokely Carmichael in a march as a response to the shooting of ... More


Conceptions of Revolution and violence, 1961–1967

Daniel Burton-Rose

in Guerrilla USA: The George Jackson Brigade and the Anticapitalist Underground of the 1970s

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520264281
eISBN:
9780520936485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520264281.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In principle, the right to armed self-defense was universally acknowledged in the civil rights movement. Robert Williams, one of the most influential forefathers of the late 1960s Black Power ... More


Vigilante Injustice

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/9781469624839.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter one narrates and contextualizes the Wilmington school boycott and subsequent uprising. The students’ dissatisfaction with the formally desegregated school system in New Hanover County ... More


Black Power Assaults the Black Newspaper

Fred Carroll

in Race News: Black Journalists and the Fight for Racial Justice in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041495
eISBN:
9780252050091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041495.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

The alternative black press grew in popularity and editorial stridency in the 1960s, prompting commercial publishers to try to steer the Black Power Movement into acceptable political channels. ... More


Redemption and Exile

Matthew Harper

in The End of Days: African American Religion and Politics in the Age of Emancipation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469629360
eISBN:
9781469629384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629360.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter offers a in-depth case study to describe how black southerners reconciled their hopes forged at emancipation with the collapse of Reconstruction. After a brief moment of political power ... More


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