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Introduction

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/9780520292109.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This introductory chapter briefly captures the major themes covered in this book. It explores three key concepts regarding Black Power: how the ideas, tactics, and language readily associated with ... More


The Dilemma of the White South

Robert E. Luckett

in Joe T. Patterson and the White South's Dilemma: Evolving Resistance to Black Advancement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781496802699
eISBN:
9781496802736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496802699.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book explores the history of white resistance to black advancement in the South by focusing on the career of Joe T. Patterson, who led the legal defense for Jim Crow in Mississippi as the ... More


Black Advancement and Federal Intervention

Robert E. Luckett

in Joe T. Patterson and the White South's Dilemma: Evolving Resistance to Black Advancement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781496802699
eISBN:
9781496802736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496802699.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines Joe T. Patterson's advocacy of racist principles to thwart black advancement and federal intervention. By 1960, the modern civil rights movement was gaining momentum as ... More


“Sowing the Seed of Hatred and Prejudice”

Brent M. S. Campney

in This Is Not Dixie: Racist Violence in Kansas, 1861-1927

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039508
eISBN:
9780252097614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039508.003.0008
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter chronicles how white businessmen and workers conspired to push blacks to the margins of the economy. In the last decade of the nineteenth century and particularly in the first decade of ... More


Introduction: History, White Religion, and the Civil Rights Movement

Carolyn Renée Dupont

in Mississippi Praying: Southern White Evangelicals and the Civil Rights Movement, 1945-1975

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814708415
eISBN:
9780814723876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814708415.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This introductory chapter depicts a foreign landscape where its inhabitants understood the Christian faith and its implications quite differently from the meanings given by contemporary believers. It ... More


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