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Solving the Boy Problem: Fashioning Boys into Respectable Race Men

Angela Hornsby-Gutting

in Black Manhood and Community Building in North Carolina, 1900–1930

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032931
eISBN:
9780813039404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032931.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines how black men groomed black boys into industrious and respectable men. While histories of African American life under Jim Crow have revealed in great detail the rhetoric and ... More


Flight, Fright, and Freedom: Delinquency and the Construction of Black Masculinity at the Training School for Boys at St. Charles

Tera Eva Agyepong

in Criminalization of Black Children: Race, Gender, and Delinquency in Chicago's Juvenile Justice System, 1899-1945

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469636443
eISBN:
9781469638676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636443.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines how demographic changes at the Illinois Training School for Boys at St. Charles were linked to a punitive turn in institutional policies and state juvenile confinement laws. ... More


In a Classroom of Their Own: The Intersection of Race and Feminist Politics in All-Black Male Schools

Keisha Lindsay

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780252041730
eISBN:
9780252050404
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041730.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Many supporters of all-black male schools (ABMS) argue that they reduce black boys’ exposure to racist, “overly” feminized teachers. In casting black boys as victims of intersecting racial and ... More


Race, Place, and the Geography of Exile

Stéphane Robolin

in Grounds of Engagement: Apartheid-Era African American and South African Writing

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039478
eISBN:
9780252097584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039478.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter takes up the early writing of Richard Wright and Peter Abrahams that starkly traces out the caustic terms of race and place in their formative years. The unmistakable similarities ... More


Race, Sex, and the Hobo

Erin Royston Battat

in Ain't Got No Home: America's Great Migrations and the Making of an Interracial Left

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469614021
eISBN:
9781469614045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469614021.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter begins with the infamous Scottsboro case of 1933, in which nine black boys riding a freight train in Alabama were falsely accused of raping two white girls, convicted by an all-white ... More


Game Theory in Context

Michael Suk-Young Chwe

in Jane Austen, Game Theorist

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691162447
eISBN:
9781400851331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691162447.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter explains game theory from the ground up. It first considers the concepts of choice and preferences before discussing strategic thinking as a combination of several skills. Game theory is ... More


The Black Mother/Wife: Negotiating Trauma

Koritha Mitchell

in Living with Lynching: African American Lynching Plays, Performance, and Citizenship, 1890-1930

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036491
eISBN:
9780252093524
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036491.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter focuses on plays written by Georgia Douglas Johnson in the late 1920s as she hosted a literary salon in her Washington, D.C., home. These texts present the black mother/wife, whose ... More


Essaying to Be an Exile: Richard Wright Following The God That Failed

James Zeigler

in Red Scare Racism and Cold War Black Radicalism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781496802385
eISBN:
9781496802439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496802385.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes how an anthology of essays by ex-Communists, The God That Failed, presented international audiences with the anticommunist discourse that flourished in the United States. As ... More


Two Bronzeville Autobiographies

Elizabeth Schroeder Schlabach

in Along the Streets of Bronzeville: Black Chicago's Literary Landscape

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037825
eISBN:
9780252095108
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037825.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter turns to the rise and fame of Richard Wright and Gwendolyn Brooks through the genre of autobiography. Wright's Black Boy (American Hunger) and Gwendolyn Brooks' Report From Part One ... More


Black Boys Making Sense of Race

Simone C. Drake

in When We Imagine Grace: Black Men and Subject Making

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226363837
eISBN:
9780226364025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226364025.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

The epilogue ends in an unconventional manner, as the author ruminates on journal entries she recorded about her sons thinking about what it means to be black. As she offers these brief glimpses into ... More


Coming Into Your Town: Okkervil River’s “Black”

Stephen M. Deusner

in The Poetics of American Song Lyrics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617031564
eISBN:
9781617031571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617031564.003.0022
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

“Black,” a compelling song from the indie-rock band Okkervil River’s 2005 album Black Sheep Boy, employs extremely dramatic, yet deceptively mutable elements: a kidnapped child who grows into a ... More


Introduction: Who’s Responsible for Kids?

Jennifer Tilton

in Dangerous or Endangered?: Race and the Politics of Youth in Urban America

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814783115
eISBN:
9780814784273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814783115.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This book explores race and the politics of youth in Oakland at the turn of the twenty-first century, with particular emphasis on the debates among parents, community and youth activists, ... More


Disco Sucks

Dalton Conley

in Honky

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520215863
eISBN:
9780520921733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520215863.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The author tells of the new friendship he made during the new semester with a boy called Jerome McGill, a black boy. He describes Jerome's life as well as his attitude. He also tells of their ... More


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