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White Corporate America: The New Arbiter of Race?

Juliet E. K. Walker

in Constructing Corporate America: History, Politics, Culture

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199251902
eISBN:
9780191719059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199251902.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter discusses the position of African Americans in management in American corporations since the Civil Rights era. Examining the careers of prominent black executives and the history of ... More


Community Development Corporations, Black Capitalism, and the Mainstreaming of Black 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/9780520292109.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter explains how Kennedy's Community Development Corporation (CDC) program and Nixon's black capitalism initiatives evolved out of the apparent failures and limitations of the War on Poverty ... More


The Making of a Fixer: Black Power, Corporate Power, and Affirmative Action

Julia Rabig

in The Fixers: Devolution, Development, and Civil Society in Newark, 1960-1990

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226388311
eISBN:
9780226388458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226388458.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Newark’s uprising set in motion a cycle of protest and persuasion that broke through some impasses. But the city’s decline and officials’ proclivity for reneging on agreements required strategies of ... More


“We had to create jobs”: The OIC-Progress Movement and Community Capitalism

in The Problem of Jobs: Liberalism, Race, and Deindustrialization in Philadelphia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226560120
eISBN:
9780226560144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226560144.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the history of the Opportunities Industrialization Centers (OIC)-Progress Movement and community capitalism in Philadelphia, describing how the emergence of black capitalism ... More


Rhythm Ain’t All We Got: Organizational Drive Shapes 1970s Black Music, Commerce, and Politics

Aaron Cohen

in Move On Up: Chicago Soul Music and Black Cultural Power

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226176079
eISBN:
9780226653174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226653174.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Popular

Organizational models comprise this chapter, which looks at the growth of Chicago’s African American music industry and how it engaged with other expressions of black capitalism during the early ... More


Black Masculinity and the Sound of Wealth: Barry White in the Early 1970s

Mitchell Morris

in The Persistence of Sentiment: Display and Feeling in Popular Music of the 1970s

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780520242852
eISBN:
9780520955059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520242852.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Popular

The songwriter, producer, and vocal artist Barry White gained great fame in the early 1970s for his lush, dance-oriented soul; the most successful of these tunes featured long, erotic monologues ... More


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