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The Battle for Educational Equality in the Postwar New South

Brandon K. Winford

in John Hervey Wheeler, Black Banking, and the Economic Struggle for Civil Rights

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813178257
eISBN:
9780813178264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178257.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

Chapter 3 examines how the legal phase of the civil rights movement came together as World War II ended. It highlights Wheeler’s postwar activism and involvement in the battle for black educational ... More


The Long Shadow of Southern Slavery: Radical Abolitionists and Black Political Activism Against Slavery and Racism

in In the Shadow of Slavery: African Americans in New York City, 1626-1863

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226317748
eISBN:
9780226317755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226317755.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

The solutions to racial inequality promulgated by both black and white middle-class abolitionists were increasingly markers of ideological differences between the black middle class and working ... More


The Quest for Racial Change: African American Intellectuals and the Black Liberal Tradition

Brian D. Behnken

in Black Intellectual Thought in Modern America: A Historical Perspective

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496813657
eISBN:
9781496813695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496813657.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores the history of black liberalism. Itself the most often recognized form of black intellectualism, liberalism is far more complex than is commonly understood. Black liberals ... More


Free but Unequal: The Limits of Emancipation

in In the Shadow of Slavery: African Americans in New York City, 1626-1863

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226317748
eISBN:
9780226317755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226317755.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

By the end of the era of emancipation, black and white reformers, responding to attacks on black life by those who saw free blacks as unfit to survive in the United States, increasingly labeled such ... More


Juridical Subordination

Roy L. Brooks

in The Racial Glass Ceiling: Subordination in American Law and Culture

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300223309
eISBN:
9780300227611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300223309.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter focuses on the socio-legal race problem; namely juridical subordination. The Supreme Court engages in this form of racial subordination when its rulings freeze or impede racial progress ... More


Organizing and Surviving in the Cold War

MICHAEL KEITH HONEY

in Black Workers Remember: An Oral History of Segregation, Unionism, and the Freedom Struggle

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520217744
eISBN:
9780520928060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520217744.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter talks about the political leaders and journalists in the South who applied the Communist label to anyone seeking to break the color barrier, especially those involved in interracial ... More


Separate Suburbanization in the South, 1940–1960

in Places of Their Own: African American Suburbanization in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226896410
eISBN:
9780226896267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226896267.003.0008
Subject:
History, African-American History

As part of African American history, separate suburbanization illustrates the growing assertiveness of black communities on the eve of the civil rights movement, as well as the persistence of ... More


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

Carolyn Renée Dupont

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814708415
eISBN:
9780814723876
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814708415.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book examines the faith communities at ground-zero of the racial revolution that rocked America. This religious history of white Mississippians in the civil rights era shows how Mississippians' ... More


Epilogue

Dennis C. Dickerson

in African American Preachers and Politics: The Careys of Chicago

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734270
eISBN:
9781621030874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734270.003.0009
Subject:
History, African-American History

Archibald J. Carey Sr. and his son Archibald J. Carey Jr. left a legacy of ministerial activism that empowered African Americans by fighting for their civil rights. By blending ministry and politics, ... More


Equality: Race and Gender

Mark A. Lause

in Free Spirits: Spiritualism, Republicanism, and Radicalism in the Civil War Era

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040306
eISBN:
9780252098567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040306.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines the spiritualists' uniquely egalitarian sense of individual liberty that underlay their view of society and reform and reflected, in part, the relatively inclusive nature of the ... More


Introduction

Harvard Sitkoff

in Toward Freedom Land: The Long Struggle for Racial Equality in America

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125831
eISBN:
9780813135526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125831.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses the essays presented in this book. These generally deal with the struggle for black equality but, written between 1969 and 2008 for different venues and purposes, they do not ... More


Sidney Poitier: Man, Actor, Icon

Aram Goudsouzian

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807828434
eISBN:
9781469603605
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807875841_goudsouzian
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This full biography of actor Sidney Poitier analyzes the life and career of a Hollywood legend, from his childhood in the Bahamas to his 2002 Oscar for lifetime achievement. In such films as Lilies ... More


Conclusion: A Theology on the Wrong Side of History

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/9780814708415.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This concluding chapter states that the conservative religion of white Mississippians provided almost no help to the state's African Americans as they struggled to abolish white domination. ... More


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