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The Parkmont Environment

Rachael A. Woldoff

in White Flight/Black Flight: The Dynamics of Racial Change in an American Neighborhood

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449185
eISBN:
9780801461033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449185.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter provides a portrait of Parkmont in order to show how white neighborhoods change into black neighborhoods—that is, the transformation of white flight into black flight. It first considers ... More


Public Policy and Black Neighborhood Decline

in God and Government in the Ghetto: The Politics of Church-State Collaboration in Black America

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226642062
eISBN:
9780226642086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226642086.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter focuses on the formation and decline of four black neighborhoods that became sites for church–state collaboration in New York City. Harlem, Bedford-Stuyvesant, South Jamaica, and ... More


“Taxation Without Sanitation is Tyranny”: Civil Rights Struggles Over Garbage Collection in Brooklyn, New York, During the Fall of 1962

Clarence Taylor

in Civil Rights in New York City: From World War II to the Giuliani Era

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823232895
eISBN:
9780823240876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823232895.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

As the historians Harold Connolly, Clarence Taylor, and Craig Wilder and others have meticulously shown, Bedford-Stuyvesant was a community shaped by two different histories: the hope and optimism of ... More


What Happens to a Neighborhood after White Flight?

Rachael A. Woldoff

in White Flight/Black Flight: The Dynamics of Racial Change in an American Neighborhood

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449185
eISBN:
9780801461033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449185.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This book explores the ramifications of white flight for race and culture by presenting an ethnographic study of Parkmont, a modern community in a northeastern U.S. city. Settled in the late 1940s as ... More


Come to Think of It, We Were Pretty Self-Sufficient: Race, Segregation, and Food Access in Historical Context

Ashanté M. Reese

in Black Food Geographies: Race, Self-Reliance, and Food Access in Washington, D.C.

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469651507
eISBN:
9781469651521
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651507.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter provides an historical overview of Deanwood, a predominantly Black neighborhood in Washington, D.C. It details several key periods in the neighborhood’s development and the role food ... More


Conclusion

in God and Government in the Ghetto: The Politics of Church-State Collaboration in Black America

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226642062
eISBN:
9780226642086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226642086.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the collaboration of African American churches with city government. Activist African American churches collaborate with government to address ... More


“Army 45 Will Stop All Jive”: Origins and Early Operations of the BPP, 1966–1967

Sean L. Malloy

in Out of Oakland: Black Panther Party Internationalism during the Cold War

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501702396
eISBN:
9781501712715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702396.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter argues that the key to the theory and practice of the Black Panther Party (BPP) during its early years was an understanding of urban black neighborhoods as colonized spaces that needed ... More


Race and the Reconstruction of the Urban Sex Economy, 1900–1915

in I've Got to Make My Livin': Black Women's Sex Work in Turn-of-the-Century Chicago

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226055985
eISBN:
9780226056005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226056005.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the role of race in the formation and eventual demise of the early-twentieth-century sex district in Chicago called the Twenty-Second Street Levee. It describes how African ... More


New Kid on the Block

Joanne Veal Gabbin

in Shaping Memories: Reflections of African American Women Writers

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732740
eISBN:
9781604734713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732740.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter tells the story of Joanne Veal Gabbin and her family’s experiences moving from a predominantly black neighborhood to one that was in transition from white to black. Gabbin’s family was ... More


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