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The Harlem Revolts of 1935 and 1943

Janet L. Abu-Lughod

in Race, Space, and Riots in Chicago, New York, and Los Angeles

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195328752
eISBN:
9780199944057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328752.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Racial tensions have been recurring phenomena deeply embedded in New York City's past, as they have been in American history in general. Among others, there were significant protests in Harlem in ... More


“We Shall Never Be Quite Safe”: Policing the Fugitive Body of Colonial New York City’s Servile Population

THELMA WILLS FOOTE

in Black and White Manhattan: The History of Racial Formation in Colonial New York City

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195165371
eISBN:
9780199871735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165371.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter investigates examples of insubordination, ranging from the unruly behavior of the city's laboring class in the streets, marketplaces, dock areas, and taverns to the remarkable bids for ... More


The Black Experience in the British Empire, 1680–1810

Philip D. Morgan

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume II: The Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205630
eISBN:
9780191676710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205630.003.0021
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

During the ‘long’ 18th century, the black presence in the British Empire assumed formidable proportions. Between 1680 and 1810, the Empire’s black population rose elevenfold. Although most Africans ... More


The Problems and Paradoxes of Race

Richard Alba and Nancy Foner

in Strangers No More: Immigration and the Challenges of Integration in North America and Western Europe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161075
eISBN:
9781400865901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161075.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter focuses on race, with a stress on the special position of the United States. While color-coded race is a source of stigma in Canada and Western Europe, it is a more severe barrier in the ... More


The Black Experience in the British Empire, 1680–1810

Philip D. Morgan

in Black Experience and the Empire

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199290673
eISBN:
9780191700569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199290673.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Exploring the black world in the British empire means traversing continents, archipelagos, and an incredible kaleidoscope of experiences. Although the majority — those slaves who lived on Caribbean ... More


Crisis: Blacks in the Capital, 1762

Sue Peabody

in ‘There Are No Slaves in France’: The Political Culture of Race and Slavery in the Ancien Régime

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195101980
eISBN:
9780199854448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195101980.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The Declaration of 1738 stayed unregistered by the Parlement of Paris and the Admiralty Court of France. The Admiralty clerk duly recorded the declarations of slave owners who brought their slaves to ... More


Epilogue: “What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July?”: The Aporia of American Democracy and the Permanence of Racism

THELMA WILLS FOOTE

in Black and White Manhattan: The History of Racial Formation in Colonial New York City

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195165371
eISBN:
9780199871735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165371.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the abolition of slavery in the United States. It notes that the civil rights amendments were promulgated to protect the liberty of recently emancipated black citizens and ... More


South Africa: Insecurity in Racialized Spaces

Cawo M. Abdi

in Elusive Jannah: The Somali Diaspora and a Borderless Muslim Identity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816697380
eISBN:
9781452952376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816697380.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Chapter Three focuses on Somalis in South Africa and their ambiguous position within this racially segregated society. The analysis shows how Somalis leverage their Muslim faith to cement ties with ... More


The New Negro Movement in Los Angeles

Catherine Parsons Smith

in Making Music in Los Angeles: Transforming the Popular

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520251397
eISBN:
9780520933835
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251397.003.0012
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter studies the New Negro Movement and focuses on certain aspects of the black music-making experience, including the contributions made by the city of Los Angeles to the early development ... More


Mapping the Development of Health Policies for the Black Population: From the Centenary of Abolition to the Statute of Racial Equality

Kia Lilly Caldwell

in Health Equity in Brazil: Intersections of Gender, Race, and Policy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780252040986
eISBN:
9780252099533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040986.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines the development of health policies for the black population in Brazil from 1988, a year that marked the 100th anniversary of Brazilian abolition and the promulgation of a new ... More


Making Race and Gender Visible in Brazil’s HIV/AIDS Epidemic: Policy, Advocacy, and Research

Kia Lilly Caldwell

in Health Equity in Brazil: Intersections of Gender, Race, and Policy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780252040986
eISBN:
9780252099533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040986.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Brazil has been long considered a global leader in HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment; however, little is known about the effectiveness of these prevention and treatment efforts for the Afro-Brazilian ... More


Strategies to Challenge Institutional Racism and Color Blindness in the Health Sector

Kia Lilly Caldwell

in Health Equity in Brazil: Intersections of Gender, Race, and Policy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780252040986
eISBN:
9780252099533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040986.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

By analyzing initiatives related to institutional racism and the collection of color/race data, this chapter elucidates the ways in which discourses on race, racism, and racial identity have taken ... More


“Many negroes in these parts may prove prejudissial several wayes to us and our posteraty”: The Crucial Elements of Exclusion and Social Control in Pennsylvania’s Early Antislavery Movement

Beverly C. Tomek

in Colonization and Its Discontents: Emancipation, Emigration, and Antislavery in Antebellum Pennsylvania

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814783481
eISBN:
9780814784433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814783481.003.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter shows that Pennsylvania antislavery, like American antislavery in general, proceeded from several motives, one of which was an effort to limit the black population from the beginning. ... More


The Pampas

Andrew Sluyter

in Black Ranching Frontiers: African Cattle Herders of the Atlantic World, 1500-1900

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300179927
eISBN:
9780300183238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300179927.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter looks at the Pampas of Argentina and Uruguay in the nineteenth century. Some scholars have demonstrated that the rural Pampas also had a substantial black population from colonial times ... More


“They will never become a people until they come out from amongst the white people”: James Forten and African American Ambivalence to African Colonization

Beverly C. Tomek

in Colonization and Its Discontents: Emancipation, Emigration, and Antislavery in Antebellum Pennsylvania

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814783481
eISBN:
9780814784433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814783481.003.0005
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter focuses on one of the most famous black leaders of the time, the wealthy Philadelphia sailmaker and community leader James Forten. His story reveals the way in which the state's free ... More


Irreconcilable differences?: Anatomy, physiology and the New World body

Yarí Pérez Marín

in Marvels of Medicine: Literature and Scientific Enquiry in Early Colonial Spanish America

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789622508
eISBN:
9781800851016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622508.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chapter 2 outlines the limits of a normative notion of the body in colonial medical discourse during the last third of the sixteenth century. It centres on a close reading of texts by Alonso López de ... More


“Kansas Has an Ample Supply of Darkies”

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/9780252039508.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter surveys white response to the Kansas Exodus. In 1879 a group that came to be called the Exodusters began their much-publicized mass migration from Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas. ... More


Building Alliances

Felix L. Armfield

in Eugene Kinckle Jones: The National Urban League and Black Social Work, 1910-1940

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036583
eISBN:
9780252093623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036583.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter traces the history of the National Urban League with a specific focus on Eugene Kinckle Jones's leadership. It covers the decade of the 1920s and the many issues that Jones and his ... More


. The Stage of Southern History

Benjamin E. Wise

in William Alexander Percy: The Curious Life of a Mississippi Planter and Sexual Freethinker

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835357
eISBN:
9781469601908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869956_wise.4
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

William Alexander Percy's Mississippi Delta in 1910 was a world of sprawling cotton plantations, a disproportionately large black population, and a political system run by white people and by ... More


Black Rochester at Midcentury: Agricultural Migration, Population, and Politics

Laura Warren Hill

in Strike the Hammer: The Black Freedom Struggle in Rochester, New York, 1940-1970

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501754258
eISBN:
9781501754418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501754258.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter charts the emergence of a sizable Black population in New York city, starting with the Black renaissance that happened in the fields and orchards surrounding the city, an agricultural ... More


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