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Intellectual Predicaments: Black Nationalism in the Civil Rights and Post-Civil Rights Eras

Simon Wendt

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/9781496813657.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter looks at black nationalist thought from the 1950s to the 1990s. It argues that “black nationalism” has been a term fraught with inaccuracies and misconceptions. The term would seem to ... More


. Democracy: São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, 1945–1950

Paulina L. Alberto

in Terms of Inclusion: Black Intellectuals in Twentieth-Century Brazil

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807834374
eISBN:
9781469603186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877715_alberto.9
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter shows how, in the cities of Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, black thinkers took full advantage of reinstated freedoms of speech and association to resume older organizations and ... More


Decolonization: Rio de Janeiro, Salvador da Bahia, and São Paulo, 1964–1985

Paulina L. Alberto

in Terms of Inclusion: Black Intellectuals in Twentieth-Century Brazil

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807834374
eISBN:
9781469603186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877715_alberto.11
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter describes how the military officers who took power after 1964 adopted racial democracy as an official state ideology. Their vision of racial democracy, adapted to the needs of a ... More


Black Conservative Thought in the Post-Civil Rights Era

Danielle L. Wigins

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/9781496813657.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter considers the diversity that characterizes the African American intellectual community, focusing on black conservative thinkers' attacks on liberalism and their efforts to offer ... More


Epilogue: Brazil, 1985 to the New Century

Paulina L. Alberto

in Terms of Inclusion: Black Intellectuals in Twentieth-Century Brazil

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807834374
eISBN:
9781469603186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877715_alberto.12
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter discusses the new generation of black thinkers and activists across Brazil that revised their relationship with dominant racial ideologies, rejecting the shared symbols that, in ... More


Masters, Mistresses, Slaves, and the Antinomies of Modernity

Paul Gilroy

in A Political Companion to Frederick Douglass

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780813175621
eISBN:
9780813175652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813175621.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Modernity is a notion widely debated, whether it is the periodization of modernity or the attributes defining the modern period. Jürgen Habermas situates the Enlightenment as a moment of critique of ... More


A Coda for My Colleagues: Fusing Critique and Vision

Nick Bromell

in The Time is Always Now: Black Political Thought and the Transformation of US Democracy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199973439
eISBN:
9780199367771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199973439.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This brief coda sets out the book's main argument: that some black American thinkers offer insights into the theory and practice of democracy around which to build a new and more effective public ... More


Pragmatism and Radical Social Justice: Dewey, Du Bois, and Davis

V. Denise James

in Pragmatism and Justice

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190459239
eISBN:
9780190459260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190459239.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Pragmatism is rarely associated with radicalism. Pragmatists are most often interpreted as piecemeal meliorists and, in the case of John Dewey, progressive liberals. Placing Dewey’s thought in ... More


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