Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-10 of 10 items

  • Keywords: black vote x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

A Thorn in the Flesh of the GOP

Leah Wright Rigueur

in The Loneliness of the Black Republican: Pragmatic Politics and the Pursuit of Power

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159010
eISBN:
9781400852437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159010.003.0003
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter looks at how the enactment of the civil rights acts of the mid-1960s, coupled with white Republican's rejection of segregationist appeals and embrace of “colorblind” outreach, gave some ... More


The Return to Electoral Politics, 1932–1946

Alton Hornsby

in Black Power in Dixie: A Political History of African Americans in Atlanta

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032825
eISBN:
9780813038537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032825.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter focuses on the political awakening of black Americans in Atlanta. In 1921, the decisive impact of the black vote signaled the reawakening of African American voters in Atlanta and their ... More


Black Politics in Mississippi to 1965

Chris Danielson

in After Freedom Summer: How Race Realigned Mississippi Politics, 1965-1986

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037387
eISBN:
9780813042350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037387.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses black voting and officeholding in Mississippi from the high point of Reconstruction through the disfranchisement of the Constitution of 1890. It ends with the civil rights ... More


The Judicial Response to Massive Resistance: Allen v. State Board of Elections

Frank R. Parker

in Black Votes Count: Political Empowerment in Mississippi After 1965

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807842744
eISBN:
9781469603315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869697_parker.8
Subject:
History, African-American History

To expand the participation of black leaders and voters in the electoral process in the state of Mississippi, it was indispensable to eliminate the discriminatory structural barriers imposed by the ... More


Introduction

Timothy J. Minchin and John A. Salmond

in After the Dream: Black and White Southerners since 1965

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813129785
eISBN:
9780813135625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813129785.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

At the Alabama state capitol on March 25, 1965, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebrated the end of the Jim Crow system with about twenty-five thousand people. As he believed that segregation was about ... More


Black Votes Count: Political Empowerment in Mississippi After 1965

Frank R. Parker

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807842744
eISBN:
9781469603315
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869697_parker
Subject:
History, African-American History

Most Americans see the passage of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 as the culmination of the civil rights movement. When the law was enacted, black voter registration in Mississippi soared. Few black ... More


The Strange Career of African American Voting and Office-Holding

in The Two Reconstructions: The Struggle for Black Enfranchisement

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226845289
eISBN:
9780226845272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226845272.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

A sudden, large increase in rates of black voting and office-holding has taken place twice over the course of America's political evolution. The meaning of that fact is disturbing. From a social ... More


Nixon, the NAACP, and the Courts, 1924–1934

Will Guzmán

in Civil Rights in the Texas Borderlands: Dr. Lawrence A. Nixon and Black Activism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038921
eISBN:
9780252096884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038921.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter recounts how Nixon helped lay the foundation for Black voting rights in the South as the central plaintiff in two landmark U.S. Supreme Court cases: Nixon v. Herndon (1927) and Nixon v. ... More


Coming of Age

Darius J. Young

in Robert R. Church Jr. and the African American Political Struggle

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813056272
eISBN:
9780813058061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056272.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter begins by discussing the death of Church Sr. and Church Jr.’s initial years as a local black Republican leader and his eventual ascendance within the GOP. It also highlights the ... More


Prologue

Nadine Cohodas

in Princess Noire: The Tumultuous Reign of Nina Simone

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807872437
eISBN:
9781469602240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882740_cohodas.3
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter shows that it was more a path emerging than a promise fulfilled that put Nina Simone on a makeshift stage in Montgomery, Alabama, on a sodden March night in 1965. Nina wanted to sing for ... More


View: