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The Material Culture of Religion

John M. Giggie

in After Redemption: Jim Crow and the Transformation of African American Religion in the Delta, 1875-1915

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195304039
eISBN:
9780199866885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304039.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, History of Religion

This chapter probes how Delta blacks developed a new material culture of religious experience. It illuminates how the purchase and display of certain types of consumer goods became crucial elements ... More


Living in Infamy: Felon Disfranchisement and the History of American Citizenship

Pippa Holloway

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199976089
eISBN:
9780199349760
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199976089.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, American History: 20th Century

Felon disfranchisement laws were revised after 1865 to target African Americans newly freed and enfranchised by the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Amendments. These laws were among the earliest methods to ... More


A Refugee from His Race: Albion W. Tourgée and His Fight against White Supremacy

Carolyn L. Karcher

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627953
eISBN:
9781469627977
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627953.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

During one of the darkest periods of US history, when white supremacy was entrenching itself throughout the nation, the white writer-jurist-activist Albion W. Tourgée (1838-1905) forged an ... More


Inequality, Malnutrition, and the Disfranchised

Partha Dasgupta

in An Inquiry into Well-Being and Destitution

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198288350
eISBN:
9780191596094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198288352.003.0023
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The main part of this chapter addresses different aspects of inequality, malnutrition, and the disfranchised. It has ten sections: (1) asset ownership, maintenance costs, and labour power; (2) the ... More


Analysis of Allocation Mechanisms When Nutrition Affects Productivity

Partha Dasgupta

in An Inquiry into Well-Being and Destitution

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198288350
eISBN:
9780191596094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198288352.003.0024
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The main part of this chapter addresses different aspects of inequality, malnutrition, and the disfranchised. It has ten sections; (1) asset ownership, maintenance costs, and labour power; (2) the ... More


Ending Free Black Suffrage in North Carolina

Lacy K. Ford, Jr.

in Deliver Us from Evil: The Slavery Question in the Old South

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195118094
eISBN:
9780199870936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195118094.003.0015
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter analyzes North Carolina's decision to disfranchise all free blacks at its 1835 state constitutional convention. The push for disfranchisement of free blacks in North Carolina was led not ... More


To Render Invisible: Jim Crow and Public Life in New South Jacksonville

Robert Cassanello

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044194
eISBN:
9780813046495
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044194.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

At the end of the Civil War, black men in Jacksonville were ushered into public life through the support of the Republican Party. As the black vote became independent, conservative whites recast ... More


The Crusader: The Political Education of a Young Radical (1930s and 1940s)

Sarah Azaransky

in The Dream Is Freedom: Pauli Murray and American Democratic Faith

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199744817
eISBN:
9780199897308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744817.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines Murray's coming of age politically in Harlem in the 1930s and 1940s. By examining her poetry, short stories, and political essays, it traces Murray's emerging concerns around ... More


Epilogue

Evan Faulkenbury

in Poll Power: The Voter Education Project and the Movement for the Ballot in the American South

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469652009
eISBN:
9781469651330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469652009.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

This brief conclusion echoes the argument of the book, that the VEP served as the civil rights movement’s behind-the-scenes engine, and conservatives sabotaged the movement through the Tax Reform Act ... More


Introduction: Wilmington and the 1898 Mentality

Kenneth Robert Janken

in The Wilmington Ten: Violence, Injustice, and the Rise of Black Politics in the 1970s

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624839
eISBN:
9781469624853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624839.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The introduction situates the Wilmington Ten events in the long history of racial violence and subordination in North Carolina. The 1898 Wilmington Race Riot was engineered by the state’s white ... More


The Struggle for Reconciliation and Control

Brooks Blevins

in A History of the Ozarks, Volume 2: The Conflicted Ozarks

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042737
eISBN:
9780252051593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042737.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Chapter 4 chronicles the period of political Reconstruction in the post-Civil War years, from 1865 to about 1874. Despite the formal end of war, the region did not see an end to bloodshed, as former ... More


Promises to Keep: African Americans and the Constitutional Order, 1776 to the Present

Donald G. Nieman

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190071639
eISBN:
9780190071677
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190071639.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This book examines the influence of race in the development of the US Constitution and argues that African Americans have had a powerful influence creating constitutional rights. It examines the ... More


The Voteless Citizen

Shawn Leigh Alexander

in T. Thomas Fortune, the Afro-American Agitator: A Collection of Writings, 1880-1928

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032320
eISBN:
9780813039084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032320.003.0010
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter presents the essay, “The Voteless Citizen,” where Fortune discussed the consequences of the disfranchisement of the African American population and called upon the community to fight for ... More


Immorality of Southern Suffrage Legislation

Shawn Leigh Alexander

in T. Thomas Fortune, the Afro-American Agitator: A Collection of Writings, 1880-1928

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032320
eISBN:
9780813039084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032320.003.0016
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter presents the essay “Immorality of Southern Suffrage Legislation,” written for the Independent, where Fortune outlines the argument against the southern states' disfranchisement ... More


Whose Problem is This?

Shawn Leigh Alexander

in T. Thomas Fortune, the Afro-American Agitator: A Collection of Writings, 1880-1928

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032320
eISBN:
9780813039084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032320.003.0026
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter presents the essay, Whose Problem Is This? for the AME Church Review, where Fortune outlined the racial situation of the day. He did not see the problem as being substantially different ... More


That which God Hath Put Asunder: White Baptists, Black Aliens, and the Southern Social Order, 1890 –1920

Fred Arthur Bailey

in Politics and Religion in the White South

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813123639
eISBN:
9780813134758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813123639.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter explores Southern Baptist racial ideology during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries in the American South. It clarifies the enduring ties between racial conservatism and ... More


A Reform Coalition

Janet G. Hudson

in Entangled by White Supremacy: Reform in World War I-era South Carolina

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125022
eISBN:
9780813135182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125022.003.0008
Subject:
History, African-American History

Since the majority of South Carolinians were African Americans, the whites constructed and protected the 1895 constitutional voting restrictions as wells as the Democratic primary that was composed ... More


The Afro-American Council’s Internal History, 1898–1908

Susan D. Carle

in Defining the Struggle: National Racial Justice Organizing, 1880-1915

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199945740
eISBN:
9780199369843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945740.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Social History

This chapter analyzes the trajectory of the National Afro-American Council's internal history, which involved three stages: first, more radical members' efforts at dissent; second, Booker T. ... More


The Weight of Their Votes: Southern Women and Political Leverage in the 1920s

Lorraine Gates Schuyler

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830666
eISBN:
9781469606224
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876695_schuyler
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

After the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment in 1920, hundreds of thousands of southern women went to the polls for the first time. The author of this book examines the consequences this had in ... More


The Mob-Public

Robert Cassanello

in To Render Invisible: Jim Crow and Public Life in New South Jacksonville

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044194
eISBN:
9780813046495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044194.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines what happened when black men entered the public sphere for the first time. Blacks were integrated into the Republican Party, and state and local factionalism elevated blacks as ... More


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