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“The Lord Requires Justice of Us”: Civil Rights Activism in World War II South Carolina

Cherisse Jones-Branch

in Crossing the Line: Women's Interracial Activism in South Carolina during and after World War II

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813049250
eISBN:
9780813050089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049250.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter 1 examines the racial activism of black and white South Carolinians during the World War II years as they mobilized around such issues as political participation, education, and racial ... More


“Let’s Do Away with Walls!”: The AFSC’s Interracial Section and Race Work in the United States, 1924–1929

Allan W. Austin

in Quaker Brotherhood: Interracial Activism and the American Friends Service Committee, 1917-1950

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037047
eISBN:
9780252094156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037047.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter illustrates the American Friends Service Committee's (AFSC) early efforts to promote interracial relations, thereby setting the stage for later AFSC activism. Connecting interracial ... More


Bridging Race and Peace: The AFSC in Good Times and Bad, 1927–1931

Allan W. Austin

in Quaker Brotherhood: Interracial Activism and the American Friends Service Committee, 1917-1950

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037047
eISBN:
9780252094156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037047.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter examines the American Interracial Peace Committee (AIPC), a determined effort to link interracial work with the peace activism. Created in early 1927 and almost wholly subsidized by the ... More


Crossing the Line: Women's Interracial Activism in South Carolina during and after World War II

Cherisse Jones-Branch

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813049250
eISBN:
9780813050089
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049250.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This study explores how African American and white women in all-female and mixed gender organizations interpreted and dealt with racial issues and how individual women worked against racial injustice ... More


Quaker Brotherhood: Interracial Activism and the American Friends Service Committee, 1917-1950

Allan W. Austin

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037047
eISBN:
9780252094156
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037047.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This is the first extensive study of the American Friends Service Committee's interracial activism in the first half of the twentieth century, filling a major gap in scholarship on the Quakers' race ... More


Keeping House in the City: The Local Politics of Urban Space

lila corwin berman

in Metropolitan Jews: Politics, Race, and Religion in Postwar Detroit

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226247830
eISBN:
9780226247977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226247977.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In their city neighborhoods, Jews crafted a local, rooted politics. Jews’ proximity to black Detroiters, either through shared residential space or, more often, through Jews’ presence as shopkeepers ... More


“How Shall I Sing the Lord’s Song?”: Reactions to Brown v. Board of Education in South Carolina

Cherisse Jones-Branch

in Crossing the Line: Women's Interracial Activism in South Carolina during and after World War II

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813049250
eISBN:
9780813050089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049250.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter 3 highlights South Carolina’s reaction to changes flowing from the Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court decision. It also explores the ways in which white and black women’s organizations ... More


The “Friendly Principle of Brotherhood”

Allan W. Austin

in Quaker Brotherhood: Interracial Activism and the American Friends Service Committee, 1917-1950

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037047
eISBN:
9780252094156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037047.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This introductory chapter considers the complicated history of Quaker interracial activism. It specifically looks at the complex relationship between the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) and ... More


Performing and Politicizing “Ladyhood”: Black Washington Women and New Negro Suffrage Activism

Treva B. Lindsey

in Colored No More: Reinventing Black Womanhood in Washington, D.C.

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252041020
eISBN:
9780252099571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252041020.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter explores the suffrage activism of black women in Washington. As one of the most pressing political issues of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the fight for universal ... More


Race and Reconciliation at Mid-Century

Allan W. Austin

in Quaker Brotherhood: Interracial Activism and the American Friends Service Committee, 1917-1950

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037047
eISBN:
9780252094156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037047.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This concluding chapter covers the work of the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) in the 1950s onward. Even as AFSC officials linked their efforts to the Quaker past and trusted Friendly ... More


We Have, Happily, Gone beyond the Chitchat over Tea Cups Stage: Moving beyond Dialogue, 1965–1966

Rebecca Tuuri

in Strategic Sisterhood: The National Council of Negro Women in the Black Freedom Struggle

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469638904
eISBN:
9781469638928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469638904.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the second and third years of Wednesdays in Mississippi (WIMS), an interracial, interfaith civil rights organization sponsored by the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW). In ... More


Why Not Next Door?: Battling Housing Discrimination, Case by Case

Brian Purnell

in Fighting Jim Crow in the County of Kings: The Congress of Racial Equality in Brooklyn

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813141824
eISBN:
9780813142609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813141824.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter details numerous cases of housing discrimination that Brooklyn CORE investigated and fought against with interracial teams of activists. While the chapter won many of these individual ... More


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