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From Race Relations to Community Relations

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/9780252037047.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter explores the activities of the Race Relations Committee, which was established in 1943 and remained after World War II. The new committee created several integrated projects (including ... More


In Black and White

Edward L. Ayers

in Southern Crossing: A History of the American South, 1877-1906

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195086898
eISBN:
9780199854226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195086898.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The chapter discusses the naming conventions which showed various signs of deference, condescension, and even affection towards blacks and whites. Customs and even laws served to segregate the two ... More


Introduction

Julia H. Lee

in Interracial Encounters: Reciprocal Representations in African and Asian American Literatures, 1896-1937

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814752555
eISBN:
9780814752579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814752555.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This introductory chapter states how the book elaborates the grand narratives of interracial relations by emphasizing the fact that Afro-Asian relations actually have a long and densely complicated ... More


Introduction: Desegregation Without Integration

Karolyn Tyson

in Integration Interrupted: Tracking, Black Students, and Acting White after Brown

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199736447
eISBN:
9780199943951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736447.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Education

The Supreme Court's decision in the 1954 case Brown v. Board of Education was supposed to eliminate school segregation. Brown promised more than desegregation; the decision also promised integration. ... More


Conflicted Intimacies

Janet McIntosh

in Unsettled: Denial and Belonging Among White Kenyans

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520290495
eISBN:
9780520964631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520290495.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines close relationships between white and black Kenyans. It explores interracial sex, marriage, and integration in portraying a complicated social landscape that is only in part ... More


Color and Caprice: The Politics and Aesthetics of Interracial Relations

James A. Steintrager

in The Autonomy of Pleasure: "Libertines, License, and Sexual Revolution"

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231151580
eISBN:
9780231540872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231151580.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Considers how radical libertines took up notions from aesthetics such as the beauties of contrast and variety and applied them to racial difference; shows that the libertine interest in race and ... More


Adultery and the Question of Race

Loren Schweninger

in Families in Crisis in the Old South: Divorce, Slavery, and the Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835692
eISBN:
9781469601625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837504_schweninger.5
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In 1855, Sarah Black, wife of planter and slave owner James E. Black, filed suit in the First District Court for a divorce, alimony, child custody, and a portion of the marital community property. ... More


Making Change: Interracial Conflict, Cross-Racial Performance

Ju Yon Kim

in The Racial Mundane: Asian American Performance and the Embodied Everyday

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479897896
eISBN:
9781479837519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479897896.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter explores cross-racial performances of the mundane by focusing on the cultural conflict between African Americans and Korean Americans that came to the fore during the so-called ... More


Standardized Tests and Workplace Tensions

Glenda M. Flores

in Latina Teachers: Creating Careers and Guarding Culture

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479839070
eISBN:
9781479802296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479839070.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Chapter 6 offers an analysis of how California’s structural policies regarding high-stakes testing and the academic labels applied to language-minority children fuel interracial conflicts between ... More


How It Looks to Be a Problem

Darby English

in 1971: A Year in the Life of Color

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226131054
eISBN:
9780226274737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226274737.003.0002
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter demonstrates how modernism was a connective space that answered the need to nurture interracial relations in a situation marked by the forcible separation of things for the sake of ... More


Nation, Narration, and the Afro-Asian Encounter in W. E. B. Du Bois’s Dark Princess and Younghill Kang’s East Goes West

Julia H. Lee

in Interracial Encounters: Reciprocal Representations in African and Asian American Literatures, 1896-1937

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814752555
eISBN:
9780814752579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814752555.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter discusses the question of what Afro-Asian political alliances and personal relationships might look like, and in what kinds of spaces they might exist and flourish. Both Dark Princess ... More


The Antebellum Old Northwest: “For the white man, and the white man only”

Brent M. S. Campney

in Hostile Heartland: Racism, Repression, and Resistance in the Midwest

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042492
eISBN:
9780252051333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042492.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter challenges prevailing assumptions that anti-black lynching emerged during or after the American Civil War and that it was inherently lethal. First, it examines non-lethal lynchings and ... More


Expanding the Movement

Ana Aparicio

in Dominican-Americans and the Politics of Empowerment

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813029252
eISBN:
9780813039091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813029252.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines two immigrant collaboration projects in New York City where Dominican-Americans are involved. It suggests that the Dominican-Americans' involvement in these ... More


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