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The Dream Is Freedom: Pauli Murray and American Democratic Faith

Sarah Azaransky

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199744817
eISBN:
9780199897308
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744817.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Pauli Murray (1910–85) was a poet, lawyer, activist, and priest, as well as a significant figure in the civil rights and women's movements. Throughout her careers and activism, Murray espoused faith ... More


An Entire World in Motion

Erin R. Pineda

in Seeing Like an Activist: Civil Disobedience and the Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197526422
eISBN:
9780197526460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197526422.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Political Theory

This chapter develops an alternative framework for understanding the civil disobedience of civil rights activists: as a decolonizing praxis that linked their dissent to that of anticolonial activists ... More


The 1960s Movement: Modern Abolitionists

Anne Stefani

in Unlikely Dissenters: White Southern Women in the Fight for Racial Justice, 1920-1970

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060767
eISBN:
9780813051260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060767.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 5 is devoted to the women of the second generation, who came of age from the late 1950s to the 1960s and participated in the 1960s movement. This generation, less socially homogeneous than ... More


Civil Rights and Battered Bodies

Courtney R. Baker (ed.)

in Humane Insight: Looking at Images of African American Suffering and Death

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039485
eISBN:
9780252097591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039485.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the publication of images depicting violence against people engaged in acts of nonviolent resistance, suggesting that these acts are deliberately choreographed dramatizations of ... More


Incarceration as Liberation

Erin R. Pineda

in Seeing Like an Activist: Civil Disobedience and the Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197526422
eISBN:
9780197526460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197526422.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Political Theory

This chapter details the inward-facing purposes of civil disobedience by revisiting the student-led campaign of “jail, no bail” pioneered by the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) and ... More


Mní Wičoni—Water Is Alive: Indigenous Youth Water Protectors Rekindle Nonviolent Direct Action in Corporate America

Wesley C. Hogan

in On the Freedom Side: How Five Decades of Youth Activists Have Remixed American History

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469652481
eISBN:
9781469652504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469652481.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter traces the story of youth at Standing Rock in 2016. Indigenous youth drew from and innovated within sacred traditions, called themselves water protectors, and developed a media savvy ... More


Introduction: Civil Disobedience and the Civil Rights Movement

Erin R. Pineda

in Seeing Like an Activist: Civil Disobedience and the Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197526422
eISBN:
9780197526460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197526422.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Political Theory

The introductory chapter situates the civil rights movement within the political theory literatures on civil disobedience—old and new—and traces the way that the debate has shifted since the ... More


Seeing Like a White State

Erin R. Pineda

in Seeing Like an Activist: Civil Disobedience and the Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197526422
eISBN:
9780197526460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197526422.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Political Theory

This chapter explores the political formation of the intertwined narratives about civil disobedience and the civil rights movement. Detailing their relationship to the 1960s push for “law and order,” ... More


Global Affinities: The New Cultures of Resistance Behindthe Arab Spring1

John Foran

in Beyond the Arab Spring: The Evolving Ruling Bargain in the Middle East

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199384419
eISBN:
9780190235666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199384419.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter argues that we are witnessing the rise and articulation of new political cultures of opposition on a global scale that are different from those that inspired the social revolutions of ... More


For All My Bravado, Deeply Engrained Notions of Respectability Filled Me with Distress, 1926–1940

Troy R. Saxby

in Pauli Murray: A Personal and Political Life

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469654928
eISBN:
9781469654942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469654928.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines Pauli Murray’s early adult years. Murray relocated to New York City to complete high school and undergraduate study at Hunter College. The Great Depression severely disrupted ... More


Navigating Civil Rights and Black Power Struggles

Joe William Trotter

in Pittsburgh and the Urban League Movement: A Century of Social Service and Activism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780813179919
eISBN:
9780813179926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813179919.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

By the mid-1960s, the political and social terrain on which the Urban League worked had changed dramatically. The Pittsburgh-born children of southern black migrants had come of age and pushed hard ... More


Seeing Like an Activist: Civil Disobedience and the Civil Rights Movement

Erin R. Pineda

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197526422
eISBN:
9780197526460
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197526422.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Political Theory

There are few movements more firmly associated with civil disobedience than the civil rights movement. In the mainstream imagination, civil rights activists eschewed coercion, appealed to the ... More


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