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East Meets Black: Asian and Black Masculinities in the Post-Civil Rights Era

Chong Chon-Smith

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628462050
eISBN:
9781626745292
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462050.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This book provides an understanding of the inspiring, contradictory, hostile, resonant, and unarticulated ways in which Asian American and African American cultural formation occurs. Through the ... More


Known Rivers/New Forms

Richard Iton

in In Search of the Black Fantastic: Politics and Popular Culture in the Post-Civil Rights Era

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195178463
eISBN:
9780199851812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178463.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

We have come to realize that the exclusion and marginalization of the blacks in the United States illustrates a dynamic wherein this same group of people simultaneously experience the opposite — a ... More


Conclusion

Steve Estes

in Charleston In Black and White: Race and Power in the South after the Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469622323
eISBN:
9781469624921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622323.003.0010
Subject:
History, African-American History

This concluding chapter argues that Charleston's problem was a reflection of the great paradox that defined the post-civil rights era, the increasing opportunity and even affluence of middle-and ... More


The Audacity of Hope Jones: Alice Randall’s Rebel Yell and the Idealization of Barack Obama

Cameron Leader-Picone

in Black and More than Black: African American Fiction in the Post Era

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781496824516
eISBN:
9781496824547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496824516.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter analyzes the specific representation of Barack Obama as a fictional character in Alice Randall’s 2009 novel Rebel Yell. This chapter argues that Randall’s fictional representation of ... More


Little Black Joe

Steve Estes

in Charleston In Black and White: Race and Power in the South after the Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469622323
eISBN:
9781469624921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622323.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter documents the life and career of the Charleston politician Joseph P. Riley Jr.—also known as “Little Black Joe”—so-called by his fellow politicians because of his comparatively more ... More


Dream and Legacy: Dr. Martin Luther King in the Post-Civil Rights Era

Michael L. Clemons, Donathan L. Brown, and William H. L. Dorsey (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496811844
eISBN:
9781496811882
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496811844.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This book examines how Martin Luther King's life and work had a profound, if unpredictable, impact on the course of the United States since the civil rights era. A global icon of freedom, justice, ... More


Renegotiating Racial Discourse: The Blues, Black Feminist Thought, and Post–Civil Rights Literary Renewal in Gayl Jones’s Corregidora

Jermaine Singleton

in Black Cultural Production after Civil Rights

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042775
eISBN:
9780252051630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042775.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Published in 1975, Gayl Jones’s Corregidora emerged amid the onset of post-civil rights era politics of black respectability and neoliberal ideology and policies that rendered black communities and ... More


Race against Crime

Steve Estes

in Charleston In Black and White: Race and Power in the South after the Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469622323
eISBN:
9781469624921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622323.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter explores the dilemmas faced by southern lawmen in communities like Charleston, in order to understand better the ways the civil rights movement succeeded and failed in altering power ... More


Barack Obama’s White Appeal and the Perverse Racial Politics of the Post–Civil Rights Era

Paul Street

in Race and the Obama Phenomenon: The Vision of a More Perfect Multiracial Union

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781628460216
eISBN:
9781626740426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628460216.003.0014
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter argues that it is historically significant that droves of whites are willing to embrace a black presidential candidate. Indeed, forty years ago, it would have been impossible for a black ... More


Reconceptualizing the “Urban”: Examining Race, Class, and Demographic Change in Cities and Their Public Schools

Linn Posey-Maddox

in When Middle-Class Parents Choose Urban Schools: Class, Race, and the Challenge of Equity in Public Education

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226120188
eISBN:
9780226120355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226120355.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter builds a case for a more nuanced understanding of urban schools and populations, discussing changes in cities and metropolitan regions over the last two decades and the significance of ... More


The Paradox of Success: Civil Rights and the Presidency in a New Era

Kenneth Osgood and Derrick E. White

in Winning While Losing: Civil Rights, the Conservative Movement, and the Presidency from Nixon to Obama

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813049083
eISBN:
9780813046976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049083.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter outlines the paradox of the lessening of overt racial discrimination and the empirical realities of an increase in economic and social inequality. The chapter sketches out the beginnings ... More


Dancing in New York

Halifu Osumare

in Dancing in Blackness: A Memoir

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813056616
eISBN:
9780813053530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056616.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter describes the author’s return to the US after almost 3 years in Europe and continues to explore her blackness in the post-Civil Rights era of the early 70s (first in Boston and then in ... More


Follow Me into a Solo

Lester K. Spence

in Stare in the Darkness: The Limits of Hip-hop and Black Politics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816669875
eISBN:
9781452947068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816669875.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

This book is primarily concerned with the politics ingrained within rap and hip-hop’s production, circulation, and consumption. There are four aspects to be examined: rap and hip-hop’s popularity, ... More


Introduction: Welcome to Post-Racial America

Catherine R. Squires

in The Post-Racial Mystique: Media and Race in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814762899
eISBN:
9780814770788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762899.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This introductory chapter briefly analyzes the emergence of the term “post-racial,” paying special attention to the discussions of the meaning of race—particularly the meaning of black identity—which ... More


Conclusion

Luis Daniel Gascón and Aaron Roussell

in The Limits of Community Policing: Civilian Power and Police Accountability in Black and Brown Los Angeles

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479871209
eISBN:
9781479870318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479871209.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter opens with the CPAB asking to be a part of the investigation into the Dorner incident but being denied that ability given LAPD’s existing (internal) review structure. Using this scene, ... More


We Are an African People: Independent Education, Black Power, and the Radical Imagination

Russell Rickford

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199861477
eISBN:
9780190455637
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199861477.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the late 1960s and 1970s, scores of black nationalist and Pan Africanist private schools, from preschools to postsecondary institutions, appeared in urban centers across the United States. Such ... More


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