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Anatomy of Four Race Riots: Racial Conflict in Knoxville, Elaine (Arkansas), Tulsa, and Chicago, 1919-1921

Lee E. Williams and Lee E. Williams II

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604731903
eISBN:
9781604738209
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604731903.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This is a study of the terrible racial violence that erupted in four different communities of America during the post World War I years, violence that left hundreds dead or injured and a massive ... More


Bones and Sinews

Matthew Johnson

in Undermining Racial Justice: How One University Embraced Inclusion and Inequality

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501748585
eISBN:
9781501748592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748585.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses how black student activists led a campus strike at the University of Michigan (UM) in 1970, challenging entrenched ideas and practices that seemed so natural and embedded in ... More


Multiracial Americans in college

Marc P. Johnston-Guerrero and Kristen A. Renn

in Race Policy and Multiracial Americans

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447316459
eISBN:
9781447316480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447316459.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter looks at the impact of the growing multiracial college student population on college campuses and how campus environments influence them. It describes the importance of campus racial ... More


The Michigan Mandate

Matthew Johnson

in Undermining Racial Justice: How One University Embraced Inclusion and Inequality

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501748585
eISBN:
9781501748592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748585.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter focuses on the Michigan Mandate, one of the most ambitious racial inclusion initiatives in the University of Michigan's (UM) history. The initiative responded to black student activists ... More


The University as Victim

Matthew Johnson

in Undermining Racial Justice: How One University Embraced Inclusion and Inequality

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501748585
eISBN:
9781501748592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748585.003.0010
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This epilogue details how, in 2006, Michigan voters approved an amendment to the state Constitution that banned affirmative action in public institutions. One way to read Proposal 2 is as the ... More


Challenging the Colossus Responses to U.S. Racism

Anne Fountain

in José Martí, the United States, and Race

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813049748
eISBN:
9780813050447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049748.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter depicts the racial climate of Martí’s time and how it affected his writing and his plans for a Cuban republic that would be free of both Spain and the United States. It provides ... More


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