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Race, Ethnicity, and a Theory of Substantive Representation in Congressional Oversight

Michael D. Minta

in Oversight: Representing the Interests of Blacks and Latinos in Congress

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149257
eISBN:
9781400840342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149257.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter outlines the relationship between race, ethnicity, and substantive representation via an in-depth discussion of how racial and ethnic group consciousness operates among black and Latino ... More


Politicizing Identities: Linking Identity to Politics

Candis Watts Smith

in Black Mosaic: The Politics of Black Pan-Ethnic Diversity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479823543
eISBN:
9781479811113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479823543.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter focuses on racial group consciousness of African Americans. Gabriel Sanchez asserts that “group consciousness is a resource that generates political activity through an individual's ... More


Attitudinal Barriers to Change

Kathleen M. German

in Promises of Citizenship: Film Recruitment of African Americans in World War II

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496812353
eISBN:
9781496812391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496812353.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter traces the evolution of American racial attitudes and the violence it engendered among civilians and soldiers during World War II. Even though the majority of all Americans supported the ... More


Ambivalent Outcomes: Blackness and the Return of Racial Passing

Habiba Ibrahim

in Troubling the Family: The Promise of Personhood and the Rise of Multiracialism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679171
eISBN:
9781452948331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679171.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses the modernist literary convention of racial passing, which is appropriated at the end of the twentieth century, to access the genealogical turn that resulted in a neutral ... More


Catholicism and Afro-Brazilian Identity

Stephen Selka

in Religion and the Politics of Ethnic Identity in Bahia, Brazil

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813031712
eISBN:
9780813039572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813031712.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Salvador da Bahia is a major port and it has been the center of colonialism for the past two hundred years. It was the place for slave importation and the center of the sugar industry, and these two ... More


National Rhetoric and Suppression of Black Consciousness in Poems by Federico Escobar and Gaspar Octavio Hernández

Sonja Stephenson Watson

in The Politics of Race in Panama: Afro-Hispanic and West Indian Literary Discourses of Contention

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049861
eISBN:
9780813050331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049861.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter conveys how poets Escobar and Hernández promoted nationality over race. In the few poems that evince racial consciousness, the writers primarily subordinate their blackness to either ... More


Coloring the Social Structure: Racial Politics during the Duvalierist Dictatorial Regime of 1957–87

CAROLLE CHARLES

in Race, Colonialism, and Social Transformation in Latin America and the Caribbean

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032641
eISBN:
9780813038230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032641.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter attempts to analyze the ways in which the Duvalierist state used an inherited color ideology and how racial politics become central to the exercise of power and to the creation of ... More


A Great Conspiracy against Our Race: Italian Immigrant Newspapers and the Construction of Whiteness in the Early 20th Century

Peter G. Vellon

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814788486
eISBN:
9780814788493
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814788486.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Racial history has always been the thorn in America's side, with a swath of injustices—slavery, lynching, segregation, and many other ills—perpetrated against black people. This very history is ... More


“Black No More”

Jeffrey B. Ferguson

in The Sage of Sugar Hill: George S. Schuyler and the Harlem Renaissance

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300109016
eISBN:
9780300133462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300109016.003.0008
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines different aspects of the satire “Black No More” by George Schuyler, who challenged racial perspectives in his own time and also struck hard at many perennial themes of American ... More


Introduction

Stephen Selka

in Religion and the Politics of Ethnic Identity in Bahia, Brazil

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813031712
eISBN:
9780813039572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813031712.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This book focuses on Brazilians of African descent. Focus is particularly directed on their Catholicism and their influences from African-derived religions in constructing their racial identities. ... More


The Rise of Chicago's Black Metropolis, 1920-1929

Christopher Robert Reed

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036231
eISBN:
9780252093173
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036231.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

During the Roaring 1920s, African Americans rapidly transformed their Chicago into a “black metropolis.” This book describes the rise of African Americans in Chicago's political economy, bringing to ... More


The Ancestral Consciousness Period (1921–1923)

Robert B. Jones

in The Collected Poems of Jean Toomer

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807842096
eISBN:
9781469616421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807842096.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This part of the book includes poems characterized by forms of racial consciousness and Afro-American mysticism. Between September 1921 and December 1922, Toomer wrote the poems in Cane which are ... More


From Oberlin to Berlin

Marva Griffin Carter

in Swing Along: The Musical Life of Will Marion Cook

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195108910
eISBN:
9780199865796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195108910.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter discusses how Will Cook satisfied his musical interest by seriously studying the violin from 1883 to 1887 at Oberlin Conservatory. It discusses how Will outgrew Professor Doolittle’s ... More


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