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American Lazarus: Religion and the Rise of African American and Native American Literatures

Joanna Brooks

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195332919
eISBN:
9780199851263
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195332919.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

The 1780s and 1790s were a critical era for communities of color in the new United States of America. Even Thomas Jefferson observed that in the aftermath of the American Revolution, “the spirit of ... More


“Where Do I Fit?”: Building New Identities in Multiracial Communities

Mark R. Warren

in Fire in the Heart: How White Activists Embrace Racial Justice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199751242
eISBN:
9780199943326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751242.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter notes that white activists fall between their social identity with other whites and their political stance with communities of color. In other words, they share a history and culture ... More


How Do Multiracial People Identify Their Children?

Miri Song

in Multiracial Parents: Mixed Families, Generational Change, and the Future of Race

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781479840540
eISBN:
9781479843367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479840540.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter investigates how multiracial people identify their children and what guides their choices. Do participants of various mixed backgrounds differ in how they identify their children? Are ... More


Caribbean and Creole in New Orleans

Angel Adams Parham

in American Creoles: The Francophone Caribbean and the American South

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846317538
eISBN:
9781846317200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317200.004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter presents an ethnographic study of the continuing significance of the Saint-Domingue refugees in the racial and ethnic identifications of the Creoles in New Orleans. This study is based ... More


Race for Citizenship: Black Orientalism and Asian Uplift from Pre-Emancipation to Neoliberal America

Helen Heran Jun

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814742976
eISBN:
9780814743324
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814742976.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book explores how the history of U.S. citizenship has positioned Asian Americans and African Americans in interlocking socio-political relationships since the mid-nineteenth century. Rejecting ... More


Conversations about Race

John Iceland

in Race and Ethnicity in America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520286900
eISBN:
9780520961975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286900.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter introduces themes covered in the book. It highlights patterns of racial and ethnic inequality, briefly introduces theories used to explain these patterns, and discusses the importance of ... More


Afrocentric Intellectuals and the Burden of History

Tunde Adeleke

in Black Intellectual Thought in Modern America: A Historical Perspective

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496813657
eISBN:
9781496813695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496813657.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter offers an intellectual history of a concept that has divided African American intellectuals as much as it has brought them together: Afrocentrism. It is a way of narrating the past that ... More


The “New Black Voter” and Obama’s Presidential Campaign

Sarah Cote Hampson

in Historic Firsts: How Symbolic Empowerment Changes U.S. Politics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199314171
eISBN:
9780190275099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199314171.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The chapter uses data from the 2008 American National Election Studies (ANES) time series to examine symbolic empowerment and its impact on political behavior. The chapter reveals that voting in the ... More


Preparing for Trial: Gathering Evidence and Selecting Cases for Prosecution

Fred L. Borch

in Military Trials of War Criminals in the Netherlands East Indies 1946-1949

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198777168
eISBN:
9780191822964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198777168.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Netherlands East Indies authorities faced a number of obstacles in preparing for trial. Many Japanese nationals who had committed war crimes in the Indies were no longer available. Some were dead, ... More


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