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One. Politics in the Present-Past

Lawrie Balfour

in Democracy's Reconstruction: Thinking Politically with W.E.B. Du Bois

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195377293
eISBN:
9780199893768
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377293.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter begins with a brief discussion of the controversy sparked by the Virginia General Assembly's introduction of a joint resolution on January 10, 2007, atoning for Virginia's part in the ... More


Introduction

Jonathan Y. Okamura

in Raced to Death in 1920s Hawai i: Injustice and Revenge in the Fukunaga Case

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042607
eISBN:
9780252051449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042607.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The introduction presents the book’s principal argument that the speedy conviction and death sentence given to Myles Fukunaga, a likely insane Japanese American teenager, for killing a ten-year-old ... More


Conclusion: Fukunaga and Kahahawai

Jonathan Y. Okamura

in Raced to Death in 1920s Hawai i: Injustice and Revenge in the Fukunaga Case

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042607
eISBN:
9780252051449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042607.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The Conclusion provides a racial comparison between the Fukunaga and Kahahawai cases and argues that Joe Kahahawai was also raced to death after being falsely accused of raping Thalia Massie. Based ... More


Raced to Death in 1920s Hawai i: Injustice and Revenge in the Fukunaga Case

Jonathan Y. Okamura

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042607
eISBN:
9780252051449
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042607.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This book analyzes the larger racial significance of the quick conviction and death sentence given to a likely insane Japanese American, Myles Fukunaga, for murdering a White boy, Gill Jamieson, in ... More


Introduction: Race and American Liberalism

Carol A. Horton

in Race and the Making of American Liberalism

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195143485
eISBN:
9780199850402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195143485.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

What is the best way to understand the relationship between race and liberalism in American political development? Has the historical experience of racial inequality been a troubling exception to a ... More


The Racial Setting of Hawai‘i in the 1920s

Jonathan Y. Okamura

in Raced to Death in 1920s Hawai i: Injustice and Revenge in the Fukunaga Case

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042607
eISBN:
9780252051449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042607.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter situates the Fukunaga case in the racial setting of Hawai‘i during the 1920s, when the anti-Japanese movement peaked before World War II. It begins by discussing Haole political and ... More


Introduction: Exorcising America’s Demons, Building Ethical Democracy

Richard L. Wood and Brad R. Fulton

in A Shared Future: Faith-Based Organizing for Racial Equity and Ethical Democracy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226305974
eISBN:
9780226306162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226306162.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Three demons bedevil contemporary American democracy in the domestic realm: economic inequality, the paralysis of federal policy-making, and racial injustice. American politics in the years ahead ... More


The Broken Promise of Liberal Revolution

Carol A. Horton

in Race and the Making of American Liberalism

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195143485
eISBN:
9780199850402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195143485.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter deals with the meteoric rise and fall of social liberalism in the United States during the mid- to late 1960s. In 1964, movement activists and their allies optimistically believed that ... More


A Shared Future: Faith-Based Organizing for Racial Equity and Ethical Democracy

Richard L. Wood and Brad R. Fulton

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226305974
eISBN:
9780226306162
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226306162.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

A Shared Future analyzes contemporary political work for racial equity in the United States within a social movement sector known as faith-based community organizing. In collaboration with faith ... More


Racism and Responsibility

Ladelle McWhorter

in Difficulties of Ethical Life

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823229734
eISBN:
9780823235186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823229734.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter explores how intentional racism prevented people (who are discriminated) from making greater political and economic progress. It reveals that racial injustice does not begin with ... More


Strategic Innovation and Democratic Theory

Richard L. Wood and Brad R. Fulton

in A Shared Future: Faith-Based Organizing for Racial Equity and Ethical Democracy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226305974
eISBN:
9780226306162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226306162.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter summarizes how faith-based community organizing challenges three key demons of contemporary American democracy: rising economic inequality, racial injustice, and the continuing paralysis ... More


Racial Bias and Injustice in Jury Selection and Trial

Jonathan Y. Okamura

in Raced to Death in 1920s Hawai i: Injustice and Revenge in the Fukunaga Case

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042607
eISBN:
9780252051449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042607.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter begins by reviewing one of the major racial injustices in the Fukunaga case—the voir dire examination of the prospective jurors for his trial. The great majority of those who served on ... More


Unsettling the Democratic Score: Music and Urban Insurgency

Todd F. Tietchen

in Cubalogues: Beat Writers in Revolutionary Havana

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035208
eISBN:
9780813039633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035208.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter traces the evolution of black nationalism and anticolonialism in Amiri Baraka's work, paying particular attention to the publication history of “Cuba Libre,” which first appeared in the ... More


Introduction: Race and Medicine: Framing [Is] the Problem

Leszek Koczanowicz

in Race in a Bottle: The Story of BiDil and Racialized Medicine in a Post-Genomic Age

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231162999
eISBN:
9780231531276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231162999.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This introductory chapter explores the intersections of race, science, law, and commerce and shows how a larger scheme of institutional, legal, and commercial imperatives is shaping the use of race ... More


Prediction and Incapacitation

Michael Tonry

in Doing Justice, Preventing Crime

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780195320503
eISBN:
9780197523094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195320503.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Predictions of future violence by individuals are substantially more often wrong than right. Minority offenders are more often incorrectly predicted to be violent than are white offenders. White ... More


“We’ve Got to Try Something”: The Male Academy Initiatives

Juliet A. Williams

in Separation Solution?: Single-Sex Education and the New Politics of Gender Equality

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520288959
eISBN:
9780520963788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288959.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter explains how single-sex education emerged in the late 1980s to address the public education crisis in inner-city schools. In this period, education reformers proposed single-sex ... More


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

Courtney R. Baker

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039485
eISBN:
9780252097591
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039485.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

In the history of black America, the image of the mortal, wounded, and dead black body has long been looked at by others from a safe distance. This book questions the relationship between the ... More


Night Train, Freedom Train: Black Youth and Racial Politics in the Early Cold War

Laurie B. Green

in Battling the Plantation Mentality: Memphis and the Black Freedom Struggle

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807831069
eISBN:
9781469604534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888872_green.7
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the politicization of young African Americans in Memphis in the early Cold War period and its intersection with the Freedom Train controversy and the 1948 elections. Focusing on ... More


Civil Rights in the Gateway to the South: Louisville, Kentucky, 1945-1980

Tracy E. K'Meyer

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125398
eISBN:
9780813135274
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125398.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Situated on the banks of the Ohio River, Louisville, Kentucky, represents a cultural and geographical intersection of North and South. Throughout its history, Louisville has simultaneously displayed ... More


A Mobilized Diaspora: The First World War and Black Soldiers as New Negroes

Chad Williams

in Escape from New York: The New Negro Renaissance beyond Harlem

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677382
eISBN:
9781452947877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677382.003.0011
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the impact of World War I on soldiers of African descent and their place, as both symbols and historical actors, in the New Negro movement. It considers how black soldiers from ... More


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