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Accentuate The Positive

Dell Upton

in What Can and Can'T Be Said: Race, Uplift, and Monument Building in the Contemporary South

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300211757
eISBN:
9780300216615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300211757.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the notion that monuments erected in the South to celebrate African American history should present a positive message. It first considers the controversy surrounding the ... More


Conclusion

Lee E. Williams and Lee E. Williams

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

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604731903
eISBN:
9781604738209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604731903.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book has examined the racial riots that erupted in four different communities of America in the years after World War I: Knoxville in Tennessee, Elaine in Arkansas, Tulsa in Oklahoma, and ... More


If We Got That Freedom: “Integration” and the Sexual Politics of Southern College Women, 1940–1960

Susan K. Cahn

in Connexions: Histories of Race and Sex in North America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040399
eISBN:
9780252098819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040399.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines how the discourse of democracy led female students at black, white, co-ed, and single-sex colleges to agitate against rules and regulations that solidified heterosexual norms. ... More


From Menace to Model: Reshaping the “Oriental Problem”

Cecilia M. Tsu

in Garden of the World: Asian Immigrants and the Making of Agriculture in California's Santa Clara Valley

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199734771
eISBN:
9780199344987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734771.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter documents how in the aftermath of a systematic wave of discriminatory legislation aimed at Asians, white residents of the Santa Clara Valley began to adopt positive views of the Asians ... More


Racial and Ethnic Relations during Reconstruction

Jeff Strickland

in Unequal Freedoms: Ethnicity, Race, and White Supremacy in Civil War-Era Charleston

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060798
eISBN:
9780813050867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060798.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Racial and ethnic relations between African Americans, German and Irish immigrants, and white Southerners revealed cooperation and conflict during Reconstruction. White army enlisted men expressed ... More


Introduction

Lee E. Williams and Lee E. Williams

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

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604731903
eISBN:
9781604738209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604731903.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

In the years after World War I, America’s whites responded to black movements for change by imposing a conformity on African Americans reminiscent of the long era of slavery. Racism, lynchings, ... More


The Chicago Riot

Lee E. Williams and Lee E. Williams

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

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604731903
eISBN:
9781604738209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604731903.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

From July 27 to August 1, 1919, a violent riot erupted in Chicago that killed at least 36 people and injured 536 others. In the preceding two years, whites had murdered twenty-seven blacks who ... More


Introduction

Alton Hornsby

in Black Power in Dixie: A Political History of African Americans in Atlanta

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032825
eISBN:
9780813038537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032825.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book focuses on Atlanta, a southern city wherein the African American voter has played a significant role in local politics. This book offers a study of the black politics of this southern city. ... More


Introduction the Pursuit of Selfhood in the Segregated South

Anne C. Rose

in Psychology and Selfhood in the Segregated South

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832813
eISBN:
9781469605630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807894095_rose.4
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This introductory chapter sets out the book's purpose, which is to examine consequences of the psychological idea of an indeterminate self for the American South between the ratification of racial ... More


“This Is a City of Bubbles”: Lagos and the Phenomenon of Colonial Urbanism

Saheed Aderinto

in When Sex Threatened the State: Illicit Sexuality, Nationalism, and Politics in Colonial Nigeria, 1900-1958

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038884
eISBN:
9780252096846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038884.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This chapter discusses the socioeconomic, gendered, and racial structure of colonial Lagos and reveals the identities of individuals and groups that shaped sexual politics. While the British were ... More


A Master on the Periphery of a Periphery: Popular Music, Streetcars, and the Republic

Bruno Carvalho

in Porous City: A Cultural History of Rio de Janeiro

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846319754
eISBN:
9781781381007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319754.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter picks up around the 1870s, when Rio de Janeiro’s streets gain tram (streetcar) lines, the contours of what we could call Brazilian musical forms begin to take shape, and abolition as ... More


Retrospective Prospects

Davis W. Houck, Matthew A. Grindy, and Keith A. Beauchamp

in Emmett Till and the Mississippi Press

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781934110157
eISBN:
9781604733044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781934110157.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter discusses the misconceptions about Emmett Till. It contends that the speculations surrounding Emmett Till are missing some simple facts: his actions may have been just playful adolescent ... More


A Fundamental Component: Suffrage for African American Women

Susan Goodier and Karen Pastorello

in Women Will Vote: Winning Suffrage in New York State

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501705557
eISBN:
9781501713200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705557.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter looks at the story of black women in the New York State woman suffrage movement, which is marked by strained racial relations and exclusionary practices. Black women, like white women, ... More


The Violent Bear It Away

Carole Emberton

in Beyond Redemption: Race, Violence, and the American South after the Civil War

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226024271
eISBN:
9780226024301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226024301.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

During the period from 1868 to 1873, most Southern whites struggled to find the right response to Ulysses Grant’s election and his promise to bring peace to the warring region by protecting black ... More


The Elaine Riot

Lee E. Williams and Lee E. Williams

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

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604731903
eISBN:
9781604738209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604731903.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

World War I brought changes to America that affected sharecroppers in the delta country of Arkansas and strained racial relations between blacks and whites. Whites reacted violently to blacks’ ... More


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