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New Crusades for Justice “Do the work that the others refuse”

Linda O. McMurry

in To Keep the Waters Troubled: The Life of Ida B. Wells

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195139273
eISBN:
9780199848911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195139273.003.0015
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses Wells-Barnett's activism in 1910. Failing to find an adequate institutional base for her crusade, she began creating her own vehicles for activism. She continued to fight ... More


The Color Line

Shawn Leigh Alexander

in T. Thomas Fortune, the Afro-American Agitator: A Collection of Writings, 1880-1928

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032320
eISBN:
9780813039084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032320.003.0024
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter presents the editorial, “ The Color Line,” where the young Fortune responded forcefully to the New York Sun's critical comments about the way in which the African American community ... More


Christians and the Color Line: Race and Religion after Divided by Faith

Philip Luke Sinitiere

J. Russell Hawkins (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199329502
eISBN:
9780199369362
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199329502.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Building on the foundation laid by Divided by Faith: Evangelical Religion and the Problem of Race in America (Oxford, 2000), this book offers an updated analysis of the complex entanglement of race ... More


The New Black Politician: Cory Booker, Newark, and Post-Racial America

Andra Gillespie

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814732441
eISBN:
9780814738689
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814732441.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

At the beginning of the 21st century, a vanguard of young, affluent black leadership has emerged, often clashing with older generations of black leadership for power. The 2002 Newark mayoral race, ... More


Reaping the Whirlwind: Immigration and Riot, 1830–1850

Kyle T. Bulthuis

in Four Steeples over the City Streets: Religion and Society in New York's Early Republic Congregations

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479814275
eISBN:
9781479894178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479814275.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines the full consequences of the domestication of church life in the 1830s and 1840s. Racial fissures grew absolute, and swept the last remains of hope for racial unity from the ... More


The South's Countersuit: William Mac-Creary Burwell's White Acre vs. Black Acre

Jeannine Marie DeLombard

in Slavery on Trial: Law, Abolitionism, and Print Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807830864
eISBN:
9781469605791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807887738_delombard.10
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses William Mac-Creary Burwell's White Acre vs. Black Acre, a proslavery novel that relates with humor the history of the quarrel between the North and the South with reference to ... More


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