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Free Black Family and Household Economy

Brenda E. Stevenson

in Life in Black and White: Family and Community in the Slave South

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195118032
eISBN:
9780199853793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195118032.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Loudoun, with its bigoted white community, has made it almost impossible for a free person of color to earn a decent living within the town. Land speculation and monopolist practices precluded the ... More


The White Community: Patterns of Settlement, Development, and Conflict

Brenda E. Stevenson

in Life in Black and White: Family and Community in the Slave South

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195118032
eISBN:
9780199853793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195118032.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The chapter opens with a history of Loudoun's white community, from the challenges faced by its early European settlers versus the native Indian community to the complicated territorial maneuverings ... More


Introduction

Brenda E. Stevenson

in Life in Black and White: Family and Community in the Slave South

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195118032
eISBN:
9780199853793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195118032.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The book begins with an account of the circumstances leading to the divorce of one William Yonson and his wife Eliza Jane in the Southern town of Loudoun in the pre-Civil war years. Its impact and ... More


Separate but Equal

Curtiss Paul DeYoung

in United by Faith: The Multiracial Congregation as an Answer to the Problem of Race

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195152159
eISBN:
9780199849659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195152159.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

As has been seen Native American and African American congregations were separately established as a result of racism. This chapter looks at a number of other questions which have arisen: Would the ... More


The Ties That Bind: Schools, Stories, and the Black Community of Earle

Mara Casey Tieken

in Why Rural Schools Matter

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781469618487
eISBN:
9781469618500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618487.003.0005
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This chapter describes two schools located in Earle, Arkansas. In contrast with Delight, the school and community in Earle has a legacy of racialized exclusion and inequality rather than relative ... 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


Brown in the Windy City: Mexicans and Puerto Ricans in Postwar Chicago

Lilia Fernandez

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226244259
eISBN:
9780226244280
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226244280.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Like other industrial cities in the postwar period, Chicago underwent the dramatic population shifts that radically changed the complexion of the urban north. As African American populations grew and ... More


The Disparate Racial Neighborhood Impacts of Metropolitan Economic Restructuring

George Galster, Ronald Mincy, and Mitch Tobin

in Race, Poverty, and Domestic Policy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300095418
eISBN:
9780300129847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300095418.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The economic restructuring of metropolitan areas has had disparate impacts on neighborhoods populated by minority groups. This chapter examines the impacts of the restructuring of the US economy in ... More


James Brown's “Superbad” and the double-voiced utterance

David Brackett

in Interpreting Popular Music

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520225411
eISBN:
9780520925700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225411.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter explores the discursive space in which the concepts of “blackness” and African American music have been produced and analyzes how these concepts function in James Brown's 1970 recording ... More


Can Anything Beat White?: A Black Family's Letters

Elisabeth Petry (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617033209
eISBN:
9781617030680
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617033209.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

Ann Petry (1908–1997) achieved prominence during a period in which few black women were published with regularity in America. Her novels Country Place (1947) and The Narrows (1988), along with ... More


We Suffered Our Children to Be Destroyed

Jill Ogline Titus

in Brown's Battleground: Students, Segregationists, and the Struggle for Justice in Prince Edward County, Virginia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835074
eISBN:
9781469602455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869369_titus.6
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter describes how Prince Edward blacks threw themselves into organizing the Prince Edward County Christian Association (PECCA) while the white community expressed its solidarity through ... More


Resistance through Exodus: Private Schools as a Countermovement

Natalie G. Adams and James H. Adams

in Just Trying to Have School: The Struggle for Desegregation in Mississippi

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496819536
eISBN:
9781496819581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496819536.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter suggests that the establishment of private segregationist academies throughout the state was the ultimate form of white resistance to school desegregation. In some school districts, the ... More


The Scots presence at the Cape

John M. MacKenzie and Nigel R. Dalziel

in The Scots in South Africa: Ethnicity, Identity, Gender and Race, 1772-1914

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076084
eISBN:
9781781702741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076084.003.0002
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Scots did not wait until the first British capture of the Cape in 1795 to be engaged in the establishment of a white community at the southern tip of Africa. In this respect, they were following a ... More


Panning for Gold

Kolan Thomas Morelock

in Taking the Town: Collegiate and Community Culture in the Bluegrass, 1880-1917

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125046
eISBN:
9780813135113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125046.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Southern intellectual life experienced a significant flourish in spite of being situated in a regional and local social environment characterized by change, violence, and disorder. The collegiate and ... More


Slave Violence

Larry Eugene Rivers

in Rebels and Runaways: Slave Resistance in Nineteenth-Century Florida

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036910
eISBN:
9780252094033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036910.003.0010
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines how acts of physical violence remained the ultimate demonstration of discontent with the institution of slavery. Violence could result in the destruction of human lives but ... More


Resettlement and Dispersal

in Concentration Camps on the Home Front: Japanese Americans in the House of Jim Crow

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226354767
eISBN:
9780226354774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226354774.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter details how from 1943 authorities pushed many inmates out of the camps. Not back to their homes in California, Oregon, Washington, and Hawaii, but into “normal” American communities in ... More


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