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Watching TV with White Supremacists: A More Complex View of the Colorblind Screen

C. Richard King

in The Colorblind Screen: Television in Post-Racial America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479809769
eISBN:
9781479893331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479809769.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines online discussions among, and historical documents by, advocates of white power—here understood as a broad discursive field that encompasses perspectives typically identified as ... More


Conclusion

Joseph Cheah

in Race and Religion in American Buddhism: White Supremacy and Immigrant Adaptation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199756285
eISBN:
9780199918874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199756285.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter recapitulates the central role that the ideology of white supremacy has played in the two different ways by which Euro-Americans and Burmese ethnic Buddhists have appropriated and ... More


Women in White Supremacist Movements in the Century after Women’s Suffrage

Kathleen Blee

in 100 Years of the Nineteenth Amendment: An Appraisal of Women's Political Activism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190265144
eISBN:
9780190265175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190265144.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

White women have long been associated with organized white supremacism in the United States, but their connection to these politics changed around the time that the Nineteenth Amendment guaranteed ... More


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

Carole Emberton

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226024271
eISBN:
9780226024301
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226024301.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In the months after the end of the Civil War, there was one word on everyone’s lips: redemption. From the fiery language of Radical Republicans calling for a reconstruction of the former Confederacy ... More


Before Brown: Southern Lady Activism

Anne Stefani

in Unlikely Dissenters: White Southern Women in the Fight for Racial Justice, 1920-1970

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060767
eISBN:
9780813051260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060767.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the first generation dealt with in the book, mainly represented by churchwomen's groups, the YWCA, the Association of Southern Women for the Prevention of Lynching, and League ... More


Kipling’s “The White Man’s Burden” and Its Afterlives

Patrick Brantlinger

in Taming Cannibals: Race and the Victorians

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450198
eISBN:
9780801462634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450198.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This epilogue examines the many “afterlives” of “The White Man's Burden.” There have been literally hundreds of reactions to Kipling's notorious white supremacist poem, which he sent to Theodore ... More


Jim Crow Storytelling

Elizabeth Gillespie McRae

in Mothers of Massive Resistance: White Women and the Politics of White Supremacy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190271718
eISBN:
9780190271749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190271718.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Nell Battle Lewis, a liberal white supremacist writing for the Raleigh News and Observer, did important political work for the Jim Crow world by translating everyday experience into stories that ... More


Doubt

Christopher B. Strain

in Burning Faith: Church Arson in the American South

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032399
eISBN:
9780813038919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032399.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter assesses the series of arsons as a racist conspiracy. A number of people claimed that the story of churches burning across the nation was not what it appeared to be. Some people saw in ... More


Black-Led Movement in the Early Cold War (1946–1950)

Philip F. Rubio

in There's Always Work at the Post Office: African American Postal Workers and the Fight for Jobs, Justice, and Equality

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833421
eISBN:
9781469604053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895733_rubio.10
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter illustrates the continuing debate regarding the role of the Cold War in the civil rights movement. For example, Mary Dudziak posits U.S. government political vulnerability, while Carol ... More


Redeemer Nation

Mark Wahlgren Summers

in The Ordeal of the Reunion: A New History of Reconstruction

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469617572
eISBN:
9781469617596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469617572.003.0016
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter describes the rise of a new white supremacist set of “redeemers” in the South. The Redeemers never spoke with one, harsh voice. Their advocates did not repudiate the Reconstruction ... More


Represent and Destroy: Rationalizing Violence in the New Racial Capitalism

Jodi Melamed

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816674244
eISBN:
9781452947426
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816674244.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

In the global convulsions in the aftermath of World War II, one dominant world racial order broke apart and a new one emerged. This story portrays the postwar racial break as a transition from white ... More


Race and the Visions of John Lafayette Girardeau

Otis W. Pickett

in Southern Religion, Southern Culture: Essays Honoring Charles Reagan Wilson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496820471
eISBN:
9781496820518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496820471.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter focuses on John Lafayette Girardeau, a Presbyterian leader who, after the Civil War, simultaneously worked to shape churchly reform and Lost Cause religiosity. Girardeau's postbellum ... More


Faulkner and the Freedom Writers: Slavery’s Narrative in Business Records from Nineteenth-Century Abolitionism to Twenty-First-Century Neoabolitionism

Calvin Schermerhorn

in Faulkner and History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781496809971
eISBN:
9781496810014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496809971.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter contextualizes and explores the interplay of historical narrative and imaginative literature, surveying the historiography to which Faulkner and later writers contributed. Drawing on ... More


Epilogue

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/9780226024301.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter suggests that the roots of reconstruction violence lay deep within American politics, culture, and history. The elements of such culture, present since the revolutionary era, became more ... More


Declarations of Independence: African American Abolitionists and the Struggle for Racial and Rhetorical Self-Determination

Jacqueline Bacon

in Critical Rhetorics of Race

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814762226
eISBN:
9780814765296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762226.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines the rhetoric and critiques of slavery by black abolitionists who were constrained by white abolitionists who held white supremacist beliefs that blacks lacked the intellectual ... More


Becoming Richard Spencer

Rodney A. Smolla

in Confessions of a Free Speech Lawyer: Charlottesville and the Politics of Hate

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749650
eISBN:
9781501749674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749650.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter focuses on Richard Bertrand Spencer, a known racial supremacist from Boston. It describes Spencer as someone dangerous because he was smart. Not only did he know history, politics, and ... More


Black Power in the Alabama Black Belt to the 1970s

Veronica L. Womack

in Beyond Forty Acres and a Mule: African American Landowning Families since Reconstruction

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813039862
eISBN:
9780813043777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813039862.003.0011
Subject:
History, African-American History

Veronica L. Womack argues that white land control, an impoverished working class, and violent race relations resulted in a distinctive form of Black Power in Alabama. African Americans purchased land ... More


The Politics of Mourning in America: From the Greensboro Massacre to the Greensboro Truth and Reconciliation Commission

David W. McIvor

in Mourning in America: Race and the Politics of Loss

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501704956
eISBN:
9781501706189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704956.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter begins with a discussion of an event that came to be known as the Greensboro Massacre. On November 3, 1979, Ku Klux Klansmen disrupted a scheduled rally in a black public-housing ... More


Homeland

Peter R. Neumann

in Bluster: Donald Trump's War on Terror

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190099947
eISBN:
9780197520734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190099947.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter covers Trump's domestic approach towards counterterrorism. It shows that Trump's attitude towards right-wing extremism is one of the most disturbing aspects of his War on Terror. ... More


A Call from the Task Force

Rodney A. Smolla

in Confessions of a Free Speech Lawyer: Charlottesville and the Politics of Hate

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749650
eISBN:
9781501749674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749650.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter introduces the task force created by Governor Terry McAuliffe in Richmond, Virginia that are tasked to study the racial violence in the city of Charlottesville during the summer of 2017. ... More


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