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African American Preachers and PoliticsThe Careys of Chicago

African American Preachers and Politics: The Careys of Chicago

Dennis C. Dickerson

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734270
eISBN:
9781621030874
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734270.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

During most of the twentieth century, Archibald J. Carey Sr. (1868–1931) and Archibald J. Carey Jr. (1908–1981), father and son, exemplified a blend of ministry and politics that many African ... More

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

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

Lee E. Williams and Lee E. Williams II

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604731903
eISBN:
9781604738209
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604731903.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This is a study of the terrible racial violence that erupted in four different communities of America during the post World War I years, violence that left hundreds dead or injured and a massive ... More

Anywhere But HereBlack Intellectuals in the Atlantic World and Beyond

Anywhere But Here: Black Intellectuals in the Atlantic World and Beyond

Kendahl Radcliffe, Jennifer Scott, and Anja Werner (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781628461558
eISBN:
9781626740839
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461558.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Anywhere But Here: Black Intellectuals, The Atlantic World and Beyond brings together new scholarship on the cross-cultural experiences of intellectuals of African descent since the 18th century. The ... More

Black Greek-Letter Organizations 2.0New Directions in the Study of African American Fraternities and Sororities

Black Greek-Letter Organizations 2.0: New Directions in the Study of African American Fraternities and Sororities

Matthew W. Hughey and Gregory S. Parks (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604739213
eISBN:
9781604739220
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604739213.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

At the turn of the twentieth century, black fraternities and sororities, also known as black Greek-letter organizations (BGLOs), were an integral part of what W.E.B. Du Bois called the “talented ... More

Borders of EqualityThe NAACP and the Baltimore Civil Rights Struggle, 1914-1970

Borders of Equality: The NAACP and the Baltimore Civil Rights Struggle, 1914-1970

Lee Sartain

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037511
eISBN:
9781621039303
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037511.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

As a border city Baltimore made an ideal arena to push for change during the civil rights movement. It was a city in which all forms of segregation and racism appeared vulnerable to attack by the ... More

Calling Out LibertyThe Stono Slave Rebellion and the Universal Struggle for Human Rights

Calling Out Liberty: The Stono Slave Rebellion and the Universal Struggle for Human Rights

Jack Shuler

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732733
eISBN:
9781604734737
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732733.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

On Sunday, September 9, 1739, twenty Kongolese slaves armed themselves by breaking into a storehouse near the Stono River south of Charleston, South Carolina. They killed twenty-three white ... More

The Case against Afrocentrism

The Case against Afrocentrism

Tunde Adeleke

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732931
eISBN:
9781604732948
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732931.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Postcolonial discourses on African Diaspora history and relations have traditionally focused intensely on highlighting the common experiences and links between black Africans and African Americans. ... More

The Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi

The Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi

Ted Ownby (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781617039331
eISBN:
9781626740037
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039331.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Based on new research and combining multiple scholarly approaches, this book’s chapters tell new stories about the civil rights movement in the state most resistant to change. Chapters raise ... More

Germans and African AmericansTwo Centuries of Exchange

Germans and African Americans: Two Centuries of Exchange

Larry A. Greene and Anke Ortlepp (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737844
eISBN:
9781604737851
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737844.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book examines the relationship between African Americans and one country, Germany. Germans and African Americans encountered one another within the context of their national identities and group ... More

Making a Way out of No WayAfrican American Women and the Second Great Migration

Making a Way out of No Way: African American Women and the Second Great Migration

Lisa Krissoff Boehm

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732160
eISBN:
9781604733501
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732160.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The Second Great Migration, the movement of African Americans between the South and the North that began in the early 1940s and tapered off in the late 1960s, transformed America. This migration of ... More

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