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Race and the Obama PhenomenonThe Vision of a More Perfect Multiracial Union

Race and the Obama Phenomenon: The Vision of a More Perfect Multiracial Union

G. Reginald Daniel and Hettie V. Williams (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781628460216
eISBN:
9781626740426
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628460216.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Race and the Obama Phenomenon: The Vision of a More Perfect Multiracial Union examines Obama’s election and administration, while engaging the voices of some of the most preeminent race scholars ... More

Raymond Pace AlexanderA New Negro Lawyer Fights for Civil Rights in Philadelphia

Raymond Pace Alexander: A New Negro Lawyer Fights for Civil Rights in Philadelphia

David A. Canton

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734256
eISBN:
9781621036555
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734256.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Raymond Pace Alexander (1897–1974) was a prominent black attorney in Philadelphia and a distinguished member of the National Bar Association, the oldest and largest association of African American ... More

Red Scare Racism and Cold War Black Radicalism

Red Scare Racism and Cold War Black Radicalism

James Zeigler

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781496802385
eISBN:
9781496802439
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496802385.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

A cultural rhetoric study of how the discourse of anticommunism has influenced the politics of race in the United States, this book observes that the Cold War Red Scare contributed to the end of ... More

Rethinking the Irish in the American SouthBeyond Rounders and Reelers

Rethinking the Irish in the American South: Beyond Rounders and Reelers

Bryan Albin Giemza (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037986
eISBN:
9781621039525
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037986.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Studies of the Irish presence in America have tended to look to the main corridors of emigration, and hence outside the American South. Yet the Irish constituted a significant minority in the region. ... More

Revolt of the Tar HeelsThe North Carolina Populist Movement, 1890-1901

Revolt of the Tar Heels: The North Carolina Populist Movement, 1890-1901

James A. Beeby

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604730012
eISBN:
9781604733242
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604730012.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

During the 1890s, North Carolina witnessed a political revolution as the newly formed Populist Party joined with the Republicans to throw out do-nothing, conservative Democrats. Focusing on political ... More

Searching for the New Black ManBlack Masculinity and Women's Bodies

Searching for the New Black Man: Black Masculinity and Women's Bodies

Ronda C. Henry Anthony

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037344
eISBN:
9781621039259
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037344.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Using the slave narratives of Henry Bibb and Frederick Douglass, as well as the work of W. E. B. Du Bois, James Baldwin, Walter Mosley, and Barack Obama, this book examines how women’s bodies are ... More

Second Line RescueImprovised Responses to Katrina and Rita

Second Line Rescue: Improvised Responses to Katrina and Rita

Barry Jean Ancelet, Marcia Gaudet, and Carl Lindahl (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037962
eISBN:
9781621039518
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037962.001.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This book chronicles the brave and creative acts through which Gulf Coast people rescued their neighbors during the chaotic aftermath of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. Ordinary citizens joined in with ... More

Seventh-day Adventists and the Civil Rights Movement

Seventh-day Adventists and the Civil Rights Movement

Samuel G. London, Jr.

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732726
eISBN:
9781604732856
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732726.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book is an in-depth study of the Seventh-day Adventists’s participation in civil rights politics. It considers the extent to which the denomination’s theology influenced how its members ... More

Shocking the ConscienceA Reporter's Account of the Civil Rights Movement

Shocking the Conscience: A Reporter's Account of the Civil Rights Movement

Simeon Booker and Carol McCabe Booker

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037894
eISBN:
9781617037900
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037894.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Within a few years of its first issue in 1951, Jet, a pocket-size magazine, became the “bible” for news of the civil rights movement. It was said, only half-jokingly, “If it wasn’t in Jet, it didn’t ... More

Sitting in DarknessNew South Fiction, Education, and the Rise of Jim Crow Colonialism, 1865-1920

Sitting in Darkness: New South Fiction, Education, and the Rise of Jim Crow Colonialism, 1865-1920

Peter Schmidt

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781934110393
eISBN:
9781604733112
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781934110393.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This book explores how fiction of the Reconstruction and the New South intervenes in debates over black schools, citizen-building, Jim Crow discrimination, and U.S. foreign policy toward its ... More

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