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Racial TerrorismA Rhetorical Investigation of Lynching

Racial Terrorism: A Rhetorical Investigation of Lynching

Marouf A. Hasian Jr. and Nicholas S. Paliewicz

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781496831743
eISBN:
9781496831774
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496831743.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book provides readers with a critical rhetorical study of Montgomery, Alabama’s Legacy Museum and National Memorial for Peace and Justice. Using critical genealogical methods, the authors argue ... More

No Future in This CountryThe Prophetic Pessimism of Bishop Henry McNeal Turner

No Future in This Country: The Prophetic Pessimism of Bishop Henry McNeal Turner

Andre E. Johnson

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496830708
eISBN:
9781496830678
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496830708.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

No Future in This Country: The Prophetic Pessimism of Bishop Henry McNeal Turner is a rhetorical history of the public career of Bishop Turner during a critical point in American history—from ... More

JockomoThe Native Roots of Mardi Gras Indians

Jockomo: The Native Roots of Mardi Gras Indians

Shane Lief and John McCusker

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781496825896
eISBN:
9781496825933
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496825896.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book represents the very first publication to explore how Native American traditions have influenced the history of New Orleans music over the past three centuries, specifically how this ... More

The Practice of FolkloreEssays toward a Theory of Tradition

The Practice of Folklore: Essays toward a Theory of Tradition

Simon J. Bronner

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496822628
eISBN:
9781496822673
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496822628.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book proposes to answer the pressing philosophical as well as psychological question of why people repeat themselves. It redefines folklore as traditional knowledge that serves this need in ... More

Peculiar RhetoricSlavery, Freedom, and the African Colonization Movement

Peculiar Rhetoric: Slavery, Freedom, and the African Colonization Movement

Bjørn F. Stillion Southard

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496823694
eISBN:
9781496823724
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496823694.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The African colonization movement plays a peculiar role in the study of racial equality in the United States. For white colonizationists, the movement was positioned as a compromise between slavery ... More

The Pinkster King and the King of KongoThe Forgotten History of America's Dutch-Owned Slaves

The Pinkster King and the King of Kongo: The Forgotten History of America's Dutch-Owned Slaves

Jeroen Dewulf

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496808813
eISBN:
9781496808851
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496808813.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book presents the history of the nation’s forgotten Dutch slave community and free Dutch-speaking African-Americans from seventeenth-century New Amsterdam to nineteenth-century New York and New ... More

Prison PowerHow Prison Influenced the Movement for Black Liberation

Prison Power: How Prison Influenced the Movement for Black Liberation

Lisa M. Corrigan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781496809070
eISBN:
9781496809117
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496809070.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Prison Power centers imprisonment in the history of black liberation as a rhetorical, theoretical, physical, and media resource as activists developed movement tactics and ideology to counter white ... 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

Wednesdays in MississippiProper Ladies Working for Radical Change, Freedom Summer 1964

Wednesdays in Mississippi: Proper Ladies Working for Radical Change, Freedom Summer 1964

Debbie Z. Harwell

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781628460957
eISBN:
9781626740556
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628460957.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

When you think about civil rights activists, do you picture middle-aged, middle-class northern women in white gloves and tidy dresses meeting for coffee with their southern counterparts? This book ... More

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

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