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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

Martin Luther King's Biblical EpicHis Final, Great Speech

Martin Luther King's Biblical Epic: His Final, Great Speech

Keith D. Miller

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617031083
eISBN:
9781617031090
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617031083.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

In his final speech “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop,” Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his support of African American garbage workers on strike in Memphis. Although some consider this oration his ... More

The Mulatta and the Politics of Race

The Mulatta and the Politics of Race

Teresa C. Zackodnik

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604735543
eISBN:
9781604730579
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604735543.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

From abolition through the years just before the civil rights struggle began, African American women recognized that a mixed-race woman made for a powerful and, at times, very useful figure in the ... More

Of Times and RaceEssays Inspired by John F. Marszalek

Of Times and Race: Essays Inspired by John F. Marszalek

Michael B. Ballard and Mark R. Cheathem (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617036392
eISBN:
9781621030522
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617036392.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book contains eight essays on African American history from the Jacksonian era through the early twentieth century. Taken together, these essays, inspired by noted scholar John F. Marszalek, ... More

On the GroundThe Black Panther Party in Communities across America

On the Ground: The Black Panther Party in Communities across America

Judson L. Jeffries (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734928
eISBN:
9781621035916
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734928.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The Black Panther Party suffers from a distorted image largely framed by television and print media, including the Panthers’ own newspaper. These sources frequently reduced the entire organization to ... 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

The Properties of ViolenceClaims to Ownership in Representations of Lynching

The Properties of Violence: Claims to Ownership in Representations of Lynching

Sandy Alexandre

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617036651
eISBN:
9781621030423
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617036651.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book focuses on two connected issues: representations of lynching in late-nineteenth and twentieth-century American photographs, poetry, and fiction; and those representations’ effects. It shows ... 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

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

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

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