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After the DreamBlack and White Southerners since 1965

After the Dream: Black and White Southerners since 1965

Timothy J. Minchin and John A. Salmond

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813129785
eISBN:
9780813135625
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813129785.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Martin Luther King's 1965 address from Montgomery, Alabama, the center of much racial conflict at the time and the location of the well-publicized bus boycott a decade earlier, is often considered by ... More

America's First Black SocialistThe Radical Life of Peter H. Clark

America's First Black Socialist: The Radical Life of Peter H. Clark

Nikki M. Taylor

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813140773
eISBN:
9780813141428
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813140773.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

America’s First Black Socialist: The Radical Life of Peter H. Clark is a political and intellectual biography of one of the foremost activists, intellectuals, orators, and politicians in 19th century ... More

Art for EqualityThe NAACPs Cultural Campaign for Civil Rights

Art for Equality: The NAACPs Cultural Campaign for Civil Rights

Jenny Woodley

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813145167
eISBN:
9780813145471
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813145167.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book explores what James Weldon Johnson called the “art approach to the Negro problem.” The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) developed a strategy that attempted ... More

Becoming KingMartin Luther King Jr. and the Making of a National Leader

Becoming King: Martin Luther King Jr. and the Making of a National Leader

Troy Jackson

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125206
eISBN:
9780813135045
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125206.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Without question, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is the face of the civil rights revolution that reshaped the social and political landscape of the United States. Although many biographers and historians ... More

Bluejackets and ContrabandsAfrican Americans and the Union Navy

Bluejackets and Contrabands: African Americans and the Union Navy

Barbara Brooks Tomblin

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125541
eISBN:
9780813135311
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125541.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

One of the lesser-known stories of the Civil War is the role played by escaped slaves in the Union blockade along the Atlantic coast. From the beginning of the war, many African American refugees ... More

Civil Rights in the Gateway to the SouthLouisville, Kentucky, 1945-1980

Civil Rights in the Gateway to the South: Louisville, Kentucky, 1945-1980

Tracy E. K'Meyer

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125398
eISBN:
9780813135274
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125398.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Situated on the banks of the Ohio River, Louisville, Kentucky, represents a cultural and geographical intersection of North and South. Throughout its history, Louisville has simultaneously displayed ... More

Constructing Affirmative ActionThe Struggle for Equal Employment Opportunity

Constructing Affirmative Action: The Struggle for Equal Employment Opportunity

David Hamilton Golland

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813129976
eISBN:
9780813135472
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813129976.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Between 1965, when President Lyndon B. Johnson defined affirmative action as a legitimate federal goal, and 1972, when President Richard M. Nixon named one of affirmative action's chief antagonists ... More

Entangled by White SupremacyReform in World War I-era South Carolina

Entangled by White Supremacy: Reform in World War I-era South Carolina

Janet G. Hudson

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125022
eISBN:
9780813135182
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125022.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book analyzes World War I-era South Carolina, a state whose white minority maintained political power by rigidly enforcing white supremacy over an African American majority. Considering the ... More

Family or FreedomPeople of Color in the Antebellum South

Family or Freedom: People of Color in the Antebellum South

Emily West

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813136929
eISBN:
9780813141350
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136929.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book explores the expulsion and enslavement of free people of color in the antebellum South. It considers why Southern states moved towards expelling and enslaving free blacks in the 1850s, and ... More

Fighting Jim Crow in the County of KingsThe Congress of Racial Equality in Brooklyn

Fighting Jim Crow in the County of Kings: The Congress of Racial Equality in Brooklyn

Brian Purnell

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813141824
eISBN:
9780813142609
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813141824.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book documents the history of Brooklyn CORE from 1960-1964. The everyday, internal dynamics of this interracial chapter, and its relationship with National CORE and the wider movement, take ... More

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