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Jim Crow Guide to the U.S.A.... - Stetson Kennedy

Jim Crow Guide to the U.S.A....Stetson Kennedy

Jim Crow Guide documents the system of legally imposed American apartheid that prevailed during what Stetson Kennedy calls “the long century from Emancipation to the Overcoming.” The mock guidebook covers every area of activity where the te… more

Jim Crow Guide to the U.S.A.: The Laws, Customs and Etiquette Governing the Conduct of Nonwhites and Other Minorities as Second-Class Citizens
Stetson Kennedy
University Alabama Press , English
Permanent Waves - Julie Willett

Permanent WavesJulie Willett

Throughout the twentieth century, beauty shops have been places where women could enjoy the company of other women, exchange information, and share secrets. The female equivalent of barbershops, they have been institutions vital to communit… more

Permanent Waves
Julie Willett
BEATING THE ODDS: PEDAGOGY, ... - Dr. James Oliver Richardson Jr.

BEATING THE ODDS: PEDAGOGY, ...Dr. James Oliver Richardson Jr.

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The purpose of my qualitative research is to reveal how four African-American men overcame inferior education and Jim Crow laws. In the early twentiethcentury the social and economic conditions of African American men were appalling,yet th… more

Dr. James Oliver Richardson Jr.
Trafford , English
Stories from the Back of the Bus - Joseph Moore

Stories from the Back of the BusJoseph Moore

My book tells the story of what it was like living in the segregated south; New Orleans in particular. It relates how I and a few friends suffered under the yoke of segregation, Jim Crow laws and what we accomplished to secure change in our… more

Stories from the Back of the Bus
Joseph Moore
PublishAmerica , English


Warren argues, quite bluntly, that “African American literature” has outlived its relevance as the dominant category for poetry, fiction, and plays written by African Americans. Contradicting an influential portion of the field, which regar… more

Kenneth W. Warren
Harvard University Press , English
Freedom Dreams: The Black Ra... - Robin D.G. Kelley

Freedom Dreams: The Black Ra...Robin D.G. Kelley

Kelley unearths freedom dreams in this exciting history of renegade intellectuals and artists of the African diaspora in the twentieth century. Focusing on the visions of activists from C. L. R. James to Aime Cesaire and Malcolm X, Kelley w… more

Freedom Dreams: The Black Radical Imagination
Robin D.G. Kelley
Beacon Press , English
A Mayor's Proclamation: "Was... - James Vrana

A Mayor's Proclamation: "Was...James Vrana

A Mayor’s Proclamation is a book about the covert policies of an African American Mayor which are designed to systematically displace the African American population in our nation’s capital, Washington, D.C. Furthermore, it addresses the mu… more

A Mayor’s Proclamation: “Washington D.C., We’re Open for Business” African Americans Need Not Apply
James Vrana
Trafford Publishing , English
Creating a Confederate Kentu... - Anne E. Marshall

Creating a Confederate Kentu...Anne E. Marshall

In Creating a Confederate Kentucky, Anne E. Marshall traces the development of a Confederate identity in Kentucky between 1865 and 1925, belying the fact that Kentucky never left the Union. After the Civil War, the people of Kentucky appear… more

Creating a Confederate Kentucky: The Lost Cause and Civil War Memory in a Border State (Civil War America)
Anne E. Marshall
The University of North Carolina Press , English
Stonewall ~ A DM Anthology - Walter Conley, Arlene Greene...

Stonewall ~ A DM AnthologyWalter Conley, Arlene Greene...

Vampires, desire, and the opiate of nostalgia. Jim Crow, popcorn, and ticket stubs. Angry dykes, God, and the G-spot. STONEWALL crafts a mosaic of rainbow-hued glass, one inimitable voice at a time. Poems look through the glass darkly, seei… more

Stonewall ~ A DM Anthology
Walter Conley, Arlene Greene, Brant Lyon, Colin Gilbert, Frank Kelly, Chavisa Woods, Dave Lordan, Richard Marx Weinraub, Etkin Camoglu
Hammer & Anvil Books , English
We Shall Overcome: A History... - Professor Alexander Tsesis

We Shall Overcome: A History...Professor Alexander Tsesis

Despite America’s commitment to civil rights from the earliest days of nationhood, examples of injustices against minorities stain many pages of U.S. history. The battle for racial, ethnic, and gender fairness remains unfinished. This compr… more

We Shall Overcome: A History of Civil Rights and the Law
Professor Alexander Tsesis
Yale University Press , English
Learning to Win: Sports, Edu... - Pamela Grundy

Learning to Win: Sports, Edu...Pamela Grundy

Over the past century, high school and college athletics have grown into one of America’s most beloved—and most controversial—institutions, inspiring great loyalty while sparking fierce disputes.In this richly detailed book, Pamela Grundy… more

Learning to Win: Sports, Education, and Social Change in Twentieth-Century North Carolina (Fred W. Morrison Series in Southern Studies)
Pamela Grundy
The University of North Carolina Press , English
The Black Child-Savers: Raci... - Geoff K. Ward

The Black Child-Savers: Raci...Geoff K. Ward

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During the Progressive Era, a rehabilitative agenda took hold of American juvenile justice, materializing as a citizen-and-state-building project and mirroring the unequal racial politics of American democracy itself. Alongside this liberal… more

The Black Child-Savers: Racial Democracy and Juvenile Justice
Geoff K. Ward
University of Chicago Press , English
Rhetoric, Religion, and the ... - Davis W. Houck

Rhetoric, Religion, and the ...Davis W. Houck

The Civil Rights Movement succeeded in large measure because of rhetorical appeals grounded in the Judeo-Christian religion. While movement leaders often used America’s founding documents and ideals to depict Jim Crow’s contradictory ways, … more

Rhetoric, Religion, and the Civil Rights Movement 1954-1965 (Studies in Rhetoric & Religion)
Davis W. Houck
Baylor University Press , English
We the People, Volume 3: The... - Bruce Ackerman

We the People, Volume 3: The...Bruce Ackerman

The Civil Rights Revolution carries Bruce Ackerman’s sweeping reinterpretation of constitutional history into the era beginning with Brown v Board of Education. Laws that ended Jim Crow and ensured equal rights at work, in schools, and in t… more

We the People, Volume 3: The Civil Rights Revolution
Bruce Ackerman
Harvard University Press , English
Jim Crow Must Die! (Hannah J... - Harriet A. Dickey

Jim Crow Must Die! (Hannah J...Harriet A. Dickey

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I never meant to involve myself with hoodoo. It just kinda happened. But for the record, let me strongly state that my family was and is totally against that kind of stuff.” It’s 1966 and 10 year old Chicago native Hannah Jordan spends eve… more

Jim Crow Must Die! (Hannah Jordan Book 1)
Harriet A. Dickey
debiro entertainment , English
Jim Crow Laws (Landmarks of ... - Leslie Tischauser

Jim Crow Laws (Landmarks of ...Leslie Tischauser

Jim Crow Laws presents the history of the discriminatory laws that segregated people by race in the American South from the end of the Civil War through passage of the 1965 Civil Rights Act. To paint a true picture of these deplorable restr… more

Jim Crow Laws (Landmarks of the American Mosaic)
Leslie Tischauser
Greenwood , English
Small Moments: A Child's Mem... - Mary M. Barrow

Small Moments: A Child's Mem...Mary M. Barrow

Jim Crow. Segregation. Separate but equal.

At the dawn of the Civil Rights movement, these words mean little to Mary, an eleven-year-old Southern transplant in New Jersey. Forced to grow up in an place so unlike her old home, Mary clings o… more

Small Moments: A Child’s Memories of the Civil Rights Movement
Mary M. Barrow
Wise Ink Creative Publishing , English
Black Jack - George Patton

Black JackGeorge Patton

Black Jack Herman Eva turns 109 as seen on the Today Show 4/9/08. Quote of the day: “When you’ve been buried alive, you’re not looking forward to the real thing!” The premiere African-American magician of the twentieth century, he was an… more

Black Jack
George Patton
iUniverse , English
Just Because I'm Black - Sully Grand-Jean MPA

Just Because I'm BlackSully Grand-Jean MPA

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The author, Sully Grand-Jean, points out in his works that racism continues and Jim Crow and other discriminatory measures increased as the number of black literary works grow towards the end of the 20th century. The author’s writing is, t… more

Just Because I’m Black
Sully Grand-Jean MPA
AuthorHouse , English
Right to Ride: Streetcar Boy... - Blair L. M. Kelley

Right to Ride: Streetcar Boy...Blair L. M. Kelley

Through a reexamination of the earliest struggles against Jim Crow, Blair Kelley exposes the fullness of African American efforts to resist the passage of segregation laws dividing trains and streetcars by race in the early Jim Crow era. Ri… more

Right to Ride: Streetcar Boycotts and African American Citizenship in the Era of Plessy v. Ferguson (The John Hope Franklin Series in African American History and Culture)
Blair L. M. Kelley
The University of North Carolina Press , English