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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 th… 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 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
English
 

What Was African American Li...Kenneth W. Warren

African American literature is over. With this provocative claim Kenneth Warren sets out to identify a distinctly African American literature—and to change the terms with which we discuss it.Rather than contest other definitions, Warren mak… more

What Was African American Literature? (W. E. B. Du Bois Lectures)
Kenneth W. Warren
Harvard University Press , English
 

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
 

Creating a Confederate Kentu...Anne Elizabeth Marshall

Historian E. Merton Coulter famously said that Kentucky “waited until after the war was over to secede from the Union.” In this fresh study, Anne E. Marshall traces the development of a Confederate identity in Kentucky between 1865 and 1925… more

Creating a Confederate Kentucky: The Lost Cause and Civil War Memory in a Border State (Civil War America)
Anne Elizabeth Marshall
The University of North Carolina Press , English
 

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

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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
 

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
 

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
 

Memphis Blues Again Episode 1Bob R Bogle

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Memphis Blues Again delivers a fresh approach to literary fiction. “We’re far more inextricably joined to a distant past than we suppose.”

Memphis Blues Again is Bob R Bogle’s masterwork, a great novel of all that America has been and is n… more

Memphis Blues Again Episode 1
Bob R Bogle
Ouroboros Independent Books , English
 

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
 

Jim Crow Laws (Landmarks of ...Leslie V. 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 V. Tischauser
Greenwood , English
 

American Nightmare: The Hist...Jerrold M. Packard

For a hundred years after the end of the Civil War, a quarter of all Americans lived under a system of legalized segregation called Jim Crow. Together with its rigidly enforced canon of racial “etiquette,” these rules governed nearly every… more

American Nightmare: The History of Jim Crow
Jerrold M. Packard
St. Martin’s Press , English
 

Mambo Montage: The Latinizat...

New York is the capital of mambo and a global factory of latinidad. This book covers the topic in all its multifaceted aspects, from Jim Crow baseball in the first half of the twentieth century to hip hop and ethno-racial politics, from Lat… more

Mambo Montage: The Latinization of New York City
Columbia University Press , English
 

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 lib… more

The Black Child-Savers: Racial Democracy and Juvenile Justice
Geoff K. Ward
University of Chicago Press , English
 

The Mee Street Chronicles: S...Frankie Lennon

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The Mee St. Chronicles: Straight Up Stories of a Black Woman’s Life is the extraordinarily candid memoir of Frankie Lennon’s battle to claim her own life and sexual identity. Beginning with vivid stories of growing up in segregated Knoxvill… more

The Mee Street Chronicles: Straight Up Stories of a Black Woman’s Life
Frankie Lennon
Kerlak Publishing , English
 

The Strange Career of Jim Cr...BookRags

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The term Jim Crow refers to a large body of law and social custom which served to establish and maintain segregation of the races in the South following the end of Reconstruction and moving into the mid-twentieth century. In his book, The … more

The Strange Career of Jim Crow by C. Vann Woodward | Summary & Study Guide
BookRags
English
 

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
 

Ten Generations of Bondage: ...Johari Ade

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This updated editon of Ten Generations of Bondage includes 66 more pages than the 2008 version and includes never before released information.Ten Generations of Bondage is the true story about an African American family from enslavement to … more

Ten Generations of Bondage: Eleven Generations of Faith
Johari Ade
Sakhu Shule Publications , English
 

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

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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
 

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