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Series: The public influences of African American churches ;
Published: 11 June 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384793-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8479-3
Published: 15 September 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027416-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2741-6
... Assocation (UGMA) with such a purpose in mind. They sought inspiration in the wisdom of shared historical experiences, which ranged from traditional West and West Central African cultures, through the social bonding required to survive the depredations of slavery, to communal values developed during...
Series: New Americanists
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822379515-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7951-5
Published: 15 November 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005605-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0560-5
Published: 24 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7558-6
... Woodlawn neighborhood Chicago Illinois African American community Freeney family Rosemarie Freeney Harding’s childhood ...
Published: 15 September 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027416-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2741-6
... A small, working-class enclave tucked into south central Los Angeles County, Watts played a leading role in the life of the African American community in 1965, when African Americans took to the streets en masse in response to growing social and economic inequalities. In the years that followed...
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375586-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7558-6
... Describes Rosemarie’s childhood in the Woodlawn neighborhood of Southside Chicago, an economically diverse African American community where dozens of her relatives lived and where many of the inhabitants were recent immigrants from the South. The chapter discusses Rosemarie’s experiences...
Published: 15 September 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027416-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2741-6
... Because of segregation, Los Angeles's African American community was forced to discover its own resources and resolve and despite the hardships and indignities, it responded with a vibrant social and cultural scene that would contribute substantially to shaping twentieth-century American culture...
Published: 13 October 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027546-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2754-6
..., and the 1871 Orange Riots. During this period the African American community in New York fought back against the willingness of police officers to collaborate with Southern enslavers. Irish police slave patrols draft riots xenophobia ...
Published: 01 September 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027188-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2718-8
... the accomplishments of HBCUs and the various factors that make them successful. In her 2012 Howard University speech, she contemplates the history and origins of HBCUs, as well as their impact on African American communities and the world. The chapter concludes with a 1988 interview between Cole and Paula Giddings...
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375586-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7558-6
... north), and elements of the African American mystic tradition—dreams, visions, and sight. death and dying African spirituality Ella Lee Harris Freeney (“Mama Freeney”) secrecy dreams ...
Published: 10 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374657-028
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7465-7
... in I Just Love Andy Gibb . In addition to this, Rice-González also meditates on the politics of visibility and invisibility within African American and Latino communities. I Just Love Andy Gibb: A Play in One Act black queer Puerto Ricans African Americans Latinos ...
Published: 18 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375555-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7555-5
... among African American communities in the South as models of “uplift.” To understand this double address, the chapter traces the ways in which uplift cinema was rhetorically related to its multimedia precursors by establishing the existing rhetorical strategies that informed the emergence of uplift...
Published: 15 September 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027416-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2741-6
... expression of their experiences and evolution as African Americans, aligning themselves with a broad spectrum of political movements, from civil rights activists to revolutionaries. 1960s in South Central L.A. UGMA in the community UGMA House Arthur Blythe ...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 27 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374398-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7439-8
... This chapter extends the book's key argument regarding the relationship between health inequities and health/communicative inequities. Like the "carceral apparatus" (Loïc Wacquant) that dominates the lives of U.S. working-class African Americans, officials' responses to the 1992–1993 cholera...
Published: 24 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7558-6
...North Describes Rosemarie’s childhood in the Woodlawn neighborhood of Southside Chicago, an economically diverse African American community where dozens of her relatives lived and where many of the inhabitants were recent immigrants from the South. The chapter discusses Rosemarie’s...
Published: 01 September 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2718-8
... as their impact on African American communities and the world. The chapter concludes with a 1988 interview between Cole and Paula Giddings, which offers a candid discussion of the significance and impact of Spelman and Cole's role as a nontraditional president. HBCUs history impact African American...
Published: 19 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375258-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7525-8
... between blackness and Latinidad in the United States. At the same time, media coverage frequently compared reggaetón to hip-hop, thus linking Latinos and African Americans via problematic stereotypes of urban communities. The chapter explores the representations of Daddy Yankee and N.O.R.E., two...
Published: 15 September 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027416-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2741-6
... transformed by the times. Much of this would be expressed in the Association's music, particularly the first recording sessions (1968–1969), which codified their work in the 1960s of preserving the African American heritage, pushing the boundaries of that music, and reflecting the concerns and issues...
Published: 15 September 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027416-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2741-6
...,” to ground their activity and launch programs only contemplated for many years. Despite the increasingly difficult times within much of South Central Los Angeles, UGMAA continued to be a force for African American culture and community. UGMAA Foundation The Shop Interplay records Nimbus records ...