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Series: Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374015-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7401-5
Published: 05 January 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478025887-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2588-7
... Clemency began to decline in the generation after the civil rights movement. As political activism came to be associated with crime, clemency was increasingly politicized. In Mississippi, as the formal mechanisms of Jim Crow deteriorated and were replaced by sentencing laws that produced more...
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By Ann Snitow
Published: 14 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
... civil rights movement Occupy suffrage activists lost women founders generational feminism ...
Published: 21 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375043-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7504-3
... This chapter discusses terror, hope, and changing identities as they are reshaped by the changing physical, economic, and political geography of the coastal Carolinas, and as they organized and reorganized electoral struggles in the early years of the civil rights movements. swamps...
Published: 14 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375678-020
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
..., accept forgetting. Nothing is more galvanizing than trying to learn from a next generation how they shape a life in politics now, and nothing more urgent than trying to join them as they struggle to Occupy our changing world. civil rights movement Occupy suffrage activists lost women founders...
Series: Spin Offs
Published: 04 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375807-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7580-7
... Soul! was a product of the 1960s when the liberal state, in the wake of Martin Luther King’s assassination, conceived of television as a tool of recognizing and managing the social and political discontent of African Americans. And yet it could not have existed without the civil rights movement...
Published: 02 February 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027256-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-9371-8
... of artists and cultural workers as innovative strategists for equity, this section also provides a framework of cultural movements in America, drawing on the legacies of the New Deal, the civil rights movement, Black Lives Matter, and the intersecting crises of 2020. With a call to artists to reimagine...
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By Susan E. Cahan
Series: Art History Publication Initiative
Published: 15 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374893-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7489-3
... The introduction sets the stage for understanding artists’ demands for cultural equity in the late 1960s and early ’70s. A brief survey of the supports and venues for African American art prior to the civil rights movement is followed by a description of changes and key gains that occurred...
Published: 01 September 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027188-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2718-8
... King Jr. at Yale, she raises the important question, “What lessons should we learn from the way that Dr. Martin Luther King came to connect the civil rights movement with war and poverty?” Finally, in her 2019 speech to the Congressional Black Caucus, she contemplates the history of the four-hundredth...
Published: 21 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375548-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7554-8
... the story of organizing the civil rights movement in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, and the choices that had to be made in developing an ethic of protest. It is a story of street protests, boycotts, and confrontation with the state troopers and the local Ku Klux Klan, but is also the story of intense debate...
Series: Radical Perspectives
Published: 28 July 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027102-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2710-2
... The late 1960s and early 1970s were watershed years in the business of Black dolls. Recognizing new levels of Black purchasing power, and increasingly conscious of both civil rights movement demands for inclusion in consumer culture and psychologists’ concern about racial identity formation...
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By Gerald M. Sider
Published: 21 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375043-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7504-3
...Stories This chapter discusses terror, hope, and changing identities as they are reshaped by the changing physical, economic, and political geography of the coastal Carolinas, and as they organized and reorganized electoral struggles in the early years of the civil rights movements...
Published: 21 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7554-8
..., but the time had come to shed the security blanket of the sanitized protests of Connecticut to join the struggle in the Deep South. This chapter tells the story of organizing the civil rights movement in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, and the choices that had to be made in developing an ethic of protest. It is a story...
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375586-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7558-6
... experienced when she returned in the early 1960s, and the civil rights work and movement colleagues Rosemarie joined in the South. Starkville Georgia Great Migration Albany Movement lynching southern cultural traditions ...
Series: a John Hope Franklin Center Book
Published: 17 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373230-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7323-0
... the enslaved and the colonized in the form of uprisings, revolts, decolonization, civil rights movements, and antiapartheid struggles. Third, twenty-first-century neoliberalism has globalized financial capital, increased partitioning and zoning, and seen the rise of electronic and digital technologies...
Published: 13 July 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374794-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7479-4
... of that binary. The chapter argues that this administrative violence is the most widespread harm facing trans people, but is not addressed by a civil rights strategy. This generates a different way to think about the relationship between law reform and social movement demands for relief from conditions...
Published: 14 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
...), but I also, finally, accept forgetting. Nothing is more galvanizing than trying to learn from a next generation how they shape a life in politics now, and nothing more urgent than trying to join them as they struggle to Occupy our changing world. civil rights movement Occupy suffrage activists...
Published: 13 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374367-023
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7436-7
... This essay argues that critical ethnic studies and identity politics must be seen against the backdrop of the “seismic shift” constituted by the decolonization of world culture. Central twentieth-century events—World War II, the Jewish Holocaust, Third Worldist anticolonialism, the civil rights...
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 ...
Published: 13 July 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374794-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7479-4
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