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Series: e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Published: 04 September 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390954-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9095-4
Series: e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Published: 04 September 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390954-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9095-4
Published: 27 October 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2724-9
... West Coast blues San Francisco urban redevelopment housing activism ...
Published: 27 October 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027249-011
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2724-9
... in the Mississippi Delta, as this epistemology was crafted and reworked through the landscape and politics of the US West. Housing activists in Hunters Point aimed to produce a more humane sociospatial arrangement in San Francisco. West Coast blues San Francisco urban redevelopment housing activism ...
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375586-025
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7558-6
... Describes the wealthy black woman who lived next door to Mennonite House, and her complicated belief system—she supported integration and civil rights activism, but came from a family that owned slaves themselves, and seemed proud of this as well. Mennonite House wealthy African Americans...
Published: 02 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375159-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7515-9
... This chapter focuses on two video installation pieces by the artist and theorist Victor Burgin, The Little House (2005), which explores Rudolph Schindler’s King’s Road House in Los Angeles, and A Place to Read (2010), which includes a digital reconstruction of Sedad Hakkı Eldem’s Taslik...
Published: 15 September 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027416-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2741-6
... and aesthetic. They formed more collective spaces, “Great Houses,” which became community art centers, and actively supported new community-oriented venues that emerged during this time in Venice as well as in South Central Los Angeles. All of this contributed to a continuing and strong community presence...
Series: Radical Perspectives
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376378-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7637-8
...Colonial Kinships<subtitle>Regional Histories, Uncustomary Politics, and the Genealogical Imagination</subtitle> This chapter looks at how multiracial people in Nyasaland (contemporary Malawi) became politically active during the 1920s and 1930s, making demands upon the British colonial state...
Published: 27 October 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2724-9
... housing activism This chapter explores Black place-making as the life-giving work of making freedom geographically. In contrast to white Cartesianism, it considers Black life and landscapes as intrinsically linked to ancestral temporalities, acts of resistance, and everyday inhabitance. Through...
Published: 15 September 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027416-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2741-6
... UGMA had been a presence in Watts before the upheaval of 1965, but it now found itself in the middle of one of the most dramatic urban convulsions in American history. In the aftermath of the summer uprising UGMA was at the center of activity on 103rd Street, as Watts became the Association's...
Published: 15 September 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027416-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2741-6
... becoming visible on the social landscape as the search for an improved community life was embraced by many, even as the wave of revolutionary activity was subsiding. Spurred by these developments and an influx of younger recruits espousing many of these ideas, the organization expanded its involvements...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374596-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7459-6
... This chapter uses the institution of replacement (as it plays out in the context of labor pooling and house building) as a lens to examine long-term transformations in social relations brought on by the NGO’s ecotourism project. It analyzes what happens to local values when there are pressures...
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375586-023
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7558-6
... grandmother was a holistic healer and Rosemarie understands her activism as a form of healing work; she also sees the recounting of ghost stories as a form of energy-transformation that has parallels to the way music transformed the energy of participants in the Southern Freedom Movement. The chapter also...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 05 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375180-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7518-0
... spectrum atypical antipsychotic medications is routine among homeless women. Clinically speaking, post-traumatic stress disorder and bipolar disorder are difficult conditions to diagnose and treat in the presence of active substance use. Yet the symptoms of these conditions—trauma, despair, rage, and mania...
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375111-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7511-1
... of South Africa’s cities, Cape Town among them, the state deployed new development policies, including the provision of housing and basic infrastructure. As a strategy of divide and rule, development both turned those with formal homes against those living in shacks and created internal divisions of gender...
Published: 24 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7558-6
... negatively). Vincent Harding Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) Coretta King Koinonia Clarence Jordan Describes the wealthy black woman who lived next door to Mennonite House, and her complicated belief system—she supported integration and civil rights activism, but came from a family...
Published: 16 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373711-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7371-1
... anxieties spawned by overcrowding in slum housing, and the symbolic work queer black residents performed to mark the neighborhood as in decline. He urges historians of black political and sexual subjectivity to embrace the seeming contradictions inherent within black sexual subjectivity as the starting...
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375586-030
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7558-6
... These are notes for a story about a woman who brought captured runaway slaves to her house, tortured them, and then resold them. Years later, after the house is burned down, Grandma Rye comes and puts the tormented spirits there to rest. Bob Moses Mariah Grant (Grandma Rye) slavery...
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375586-024
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7558-6
... This chapter explains how Rosemarie and her husband, Vincent, founded Mennonite House. Describes the experience of creating an interracial community in Atlanta in 1961, how it worked, who became involved, and how people reacted to what they were doing (some positively, some negatively...
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375586-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7558-6
... Here Rosemarie discusses Altgeld Gardens, the housing project her family moved to from Woodlawn, and what her life was like there. It was there that Rosemarie, with the encouragement of a teacher, Miss Radcliff, first began to think about going to college. In Altgeld, Rosemarie also learns...