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Published: 03 May 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002123-042
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0212-3
Published: 09 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373926-019
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... The Ford government initially refused to come to New York City’s help when it went bankrupt in 1975 but softened its approach a couple of months later when Ford handed the city a $2.3 billion loan to tide it over the next three years. Mayor Koch carried forward a budget-tightening program to the...
Published: 09 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373926-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... to New York from all over the country, artists and musicians contributed to the democratic renaissance. But as Mayor Koch sought to revive the city’s finances by attracting corporations back to the recently bankrupt city, property prices began to rise and gentrification entered the lexicon...
Published: 09 September 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... musicians contributed to the democratic renaissance. But as Mayor Koch sought to revive the city’s finances by attracting corporations back to the recently bankrupt city, property prices began to rise and gentrification entered the lexicon. Republican candidate Ronald Reagan won the presidential election in...
Published: 09 September 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... selections on radio. The Ford government initially refused to come to New York City’s help when it went bankrupt in 1975 but softened its approach a couple of months later when Ford handed the city a $2.3 billion loan to tide it over the next three years. Mayor Koch carried forward a budget-tightening...
Published: 04 November 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373537-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7353-7
... This chapter traces the Panthers’ engagement with electoral politics in the mid-1970s. It looks at Bobby Seale’s mayoral campaign and Elaine Brown’s run for Oakland City Council on the Democratic Party ticket and how the BPP mobilized resources to register voters. It traces Huey Newton’s decline...
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By Tim Lawrence
Published: 09 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373926-027
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... numbers of gay men as “Saint’s disease.” The Gay Men’s Health Crisis held a fundraising benefit at Paradise Garage on Thursday 8 April. Activist Larry Kramer grasped that the disease required a governmental response but found his efforts to jolt Ed Koch into action frustrated by Herb Rickman, the mayor’s...
Published: 05 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373568-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7356-8
... influential positions in the immediate aftermath of the genocide and increasingly as the country was rebuilt. The president was personally instrumental in women's rise by appointing them to prominent roles (mayor, cabinet minister, head of unity and reconciliation), not because they were women but because...
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By Hettie Jones
Published: 23 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374152-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7415-2
....” All subways closed, crowds walking uptown and down. Hettie goes out to street to help, two days later air still not good. At mayor’s suggestion NYers “not hide themselves,” Hettie and kids go out to dinner, but on 9/17 it’s too hard to “get back to normal.” She hopes Bush doesn’t “burst the world’s...
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By Hettie Jones
Published: 23 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374152-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7415-2
... Helene’s health is deteriorating; she’s depressed, “too many moves.” She stops washing hair, describes “fucked up living quarters.” Narrative describes worldwide antiwar protests. Helene “just half moved in, to library “like a trip to China.” New York City mayor allows rally, no march. Hettie...
Published: 08 September 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376187-155
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7618-7
..., but never became a citizen of the United States. Mayor Hugh Mattheson, of Coconut Grove, is said to have requested Police-man O.L. Kennedy to hand in his resignation as a member of the police force of Coconut Grove, because of his telephoning to Miami for aid Friday night when negroes began...
Published: 08 September 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376187-156
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7618-7
... city dock yesterday that no vessels cleared for Nassau during the day and therefore, Higgs is still here. He came from Harbor Island,1 one of the outer islands of the Bahama group more than twenty years ago, but never became a citizen of the United States. Mayor Hugh Mattheson, of Coconut...
Published: 08 September 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376187-147
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7618-7
... these seeming friends were engaged to influence him to be caught in the trap. The lynching could not be done in Key West because the members of the Division were determined to fight to the last. Mr. Glashen further said that he went to the mayor of the city and reported the threats made against...
Published: 08 September 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376187-076
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7618-7
... lieutenant and mayor, respectively. 3. “Professor” Dave Davidson traveled with Radway to UNIA organizing meetings in Cuba from March through May 1921. He delivered speeches in English and Spanish, often introducing Radway to audiences. In 1919 Davidson was vice president of the UNIA in St. Thomas...
Published: 19 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377450-100
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7745-0
... any response by the provincial and national gov- ernment. So our media statements were more favourable toward the city. But what shocked us was that the mayor, Helen Zille, and the provincial premier, Ebrahim Rasool, would not meet or work with each other in the face of Cape Town’s biggest...
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By Paul W. Drake
..., and Antonio Ovan• do Rojas. I spent many fruitful hours in the repositories of the Biblioteca Central de la Universidad Mayor de San Andres, the Biblioteca Municipal, the ACKNOWLEDGMENTS Banco Central, and the Contraloria General. Graduate student Jayne Spencer also supplied bibliographic...
Published: 09 September 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... Men’s Health Crisis held a fundraising benefit at Paradise Garage on Thursday 8 April. Activist Larry Kramer grasped that the disease required a governmental response but found his efforts to jolt Ed Koch into action frustrated by Herb Rickman, the mayor’s gay community liaison. AIDS came into general...
Published: 21 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375548-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7554-8
... contributions of some of the graduates of the program who have gone on to high-profile leadership roles in their communities and countries as mayors, private foundation executives, members of Parliament, senior executives in business, and a college president. V The Twenty...
Published: 21 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375548-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7554-8
..., Cape Town mayor Theresa Solomon, and Franklin Sonn, the South Af- rican ambassador to the United States, who had become a close personal friend. As Mary and I drew closer to the red carpet to extend a welcome and introduce the greeting party, we could also see two stretch limousines, secu- rity...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373957-025
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7395-7
... possibility of harnessing the energy of the Dakar in the mid-1980s, when the mayor had all stray visual arts to support the struggle of the weak and dogs slaughtered because one of them had bitten his disadvantaged. daughter. Samb reads this event as a process of the In...