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Black Culture and the New DealThe Quest for Civil Rights in the Roosevelt Era

Black Culture and the New Deal: The Quest for Civil Rights in the Roosevelt Era

Lauren Rebecca Sklaroff

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833124
eISBN:
9781469604619
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899243_sklaroff
Subject:
History, African-American History

In the 1930s, the Roosevelt administration—unwilling to antagonize a powerful southern congressional bloc—refused to endorse legislation that openly sought to improve political, economic, and social ... More

Black Faces, White SpacesReimagining the Relationship of African Americans to the Great Outdoors

Black Faces, White Spaces: Reimagining the Relationship of African Americans to the Great Outdoors

Carolyn Finney

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469614489
eISBN:
9781469614502
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469614489.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Why are African Americans so underrepresented when it comes to interest in nature, outdoor recreation, and environmentalism? This study looks beyond the discourse of the environmental justice ... More

Black Muslim Religion in the Nation of Islam, 1960–1975

Black Muslim Religion in the Nation of Islam, 1960–1975

Edward E. Curtis IV

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830543
eISBN:
9781469606088
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877449_curtis
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Elijah Muhammad's Nation of Islam came to America's attention in the 1960s and 1970s as a radical separatist African American social and political group, but the movement was also a religious one. ... More

Black Political Activism and the Cuban Republic

Black Political Activism and the Cuban Republic

Melina Pappademos

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834909
eISBN:
9781469602769
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869178_pappademos
Subject:
History, Latin American History

While it was not until 1871 that slavery in Cuba was finally abolished, African-descended people had high hopes for legal, social, and economic advancement as the republican period started. This book ... More

Black Votes CountPolitical Empowerment in Mississippi After 1965

Black Votes Count: Political Empowerment in Mississippi After 1965

Frank R. Parker

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807842744
eISBN:
9781469603315
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869697_parker
Subject:
History, African-American History

Most Americans see the passage of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 as the culmination of the civil rights movement. When the law was enacted, black voter registration in Mississippi soared. Few black ... More

Blackness in the White NationA History of Afro-Uruguay

Blackness in the White Nation: A History of Afro-Uruguay

George Reid Andrews

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834176
eISBN:
9781469606378
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899601_andrews
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Uruguay is not conventionally thought of as part of the African diaspora, yet during the period of Spanish colonial rule, thousands of enslaved Africans arrived in the country. Afro-Uruguayans played ... More

Blue & Gray DiplomacyA History of Union and Confederate Foreign Relations

Blue & Gray Diplomacy: A History of Union and Confederate Foreign Relations

Howard Jones

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833490
eISBN:
9781469604497
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898574_jones
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This examination of Union and Confederate foreign relations during the Civil War from both European and American perspectives demonstrates that the consequences of the conflict between North and ... More

Blue TexasThe Making of a Multiracial Democratic Coalition in the Civil Rights Era

Blue Texas: The Making of a Multiracial Democratic Coalition in the Civil Rights Era

Max Krochmal

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469626758
eISBN:
9781469628035
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626758.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Beginning in the 1930s, Max Krochmal tells the story of the decades-long struggle for democracy in Texas, when African American, Mexican American, and white labor and community activists gradually ... More

Blurred BordersTransnational Migration between the Hispanic Caribbean and the United States

Blurred Borders: Transnational Migration between the Hispanic Caribbean and the United States

Jorge Duany

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834978
eISBN:
9781469602790
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869376_duany
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This comprehensive comparative study explores how migrants to the United States from Cuba, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico maintain multiple ties to their countries of origin. Chronicling ... More

The Body in the ReservoirMurder and Sensationalism in the South

The Body in the Reservoir: Murder and Sensationalism in the South

Michael Ayers Trotti

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831786
eISBN:
9781469604374
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899038_trotti
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Centered on a series of dramatic murders in nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Richmond, Virginia, this book uses these gripping stories of crime to explore the evolution of sensationalism in ... More

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