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Free the LandThe Republic of New Afrika and the Pursuit of a Black Nation-State

Free the Land: The Republic of New Afrika and the Pursuit of a Black Nation-State

Edward Onaci

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469656144
eISBN:
9781469656168
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469656144.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

On March 31, 1968, over 500 Black nationalists convened in Detroit to begin the process of securing independence from the United States. Many concluded that Black Americans' best remaining hope for ... More

White BalanceHow Hollywood Shaped Colorblind Ideology and Undermined Civil Rights

White Balance: How Hollywood Shaped Colorblind Ideology and Undermined Civil Rights

Justin Gomer

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469655802
eISBN:
9781469655826
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469655802.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The racial ideology of colorblindness has a long history. In 1963, Martin Luther King famously stated, "I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not ... More

Black MarketThe Slave's Value in National Culture after 1865

Black Market: The Slave's Value in National Culture after 1865

Aaron Carico

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469655581
eISBN:
9781469655604
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469655581.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

On the eve of the Civil War, the estimated value of the U.S. enslaved population exceeded $3 billion--triple that of investments nationwide in factories, railroads, and banks combined, and worth more ... More

Free JusticeA History of the Public Defender in Twentieth-Century America

Free Justice: A History of the Public Defender in Twentieth-Century America

Sara Mayeux

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469661650
eISBN:
9781469656045
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469661650.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Every day, in courtrooms around the United States, thousands of criminal defendants are represented by public defenders--lawyers provided by the government for those who cannot afford private ... More

Uncontrollable BlacknessAfrican American Men and Criminality in Jim Crow New York

Uncontrollable Blackness: African American Men and Criminality in Jim Crow New York

Douglas J. Flowe

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469655734
eISBN:
9781469655758
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469655734.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Early twentieth-century African American men in northern urban centers like New York faced economic isolation, segregation, a biased criminal justice system, and overt racial attacks by police and ... More

Between Remembrance and RepairCommemorating Racial Violence in Philadelphia, Mississippi

Between Remembrance and Repair: Commemorating Racial Violence in Philadelphia, Mississippi

Claire Whitlinger

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469656335
eISBN:
9781469656359
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469656335.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Few places are more notorious for civil rights–era violence than Philadelphia, Mississippi, the site of the 1964 “Mississippi Burning” murders. Yet in a striking turn of events, Philadelphia has ... More

American Slavery and Russian Serfdom in the Post-Emancipation Imagination

American Slavery and Russian Serfdom in the Post-Emancipation Imagination

Amanda Brickell Bellows

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469655543
eISBN:
9781469655567
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469655543.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The abolition of Russian serfdom in 1861 and American slavery in 1865 transformed both nations as Russian peasants and African Americans gained new rights as subjects and citizens. During the second ... More

Contagions of EmpireScientific Racism, Sexuality, and Black Military Workers Abroad, 1898-1948

Contagions of Empire: Scientific Racism, Sexuality, and Black Military Workers Abroad, 1898-1948

Khary Oronde Polk

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469655505
eISBN:
9781469655529
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469655505.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

From 1898 onward, the expansion of American militarism and empire abroad increasingly relied on black labor, even as policy remained inflected both by scientific racism and by fears of contagion. ... More

Tabernacles of ClaySexuality and Gender in Modern Mormonism

Tabernacles of Clay: Sexuality and Gender in Modern Mormonism

Taylor G. Petrey

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469656229
eISBN:
9781469656243
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469656229.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Taylor G. Petrey’s trenchant history takes a landmark step forward in documenting and theorizing about Latter-day Saints (LDS) teachings on gender, sexual difference, and marriage. Drawing on deep ... More

Co-conspirator for JusticeThe Revolutionary Life of Dr. Alan Berkman

Co-conspirator for Justice: The Revolutionary Life of Dr. Alan Berkman

Susan M. Reverby

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469656250
eISBN:
9781469656274
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469656250.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Alan Berkman (1945–2009) was no campus radical in the mid-1960s; he was a promising Ivy League student, football player, Eagle Scout, and fraternity president. But when he was a medical student and ... More

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