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The Black Intellectual TraditionAfrican American Thought in the Twentieth Century

The Black Intellectual Tradition: African American Thought in the Twentieth Century

Derrick P. Alridge, Cornelius L. Bynum, and James B. Stewart (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780252043857
eISBN:
9780252052750
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043857.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

From 1900 to the present, people of African descent living in the United States have created a Black intellectual tradition engaged with ideas on race, racial oppression, and the world. This ... More

From Slave Cabins to the White HouseHomemade Citizenship in African American Culture

From Slave Cabins to the White House: Homemade Citizenship in African American Culture

Koritha Mitchell

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780252043321
eISBN:
9780252052200
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043321.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This book argues for a new reading practice. Rather than approach art and literature from marginalized groups as examples of protest or as responses to “dominant” culture, it demonstrates the power ... More

Imagining the MulattaBlackness in U.S. and Brazilian Media

Imagining the Mulatta: Blackness in U.S. and Brazilian Media

Jasmine Mitchell

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780252043284
eISBN:
9780252052163
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043284.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Imagining the Mulatta: Blackness in U.S. and Brazilian Media demonstrates how mixed-race women of African and European descent are harnessed in popular media as a tool to uphold white supremacy and ... More

Degrees of DifferenceReflections of Women of Color on Graduate School

Degrees of Difference: Reflections of Women of Color on Graduate School

Kimberly D. McKee and Denise A. Delgado

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780252043185
eISBN:
9780252052064
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043185.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Degrees of Difference: Reflections of Women of Color on Graduate School uses personal narrative supported by scholarly research to identify the struggles faced by women of color in graduate school ... More

AutochthonomiesTransnationalism, Testimony, and Transmission in the African Diaspora

Autochthonomies: Transnationalism, Testimony, and Transmission in the African Diaspora

Myriam J. A. Chancy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252043048
eISBN:
9780252051906
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043048.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Autochthonomies is an intellectual project that engages readers in an interpretive journey: it engages and describes a process by which readers of texts created by artists and actors of African ... More

Reimagining LiberationHow Black Women Transformed Citizenship in the French Empire

Reimagining Liberation: How Black Women Transformed Citizenship in the French Empire

Annette K. Joseph-Gabriel

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252042935
eISBN:
9780252051791
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042935.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

In the 20th century, black women in the French empire played crucial leadership roles in anticolonial movements. This book harnesses untapped archival documents to highlight the work of Suzanne ... More

Raced to Death in 1920s Hawai iInjustice and Revenge in the Fukunaga Case

Raced to Death in 1920s Hawai i: Injustice and Revenge in the Fukunaga Case

Jonathan Y. Okamura

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042607
eISBN:
9780252051449
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042607.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This book analyzes the larger racial significance of the quick conviction and death sentence given to a likely insane Japanese American, Myles Fukunaga, for murdering a White boy, Gill Jamieson, in ... More

Hostile HeartlandRacism, Repression, and Resistance in the Midwest

Hostile Heartland: Racism, Repression, and Resistance in the Midwest

Brent M. S. Campney

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042492
eISBN:
9780252051333
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042492.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Hostile Heartland examines racial violence—or, more aptly, racist violence—against blacks (African Americans) in the Midwest, emphasizing lynching, whipping, and violence by police (or police ... More

To Turn the Whole World OverBlack Women and Internationalism

To Turn the Whole World Over: Black Women and Internationalism

Keisha N. Blain and Tiffany M. Gill (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780252042317
eISBN:
9780252051166
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042317.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Black women in the United States and across the African diaspora have historically linked national concerns to global ones. This interdisciplinary collection explores the varied ways black women have ... More

Myths America Lives ByWhite Supremacy and the Stories That Give Us Meaning

Myths America Lives By: White Supremacy and the Stories That Give Us Meaning

Richard T. Hughes

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042065
eISBN:
9780252050800
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042065.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The first edition of Myths America Lives By explores five Great American Myths—the Chosen Nation, Nature’s Nation, the Christian Nation, the Millennial Nation, and the Innocent Nation. This revised ... More

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