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Building Womanist CoalitionsWriting and Teaching in the Spirit of Love

Building Womanist Coalitions: Writing and Teaching in the Spirit of Love

Gary L. Lemons (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042423
eISBN:
9780252051265
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042423.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This book is a visionary illustration of the life-transforming soul-work of body of pro-womanists. Its purpose promotes writings by women and men of color having come together in solidarity as models ... 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

Radicals in the HeartlandThe 1960s Student Protest Movement at the University of Illinois

Radicals in the Heartland: The 1960s Student Protest Movement at the University of Illinois

Michael V. Metz

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042416
eISBN:
9780252051258
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042416.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Entering the 1960s, the University of Illinois typified “Middle America,” with its midwestern campus, middle-class enrollment, and midcentury quiescence—the unlikeliest of settings for protest, ... More

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