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Forest City Memories: A Comprehensive Look At Black History In London Ontario, Isaac Edward Mapp 2022 Western University

Forest City Memories: A Comprehensive Look At Black History In London Ontario, Isaac Edward Mapp

Undergraduate Student Research Internships Conference

The way we record history and reflect on the events of the past often shows the present foundation a community stands on to be socially sustainable and to look toward the future with better clarity. The city of London’s history is some of the richest in Ontario, and the heroism surrounding this history is proudly planted throughout the nooks and crannies of London and beyond. Anyone walking through Victoria Park will notice the Holy Roller tank which fought on D-Day and beyond, or the war memorial featuring a proud and rigid soldier and canons to celebrate Victoria Park and ...


Why Environmental Racism In The Bronx May Be A More Pressing Issue Than Gentrification, Mark Naison 2022 Fordham University

Why Environmental Racism In The Bronx May Be A More Pressing Issue Than Gentrification, Mark Naison

Occasional Essays

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Review Of Undoing The Knots: Five Generations Of American Catholic Anti-Blackness, Peter R. Gathje 2022 Memphis Theological Seminary

Review Of Undoing The Knots: Five Generations Of American Catholic Anti-Blackness, Peter R. Gathje

The Journal of Social Encounters

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Review Of Toward Freedom: The Case Against Race Reductionism, Charles Whitmer Wright 2022 College of Saint Benedict & Saint John’s University, Minnesota

Review Of Toward Freedom: The Case Against Race Reductionism, Charles Whitmer Wright

The Journal of Social Encounters

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Review Of How To Be An Antiracist (An African’S View), Joseph L. Mbele 2022 St. Olaf College

Review Of How To Be An Antiracist (An African’S View), Joseph L. Mbele

The Journal of Social Encounters

No abstract provided.


Film Review: Summer Of Soul (…Or, When The Revolution Could Not Be Televised), Cameron Smith 2022 CSUSB

Film Review: Summer Of Soul (…Or, When The Revolution Could Not Be Televised), Cameron Smith

History in the Making

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Film Review: Passing, Cecelia Smith 2022 CSUSB

Film Review: Passing, Cecelia Smith

History in the Making

No abstract provided.


Book Review: Reckoning With Slavery: Gender, Kinship, And Capitalism In The Early Black Atlantic, Brittany Mondragon 2022 CSUSB

Book Review: Reckoning With Slavery: Gender, Kinship, And Capitalism In The Early Black Atlantic, Brittany Mondragon

History in the Making

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Bell Hooks (1952–2021), Cecelia Smith 2022 CSUSB

Bell Hooks (1952–2021), Cecelia Smith

History in the Making

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Uprooted: Doorway Gardens And African Plant Cultivation In The Colonial Atlantic World, Brittany Mondragon 2022 CSUSB

Uprooted: Doorway Gardens And African Plant Cultivation In The Colonial Atlantic World, Brittany Mondragon

History in the Making

Approximately twelve million enslaved African people were uprooted from their homes and sent to the New World to work as free forced labor on plantation fields. Meanwhile, African plants also made their own triangular voyage across the Atlantic as slave ship captains gathered provisions for the seafaring journey or Africans stowed away food as they embarked on an unknown and horrifying journey. While attention on the transatlantic trade nexus often focuses on food and cash crops traveling between Europe and the Americas, several different produce of African origins were transplanted in America and often found in enslaved people’s provision ...


The Cultural Capital Bronx Residents Possess, Mark Naison 2022 Fordham University

The Cultural Capital Bronx Residents Possess, Mark Naison

Bronx African American History Project (BAAHP)

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The Cultural Capital Bronx Residents Possess, Mark Naison 2022 Fordham University

The Cultural Capital Bronx Residents Possess, Mark Naison

Occasional Essays

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North Omaha Begins A New Chapter, Preston Love Jr. 2022 University of Nebraska at Omaha

North Omaha Begins A New Chapter, Preston Love Jr.

Black Studies Faculty Publications

Preston Love Jr.'s Community Columnist web article discusses the historical economic devastation that this community experienced for generations, and the new chapter full of potential for North Omaha.


Panic At The Picture Show: Southern Movie Theatre Culture And The Struggle To Desegregate, Susannah L. Broun 2022 Swarthmore College

Panic At The Picture Show: Southern Movie Theatre Culture And The Struggle To Desegregate, Susannah L. Broun

Swarthmore Undergraduate History Journal

This paper explores the complex desegregation process of movie theatres in the southern United States. Building off of historiography that investigates regulations of postwar teenage sexuality and recent scholarly work that acknowledges the link between sexuality and civil rights, I argue that movie theatres had a uniquely delayed desegregation process due to perceived sexual intrigue of the dark, private theatre space. Through analysis of drive-in and hardtop theatres, censorship of on-screen content, and youth involvement in desegregation, I contend that anxieties of interracial intimacy and unsupervised teenage sexuality produced this especially prolonged integration process.


The Malleability Of Home: A Genealogy Of Clark University's English House, Christina Rose Walcott, Justin Shaw 2022 Clark University

The Malleability Of Home: A Genealogy Of Clark University's English House, Christina Rose Walcott, Justin Shaw

English

This essay details the history of the land and structures that occupy the property currently located at the corner of Hawthorne and Woodland Streets in Worcester, Mass. Covering over 300 years, it begins with the legacies of the Nipmuc and the early English colonialist settlers before moving into a discussion of Worcester's 19th Century industrialists and 20th Century acquisition by the University. The essay builds on extensive archival research using materials from both physical and digital collections such as atlases, censuses, biographies, directories, criticism, and more. To further develop the story of the English Department and its home, the ...


A Just And True Return: A Dataset Of Pennsylvania's Surviving County Slave Registries, Cory James Young 2022 Georgetown University

A Just And True Return: A Dataset Of Pennsylvania's Surviving County Slave Registries, Cory James Young

The Magazine of Early American Datasets (MEAD)

A Just and True Return (JATR) contains information about more than 6,300 Black people and their enslavers principally taken from extant registries from fifteen Pennsylvania counties: Adams, Allegheny, Bedford, Berks, Bucks, Centre, Chester, Cumberland, Dauphin, Delaware, Fayette, Lancaster, Northampton, Washington, and Westmoreland. It also includes a handful of records from four counties—Crawford, Franklin, Philadelphia, and York—whose registries have not been located, but which can be partially reconstructed from a variety of other sources. Pennsylvania's 1780 gradual abolition law required enslavers to register with their county clerk any people they wished to continue holding in lifetime slavery ...


Voices From The Past: Slave Narratives, Various, Odbayar Batsaikhan, Carrie Lewis Miller 2022 Minnesota State University, Mankato

Voices From The Past: Slave Narratives, Various, Odbayar Batsaikhan, Carrie Lewis Miller

All Resources

Openly licensed anthology focused on the theme of slave narratives. Contains: Life of Isaac Mason as a Slave by Isaac Mason; The Underground Railroad from Slavery to Freedom by Wilbur H. Siebert; Twenty-Two Years a Slave, and Forty Years a Freeman by Austin Steward; Narrative of William W. Brown, a Fugitive Slave by William Wells Brown; The History of Mary Prince, a West Indian Slave by Mary Prince; Our Nig; Or, Sketches from the Life of a Free Black, in a Two-story White House by Harriet E. Wilson; Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, Written by Herself by ...


Black (Muslim) Lives Matter: African American Muslim Social Activism, Jacob C. Riccioni 2022 Western Michigan University

Black (Muslim) Lives Matter: African American Muslim Social Activism, Jacob C. Riccioni

The Hilltop Review

Over the past eight years, the Black Lives Matter movement has advocated for marginalized communities within the African American population and called for police brutality and anti-black racism to be abolished. With the rise of Black Lives Matter in contemporary society, I am left wondering, do African American Muslims support the Black Lives Matter movement? There is no simple answer for African American Muslim leaders and laypeople because the Black Lives Matter movement supports LGBTQ+ rights, which some Muslims do not condone, and some rallies have broken out into riots. Religious leaders and scholars are split between supporting Black Lives ...


Combating Narratives: Soldiering In Twentieth-Century African American And Latinx Literature, Stacy Reardon 2022 University of Massachusetts Amherst

Combating Narratives: Soldiering In Twentieth-Century African American And Latinx Literature, Stacy Reardon

Doctoral Dissertations

The neglect of the stories of African American and Latinx soldiers of color, combined with the relative absence of direct testimony by such soldiers, is very much on the minds of writers who achieve what Toni Morrison calls a “literary archeology” that fills in the gaps of the historical record. By closely examining John Oliver Killens’s And Then We Heard the Thunder, Alfredo Véa’s Gods Go Begging, and John Edgar Wideman’s Two Cities: A Love Story, in this study I argue that twentieth-century African American and Latinx war fiction penned between the start of the Civil Rights ...


The Burdens And Blessings Of Responsibility: Duty And Community In Nineteenth- Century America, Leslie Leonard 2022 University of Massachusetts Amherst

The Burdens And Blessings Of Responsibility: Duty And Community In Nineteenth- Century America, Leslie Leonard

Doctoral Dissertations

The Burdens of Responsibility traces the emergence of moral responsibility as both a concept and problem in the nineteenth-century United States. Drawing on a range of sources –works of literature, philosophy, domestic manuals, newspaper archives – I show how many Americans began to conceive of moral responsibility as distinct from both duty and rules of behavior prescribed by traditional social roles. Although ethicists today take this distinction for granted, it was an emergent and problematic space in the nineteenth-century United States, brought into being by historical forces, including the rise of market capitalism, abolition, changing women’s roles, and increasing concern ...


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