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The Black Experience in America

Author(s): Edward Ramsamy, Gayle T Tate

Edition: 2

Copyright: 2011

Pages: 470

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 Contributors Preface

Section 1 Conceptualizing Race, Empire, Modernity, and Representation
1 Conceptualizing Race, Empire, Modernity, and Representation: An Introduction Edward Ramsamy
2 The Place of Africa in History and Scholarship: A Conversation with Ivan Van Sertima Edward Ramsamy
3 Thinking of Race in the Age of DNA Olubayi Olubayi
4 Race, Gender and Nineteenth Century Ethnography: Mary Kingsley's Travels in West Africa Anitha Ramachandran
5 Racism and Sexism in Works for Children Rajani Iyer
6 Columbus and the Making of American Identity James W. Reed
7 The Legacy of 1492 Janice Warner
8 Scientific Racism and the Culture Wars: A Talk with James Reed Edward Ramsamy
9 Representing Blackness: The "New Negro" Art of the Harlem Renaissance Kavitha Ramachandran
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Section 2 Slavery, Resistance, and Freedom
10 Slavery, Resistance, and Freedom: An Introduction Gayle T. Tate
11 The Ghost of Slavery in Toni Morrison's Beloved Anitha Ramachandran
12 Beyond Tubman and Truth: The Unsung Heroes of the Black Female Abolitionist Movement Thomas Edge
13 The Political Thought and Abolition of Maria W. Stewart Gayle T. Tate
14 Zambo Histories: Studying Afro-Indians Rhett S. Jones
15 The Interesting Life of Olaudah Equiano (Excerpts, 1789)
16 David Walker's Appeal (1829-1830)
17 The Statement of Nat Turner (1831)
18 What if I Am a Woman? Maria Stewart (1833)
19 A'n't I a Woman? Sojourner Truth (1851)
20 The Dred Scott Decision-Judge Roger B. Taney's Opinion
21 Plessy v. Ferguson (1896)
22 Plessy v. Ferguson, (Justice Harlan's Dissent, 1896)
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Section 3 Freedom, the Resurgence of White Supremacy, and Strategies for Transforming the Status Quo
23 Freedom, the Resurgence of White Supremacy, and Strategies for Transforming the Status Quo: An Introduction Gayle T. Tate
24 Robert Alexander Cole: Insurance Company President, Professional Gambler, Community Humanitarian Robert E. Weems, Jr.
25 Black Nationalism: An Angle of Vision Gayle T. Tate
26 What the Black Man Wants-Frederick Douglass (1865)
27 Editorial on Booker T. Washington-William Monroe Trotter (Boston Guardian, December 20, 1902)
28 The Atlanta Exposition Address-Booker T. Washington (1895)
29 The Souls of Black Folk, W. E. B. Du Bois, Selected Chapters (1903) The Forethought:
  Chapter 1: Of Our Spiritual Strivings
  Chapter 3: Of Mr. Booker T. Washington and Others
  Chapter 13: Of the Coming of John
  Chapter 14: Of the Sorrow Songs
30 Ida B. Wells and the Anti-Lynching Campaign
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Section 4 The Civil Rights and Black Power Movements
31 The Civil Rights and Black Power Movements: An Introduction Gayle T. Tate
32 Traditions of Resistance and Phases of the Civil Rights Movement: A Conceptual Overview Edward Ramsamy
33 "He baked no bread of his own" - Charles H. Thompson and the Struggle for Civil Rights Louis Ray
34 The Wellspring of Resistance: Black Women's Collective Activism Gayle T. Tate
35 The Unsung Heroism of Ruby Hurley Allison A. McGevna
36 Malcolm X: A Nationalist Internationalist Regina Jennings
37 Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas, 1954
38 The Civil Rights Act, 1964
39 Before the Voting Rights Act of 1965
40 President Lyndon Johnson's Voting Rights Address, 1965
41 The Voting Rights Act of 1965
42 Fair Housing and Presidential Executive Orders on Discrimination, 1968
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Section 5 Identity, Globalization, and Contemporary Struggles
43 Identity, Globalization, and Contemporary Struggles: An Introduction Edward Ramsamy
44 Report of the National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders
45 Tensions in U.S. Cities: The Perspectives of Susan Fainstein Edward Ramsamy
46 Black-Asian Relations in the United States: Negotiating Globalization and Racialization Kavitha Ramachandran
47 Racial Desegregation and the Decline of Black Urban Landmarks Robert E. Weems, Jr.
48 AmeriFlora Comes to "Bronzeville": A Political Battle Over an Urban Landmark in Columbus, Ohio Lewis A. Randolph
49 Africana Studies, the Politics of Knowledge, and New Media Technologies Gloria Harper Dickinson
50 Some Thoughts on Black Empowerment: An Interview with Haki Madhubuti Edward Ramsamy
51 Hurricane Katrina: Winds of Change Ben Wisner
52 The President's Initiative on Race: One America in the 21st Century, 1998
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