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Jim Crow Terminals
Language: en
Pages: 222
Authors: Anke Ortlepp
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-07-01 - Publisher: University of Georgia Press

Historical accounts of racial discrimination in transportation have focused until now on trains, buses, and streetcars and their respective depots, terminals, stops, and other public accommodations. It is essential to add airplanes and airports to this narrative, says Anke Ortlepp. Air travel stands at the center of the twentieth century’s
Traveling Black
Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: Mia Bay
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-03-23 - Publisher: Harvard University Press

A riveting, character-rich account of racial segregation in America that reveals just how central travel restrictions were to the creation of Jim Crow laws—and why “traveling Black” has been at the heart of the quest for racial justice ever since. Why have white supremacists and civil rights activists been so
The Struggle and the Urban South
Language: en
Pages: 306
Authors: David Taft Terry
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-06-15 - Publisher: University of Georgia Press

Through the example of Baltimore, Maryland, David Taft Terry explores the historical importance of African American resistance to Jim Crow laws in the South’s largest cities. Terry also adds to our understanding of the underexplored historical period of the civil rights movement, prior to the 1960s. Baltimore, one of the
Remaking the Rural South
Language: en
Pages: 230
Authors: Robert Hunt Ferguson
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-01-15 - Publisher: University of Georgia Press

This is the first book-length study of Delta Cooperative Farm (1936–42) and its descendant, Providence Farm (1938–56). The two intentional communities drew on internationalist practices of cooperative communalism and pragmatically challenged Jim Crow segregation and plantation labor. In the winter of 1936, two dozen black and white ex-sharecropping families settled
Local Citizenship in a Global Age
Language: en
Authors: Kenneth A. Stahl
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-05-14 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Although it is usually assumed that only the federal government can confer citizenship, localities often give residents who are noncitizens at the federal level the benefits of local citizenship: access to medical care, education, housing, security, labor and consumer markets, and even voting rights. In this work, Kenneth A. Stahl