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Title: Race and Power in the Short 20th Century


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Race and Power in the Short 20th Century
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Paradoxes of Race 1914-1945
  • World War I
  • Segregation and the soldiers
  • African-American employment
  • Race Riots and Lynching
  • Jazz Age
  • Harlem Renaissance and apogee of the KKK
  • The New Deal and Depression
  • Unemployment and job discrimination
  • Challenges to Plessy v. Ferguson
  • World War II and the 1950s
  • Armed Forces service and Executive Order 9981
  • GI Bill
  • 1950s prosperity and African Americans

3
Brown and Beyond
  • Early challenges to Plessy v. Ferguson
  • Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas
    (1954)
  • Southern reaction
  • Central High School, Little Rock, Arkansas
  • Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott

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Eyes on the Prize Civil Rights Movement at Flood
Tide
  • Woolworth lunch counter sit in (1960)
  • SNCC, CORE, and the Freedom Rides
  • University Integration
  • James Meredith
  • Governor George Wallace
  • SNCC Voter Registration Drives

5
Black Militancy
  • Middle Class Integration vs. Racial and
    economic equality
  • Student activism
  • Non-resistance vs. militancy
  • Malcolm X
  • Afro-Americans should not be victims any
    longerBloodshed is a two-way streetdying is a
    two-way streetkilling is a two-way street.
  • Any means necessary
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