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Apartheid, Militarism and the U.S. Southeast
Seidman, Ann
Book
1990
This is an easy to understand economic report on the joint relation between U.S. policies in Africa and jobs, income and investment in the U. S. Southeast. Seidman examines how the daily realities of ...
Behind the Dirty Cleansing of New Orleans: Against The Current vol. 132
Tribich, Chloe
Article
2008
Commentaries on the viciousness of Congressman Richard Baker’s (R-LA) oft-cited comment that “we couldn’t get rid of public housing, but God did” often miss the fact that it is, in many ways, an accur...
Combatting Caste: New Internationalist July 2005
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2005
A look at the caste system in South Asia and Africa. Discussion of the Dalit system in India.
Freedom Summer, 1964: An Overview
Oppenheimer, Marty
Article
2014
Oppenheimer provides a historical overview of the events leading up to and surrounding the 1964 Freedom Summer, when organizers worked to register Black voters in segregationist Deep South in the Unit...
Freedom Summer Remembered : Interview with Walter Kaufmann
Finkel, David
Article
2014
Finkel interviews retired community college teacher Walter Kaufmann about his experiences in the Freedom Summer project and teaching in the Freedom Schools.
Is Israel an Apartheid State?: Rhetoric or Reality? Summary of a Legal Study by the Human Sciences Research council of South Africa
Article
2010
Do Israel's practices in occupied Palestinian territory, namely the West Bank, East Jerusalem and Gaza, amount to the crimes of colonialism and apartheid under international law?
Jim Crow laws: Connexipedia Article
Article
Were state and local laws in the United States enacted between 1876 and 1965.
Malcolm X Speaks
X. Malcolm; edited and with prefatory notes by George Breitman
Book
1965
A series of speeches, seminars and press conferences given by Malcolm X during the last years of his life in 1964 and early 1965.
The Mississippi Summer Project 50th Anniversary Reunion
Miller, Mike
Article
2014
Greenwood was the place where the first major cracks in the wall of Mississippi racism were broken open.
Montgomery Bus Boycott
Article
1955
A successful year-long protest against the segregation of buses in Montgomery, Alabama.
Obama and "I Have a Dream" in 2008: Against The Current vol. 132
Miah, Malik
Article
2008
As we enter the 2008 presidential election, it is noteworthy that Illinois Senator Barack Obama is still a serious contender for the Democratic Party nomination. I say “noteworthy” because his campaig...
Occupation, Colonialism, Apartheid?: A re-assessment of Israel's practicies in the occupied Palestinian territories under international law
The Middle East Project, Democracy and Governance Program
Article
2009
A study of the Israel-Palestine situation from the standpoint of international law.
Patrick Buchanan's Ezola Virus: Against The Current vol. 89
Bandhauer, Carina
Article
2000
Amidst all the turmoil of the Reform Party this summer, Pat Buchanan named Ezola Foster as his running mate for his third bid at the presidency. For a man who has openly questioned the holocaust, and ...
A People's History of the United States: 1492 - Present
Zinn, Howard
Book
1995
Zinn's history includes those most ignored by typical American textbook history, including Indians, blacks, women and workers.
Race and Class: Brown v. Board of Education 50 Years Later: Against The Current vol. 111
Miah, Malik
Article
2004
I found the headline of the May 17 Business Week article on the 50th anniversary of the famous Brown v. Board of Education landmark Supreme Court ruling, that "separate but equal" schools were unconst...
Race and Class: Busing and Integration, 1975-99: Against The Current vol. 82
Miah, Malik
Article
1999
In the mid-1970s Boston was a major battle ground for equal education in the public schools. Boston's inner-city schools—as in most urban areas—were less-equipped and in worse condition than those in ...
Religion and the Rise of Labor and Black Detroit: Against The Current vol. 134
Higbee, Mark
Article
2008
Historians and other scholars have given Detroit plentiful attention, including some very important books, yet in this vital new study Angela Dillard manages to approach the Motor City’s past in sever...
Remembering Mississippi, 1964-65: Interview with Claudia Morcom
Feeley, Dianne; Finkel, David
Article
2014
Feeley and Finkel interview Morcom about her work in Mississippi during Freedom Summer 1964 and subsequently from September 1964 through October 1965, as Southern Regional Director for the National La...
Review: Riding the Bus to Freedom: Against The Current vol. 132
Feeley, Dianne
Article
2008
The 1961 Freedom Rides challenged a racially segregated society by openly defying its customs, riding in interracial groups on interstate buses going South and desegregating the stations’ facilities. ...
Segregation and Black Labor Before the CIO:: Against The Current vol. 138
Ortiz, Paul
Article
2009
C.L.R. James urged listeners at a 1971 Institute of the Black World event in Atlanta to study W.E.B. Du Bois’s Black Reconstruction as a way to understand the meaning of Marxism, the Civil War, and em...
Segregation is here, just look at Israel's legal system
Horton, Gerard
Article
2015
Although segregated buses provide a clear and obvious picture of discrimination, applying different laws to individuals living side by side may prove to have far greater legal, ethical and strategic c...
SNCC: The New Abolitionists
Zinn, Howard
Book
1964
An account of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC).
SNCC at 50
Walker, Corey D.B.
Article
2010
The fiftieth anniversary of the founding of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) is vitally important not just for learning and understanding the past but, more importantly, for imagin...
Support the New Freedom Riders: End US Support for Israeli Apartheid
Ruebner, Josh
Article
2011
Palestinian Freedom Riders are seeking their rights to be treated as equal human beings free to move about in their own land.

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Racial segregation
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Racial segregation is the separation of different kinds of humans (like black and white people) into racial groups in daily life. It may apply to activities such as eating in a restaurant, drinking fr...
Segregation Had to Be Invented
Semuels, Alana
2017
During the late 19th century, blacks and whites in the South lived closer together than they do today.
Separate but equal
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Separate but equal was a legal doctrine in United States Constitutional law that justified systems of segregation. Under this doctrine, services, facilities and public accommodations were allowed to b...
16th Street Baptist Church bombing
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The 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama was bombed by violent racists on Sunday, September 15, 1963. The explosion at the African-American church, which killed four girls, marked a turni...
Stand in the Schoolhouse Door
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The Stand in the Schoolhouse Door took place at Foster Auditorium at the University of Alabama on June 11, 1963. George Wallace, the Governor of Alabama, in a symbolic attempt to keep his inaugural pr...