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Born along the Color LineThe 1933 Amenia Conference and the Rise of a National Civil Rights Movement

Born along the Color Line: The 1933 Amenia Conference and the Rise of a National Civil Rights Movement

Eben Miller

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195174557
eISBN:
9780190254285
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195174557.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

In August, 1933, dozens of people gathered amid seven large, canvas tents in a field near Amenia, in upstate New York. Joel Spingarn, president of the board of the NAACP, had called a conference to ... More

First Martyr of LibertyCrispus Attucks in American Memory

First Martyr of Liberty: Crispus Attucks in American Memory

Mitch Kachun

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780199731619
eISBN:
9780190693510
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199731619.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History, Cultural History

First Martyr of Liberty explores how Crispus Attucks’s death in the 1770 Boston Massacre led to his achieving mythic significance in African Americans’ struggle to incorporate their experiences and ... More

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