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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 45 related to Racial Oppression in the Global Metropolis: A Living Black Chicago History.   

Segregated Schools: Educational Apartheid in Post-civil Rights America

Paul Louis Street - Education - 2005 - 222 pages
Fifty years after the US Supreme Court ruled that "separate but equal" was "inherently unequal," Paul Street argues that little progress has been made to meaningful reform ...
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Segregation: The Rising Costs for America

James H. Carr, Nandinee K. Kutty - Business & Economics - 2008 - 352 pages
Segregation: The Rising Costs for America documents how discriminatory practices in the housing markets through most of the past century, and that continue today, have produced ...
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Jim Crow Nostalgia: Reconstructing Race in Bronzeville

Michelle R. Boyd - Social Science - 2008 - 211 pages
An incisive examination of how black leaders reinvented the history of Chicago's Bronzeville neighborhood in ways that sanitized the brutal elements of life under Jim Crow ...
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African Americans and the Color Line in Ohio, 1915-1930

William Wayne Giffin - History - 2005 - 312 pages
Writing in true social history tradition, William W. Giffin presents a magisterial study of African Americans focusing on times that saw the culmination of trends that were ...
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Whose Detroit?: Politics, Labor, and Race in a Modern American City

Heather Ann Thompson - History - 2004 - 304 pages
Heather Ann Thompson focuses in detail on the struggles of Motor City residents during the 1960s and early 1970s and finds that conflict continued to plague the inner city and ...
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People Wasn't Made to Burn: A True Story of Housing, Race, and Murder in Chicago

Joe Allen - Biography & Autobiography - 2011 - 225 pages
In 1947, James Hickman shot and killed the landlord he believed was responsible for a tragic fire took the lives of four of his children on Chicago’s west side. Prosecutors ...
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The South Side: The Racial Transformation of an American Neighborhood

Louis Rosen - History - 1999 - 186 pages
This is a tale of two communities on Chicago's far South Side that collided almost by accident at a moment in America's history when race relations were starting to explode.
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The Origins of the Urban Crisis: Race and Inequality in Postwar Detroit

Thomas J. Sugrue - History - 2014 - 432 pages
Once America’s "arsenal of democracy," Detroit is now the symbol of the American urban crisis. In this reappraisal of America’s racial and economic inequalities, Thomas Sugrue ...
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