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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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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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The Integration Debate: Competing Futures For American Cities

Chester Hartman, Gregory Squires - Business & Economics - 2009 - 304 pages
Racial integration, and policies intended to achieve greater integration, continue to generate controversy in the United States, with some of the most heated debates taking ...
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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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Crucibles of Black Empowerment: Chicago's Neighborhood Politics from the New ...

Jeffrey Helgeson - History - 2014 - 368 pages
The term “community organizer” was deployed repeatedly against Barack Obama during the 2008 presidential campaign as a way to paint him as an inexperienced politician unfit for ...
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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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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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