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Black resistance, White law

Mary Frances Berry

Black resistance, White law

a history of constitutional racism in America.

by Mary Frances Berry

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Published by Prentice-Hall in Englewood Cliffs (New Jersey) .
Written in English


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This book paints a clear picture of the history of racism and the constitution used to support it & the reluctance of society to accept black people as human beings, citizens & equals. It goes into events White law book the time black people were brought here as slaves, to the Civil War, Reconstruction, Civil Rights era & events as RECENT as 20 years ago.4/5.

“Black Resistance/White Law offers an opportunity to revisit a historical experience that the successes of the civil rights movement of the past fifty years have allowed many of us to forget.”—Chicago Tribune. From the Publisher/5(4). About the author () Mary Frances Berry was born in Nashville, Tennessee.

She received a bachelor's and master's degree at Howard University, a doctorate in history from the University of Michigan, and a juris doctor degree from the University of Michigan Law School.

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OCLC Number: Description: xi, pages ; 21 cm: Contents: Foundations of Repression --The Law of Black Suppression --Defiant Slaves and Defiant States --The Seminole War as a Black Freedom Movement: Phase One --The Seminole War as a Black Freedom Movement: Phase Two --Abolition and the Abrogation of Civil Liberties --Controlling Blacks.

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Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My libraryMissing: Black resistance,  White law. Examining racial segregation from s to the s, this book argues that white segregationist women constituted the grassroots workforce for racial segregation. For decades, they censored textbooks, campaigned against the United Nations, denied marriage certificates, celebrated school choice, and lobbied elected officials.

They trained generations, built national networks, Author: Elizabeth Gillespie Mcrae. NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with author Richard Rothstein about his new book, The Color of Law, which details how federal housing policies in the s and '50s mandated segregation and undermined.Finally, the slaves resistance and rebellion paid off, when the transatlantic slave trade was ended (in for Britain).

Eventually, the enslaved Africans were made free (in for those on British-owned plantations). Slave resistance at work. The maroons of Jamaica. Slave rebellions on plantations. Send to a friend. Bookmark this page.Some White farmers found this objectionable and complained to the Transvaal government.

The authorities capitulated and passed a law that limited the number of tenants on a farm to 5, forcing large numbers of Black people from their homes and land.

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