The Resource Way up north in Louisville: : African American migration in the urban South, 1930-1970, Luther Adams, (electronic resource)

Way up north in Louisville: : African American migration in the urban South, 1930-1970, Luther Adams, (electronic resource)

Label
Way up north in Louisville: : African American migration in the urban South, 1930-1970
Title
Way up north in Louisville:
Title remainder
African American migration in the urban South, 1930-1970
Statement of responsibility
Luther Adams
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Luther Adams demonstrates that in the wake of World War II, when roughly half the black population left the South seeking greater opportunity and freedom in the North and West, the same desire often anchored African Americans to the South. Way Up North in Louisville explores the forces that led blacks to move to urban centers in the South to make their homes. Adams defines "home" as a commitment to life in the South that fueled the emergence of a more cohesive sense of urban community and enabled southern blacks to maintain their ties to the South as a place of personal identity, family, and community. This commitment to the South energized the rise of a more militant movement for full citizenship rights and respect for the humanity of black people.Way Up North in Louisville offers a powerful reinterpretation of the modern civil rights movement and of the transformations in black urban life within the interrelated contexts of migration, work, and urban renewal, which spurred the fight against residential segregation and economic inequality. While acknowledging the destructive downside of emerging postindustrialism for African Americans in the Jim Crow South, Adams concludes that persistent patterns of economic and racial inequality did not rob black people of their capacity to act in their own interests
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Midwest
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Adams, Luther
Dewey number
307.2089/96073076944
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
Series statement
The John Hope Franklin series in African American history and culture
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  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Civil rights movements
  • Civil rights movements
  • African Americans
  • Migration, Internal
  • Rural-urban migration
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Way up north in Louisville: : African American migration in the urban South, 1930-1970, Luther Adams, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11710159
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Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11710159
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11710159
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Way up north in Louisville: : African American migration in the urban South, 1930-1970, Luther Adams, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11710159
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11710159
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11710159
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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