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Voices from within the veil : African Americans and the experience of democracy

Author: William H Alexander; Cassandra Newby-Alexander; Charles Howard Ford
Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne, UK : Cambridge Scholars Pub., 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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""And then--the Veil. It drops as drops the night on southern seas--vast, sudden, unanswering. There is Hate behind it, and Cruelty and Tears. As one peers through its intricate, unfathomable pattern of ancient, old, old design, one sees blood and guilt and misunderstanding. And yet it hangs there, this Veil, between Then and Now, between Pale and Colored and Black and White -- between You and Me."" W.E.B. DuBois,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Conference papers and proceedings
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Voices from within the veil.
Newcastle upon Tyne, UK : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2008
(DLC) 2008278391
(OCoLC)239844208
Material Type: Conference publication, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William H Alexander; Cassandra Newby-Alexander; Charles Howard Ford
ISBN: 9781443811767 1443811769
OCLC Number: 667003527
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 372 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: TABLE OF CONTENTS; LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; INTRODUCTION; CHAPTER ONE; POST- AND NEO-COLONIAL POCAHONTAS; VOICING VIRGINIA'S "NATURALS"? ALTERITY AND THE OLD WORLD RECEPTION OF MALICK'S THE NEW WORLD; JAMESTOWN SHUFFLE; CHAPTER TWO; 'THEIR HOPED FOR LIBERTY'; "RUNNING SERVANTS AND ALL OTHERS"; THE STRANGE CASE OF SHERIDAN FORD AND CLARISSA DAVIS; THINKING MEN AND WOMEN, WHO DESIRETO IMPROVE OUR CONDITION; 40 ACRES AND A MULE; CHAPTER THREE; THE RIGHT TO ONE'S RELATIVES; THE LANGSTON-QUARLES FAMILY; ADVANTAGE, AGENCY, AND UNREST; "THE KU KLUX KLAN ARE STILL SCRAPPING HERE." CHAPTER FOUR"THEY JUST GUNNED HIM DOWN UHGAIN"; JOSEPHINE ST. PIERRE RUFFIN AND MARY CHURCH TERRELL; CHAPTER FIVE; THE ECUMENICAL MOMENT; "SIT DOWN CHILDREN, SIT DOWN"; EPILOGUE; MIGRATION MATTERS, EVEN 400 YEARS LATER; LIST OF CONTRIBUTORS; INDEX.
Responsibility: edited by William H. Alexander, Cassandra L. Newby-Alexander and Charles H. Ford.

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