TITLE

Race and (In)justice on the Mississippi An Episode from "The Journals of the Davy Crockett."

AUTHOR(S)
Buchanan, Thomas C.
PUB. DATE
March 2006
SOURCE
Indiana Magazine of History;Mar2006, Vol. 102 Issue 1, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the prevalence of racism and injustice on the Mississippi River during the 19th century based on "The Journals of the Davy Crockett." Incidents of prejudices against African Americans; Presence of Asbury C. Jaquess in the incidents; Position of rivermen on the issue.
ACCESSION #
20046229

 

Related Articles

  • For Brothers Only. Chappell, Kevin // Ebony;Jul2000, Vol. 55 Issue 9, p28 

    Presents the reflections of the author on the preconceived notions about African-Americans. Details on his encounter with a traffic officer; Lessons that he learned from his father; Instances when the behavior of African-Americans are being monitored.

  • The new racism. Massaquoi, Hans J. // Ebony;Aug1996, Vol. 51 Issue 10, p56 

    Presents prominent Afro-Americans' accounts of their experiences with racism. Former Virginia Governor L. Douglas Wilder; Music performer Michael McCary; Newark, New Jersey Mayor Sharpe James; Memphis, Tennessee Mayor Willie W. Herenton; California Representative Maxine Waters; Athlete Al...

  • Investigate the racial context behind Martin's death. Jackson, Jesse // Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder;7/25/2013, Vol. 79 Issue 52, p4 

    The article investigates the racial context against African Americans in the U.S. related to the death of Trayvon Martin, a 17-year-old African American high school student, who was shot dead by George Zimmerman, a 28-year-old mixed-race Hispanic, in Florida in July 2013.

  • A conference on racism. Bowman, Jim // Commonweal;2/25/94, Vol. 121 Issue 4, p6 

    Discusses talks at a bishops-sponsored conference on racism in February 1994 in Chicago, Illinois. `Healing the Past...Creating the Future' as title; Goal of advancing racial harmony; Opening session by Belleville Bishop Wilton D. Gregory; Conspiracy against young black males as scapegoats for...

  • Tearing up the race card. Harper, Camille // Headway;Apr96, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p37 

    Discusses the social context of racism. Role of poverty; Reaction of welfare state to issues of crime, dysfunctional communities and fatherless families; Role of drug gangs in urban politics; Responsibility of the church and community groups.

  • Freeing America of white racism?, a complex, but necessary task. Phillips, Ivory // Jackson Advocate;9/25/2014, Vol. 76 Issue 51, p4A 

    The author argues on the different concepts of racism including racial prejudice, institutional racism, and negative attitudes toward African Americans.

  • The river of De-Nile. Hardy, James Earl // Advocate;12/26/95, Issue 697, p43 

    Opinion. Focuses on terms which have racist implications against Afro-Americans. Includes `divisive and separatist'; `Transcend races'; `Race card.'

  • Old totems tumble in New South. Spaid, Elizabeth Levit // Christian Science Monitor;6/23/95, Vol. 87 Issue 146, p1 

    Reflects on the redemption and reconciliation of community sentiments by re-examining the attitudes towards the blacks. Details of the efforts made by the Southerners to rectify past racism practices; Focus on Southern Baptist Resolution in Atlanta for taking major steps in eradicating the...

  • Rumors, Race and Class Collide. Cullen, Kevin // Nieman Reports;Winter2005, Vol. 59 Issue 4, p43 

    The article discusses the reporting of rumors and the role of racism in the news coverage of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans, Louisiana in 2005. The hurricane revealed the news media's prejudice against poor people, particularly poor African Americans. Difficulties in communication became an...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics