By Darlene Clark Hine, Earnestine L. Jenkins
A query of Manhood: A Reader in Black Men's historical past and Masculinity, is the 1st anthology of historic experiences occupied with subject matters and matters primary to the development of Black masculinities. The editors pointed out those essays from between numerous hundred articles released in recent times in best American heritage journals and educational periodicals. quantity II selections up the place quantity I left off, carrying on with to target gender by means of interpreting the lives of African American males within the tumultuous interval following the Civil battle throughout the finish of the 19th century. The writings integrated in quantity disguise subject matters within the lives of black males that contact on management, paintings and the professions, kin and neighborhood, activities and the army, and a dead ringer for black males within the greater society.
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3, as quoted in Holmes, “Effects of the Memphis Race Riot,” pp. 73–74; Report, pp. 276–277; E. O. Tade to Rev. M[ichael] E. Strieby, 21 May 1866, in Joe M. , “The Memphis Race Riot and its Aftermath: Report by a Northern Missionary,” Tennessee Historical Quarterly 24 (SpringWinter 1965): p. 64. 4. Waller, “Community, Class and Race in the Memphis Riot,” pp. 234–237. See Table 1, “Occupation of Rioters,” for Waller’s analysis of the occupation of rioters. I derived the twenty-seven percent figure by assuming that all artisans, laborers, unemployed persons, and persons whose occupations was unknown were from groups that competed with blacks for employment.
At a mass meeting in Memphis held on the first anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, participants expressed the sense of dignity that military service provided. ’”5 When black men acted as provost guards in Memphis and other southern cities, they enforced a new order that, from the standpoint of many white Southerners, represented the world turned upside down. Thus, black soldiers were at once deeply threatening to those whites committed to the old order, and psychologically, as well as actively, liberating to blacks struggling to create the new.