This study attends closely to the faith and experiences of black Catholics. Two major themes emerged from semi-structured interviews with fifteen black Catholics in a midwestern u.s. city: First, participants experience the Catholic church simultaneously as both a loving home and a significant source of suffering because of racism. Second, participants engage in forgiveness of racism, which involves working for racial transformation of church and society. The analysis suggests a need for corporate conversion in that racism remains a major and pernicious barrier to the u.s. Catholic church’s ability to serve as a sacrament of God’s love.
, jazz musicians toured Third World nations under U.S. government sponsorship as a way of countering criticism of U.S. racism and winning hearts and minds in Africa and Asia. Von Eschen analyzes official ef...
Haitians’ ability to speak out against U.S. racism. Although individuals could tap into resources to build cultural, financial, and human capital and shape collaborations at the local level, U.S. race prejudice “impeded the realization of postwar international planning ideals” (p. 136). The insights of
or the exploitative forced labor imposed on the peasantry by the occupiers. Paradoxically, the occupation bridged the cultural gap existing between Haiti’s small educated elite and its poor majority. U.S. racism compelled the former to realize that it could not escape its African heritage and that it
serious that it’s a problem for society as a whole. I think the Korean media focuses more on that. For example, in the U.S. , racism is a critical issue, and violent repression, like police brutality, has become a serious social problem. In Japan, it’s not as serious as it is in America. People might
so.” 60 Yet it was not U.S. racism alone, perhaps, that inspired Maceo’s racial ambivalence. Throughout his lifetime, the treatment afforded to Antoñito was often used as a barometer of fidelity to Maceo’s legacy, with racism a frequent undercurrent of such conversations. Most famously, Tomás Estrada
. African Americans and the Soviet Indictment of U.S. Racism, 1928–1937. Lincoln, NE 2012. 20 Vgl. Acker, James R.: Scottsboro and Its Legacy. The Cases that Challenged American Legal and Social Justice. Basingstoke 2008. Langston Hughes berichtet darüber in seiner Autobiografie: Hughes: I Wonder as I