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2 extreme views about black family

Pathological/pathogens theory (dysfunctional and ill)
Adaptive/vitality (strong and adaptive)

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Marital relationships in slave quarters

Fidelity was norm
Men and women were equally dependent on masters

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Jobs that gave status to black men

Porters
Barbers
Carpenters

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Views held by black clergy

Condemned American Christianity because to them, it denied that blacks were made in God's image
They played leading roles in abolition

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Timeline of black Islamic movement in US

1913 in Newark, NJ - founding of moorish science temple by Noble Drew Ali
1930 - splits
1933 - Elijah Muhammad becomes leader, foundation of Nation of Islam
1960s - Malcolm X becomes prominent figure
1964 - Malcolm X left Nation of Islam
1965 - Malcolm X assassinated
1978/79 - Wallace D Muhammad brings in more orthodox practices, whites could join...led to split

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Reasons black women submitted to white mans sexual mistreatment

Fear of punishment for refusing
Material rewards
Hope of being freed later on
Love

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View by southern whites about interracial sexual contact

Unnatural, instinctively repulsive
Belief that race mixing would degrade white race

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Who was considered in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Oklahoma, & Texas?

Anyone who had "any negro blood, whatever" 1967

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Who was considered black in Maryland, North Carolina, & Tennessee?

1/3 negro blood

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Who was considered black in Mississippi, Missouri, & South Carolina?

19th century: 1/8 negro blood
20th century: "any determinable trace" of black ancestors

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Who was considered black in Virginia?

Between 1919 and 1930, anyone with "one drop of negro blood" was considered black for admission to school. To apply for marriage license, 7/8 of "white blood" made one white

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Boxer who fought against miscegenation

Jack Johnson

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Factors that made interracial marriages happen

Mutual interests
Shared values
Geographical proximity
Physical attraction
Curiosity
Desire for forbidden fruit

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Who in black community was most opposed to interracial marriages?

Black women