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Defying disfranchisement

R. Volney Riser

Defying disfranchisement

Black voting rights activism in the Jim Crow South, 1890-1908

by R. Volney Riser

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Published by Louisiana State University Press in Baton Rouge, La .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementR. Volney Riser
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJK1929.A2 R57 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination[ix], 326 p. ;
Number of Pages326
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24419860M
ISBN 100807136387
ISBN 109780807136386
LC Control Number2009048364
OCLC/WorldCa460061369

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In Defying Disfranchisement, R. Volney Riser documents a number of lawsuits challenging various requirements―including literacy tests, poll taxes, and white primaries―designed primarily to strip African American men of their right to vote in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

Twelve of these cases wended their way to the U.S. Supreme Court, and that body coldly ignored the Cited by: 5. Defying Disfranchisement Black Voting Rights Activism in the Jim Crow South, (Book): Riser, R.

Volney: In the late nineteenth and early twentieth century, Jim Crow strengthened rapidly and several southern states adopted new constitutions designed primarily to strip African American men of their right to vote. Since the Fifteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution.

In Defying Disfranchisement, R. Volney Riser documents a number of lawsuits challenging restrictive voting requirements. Though the U.S. Supreme Court received twelve of these cases, that body coldly ignored the systematic disfranchisement of black southerners. “Defying Disfranchisement is a major work of historical reclamation.

Riser provides the missing pages in the struggle of African Americans in the South for the right to vote before the founding of the NAACP.

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Volney Riser documents a number of lawsuits challenging restrictive voting requirements. Though the U.S. Supreme Court received twelve of these cases, that body coldly ignored the systematic disfranchisement of black by: 5. Defying disfranchisement: black voting rights activism in the jim crow south, A book that could easily be read and taught in conjunction with the great works that focus on civil rights in the United States "Journal of American History" A unique and valuable contribution to Read more User-contributed reviews.

Tags. Add. Defying Disfranchisement explores legal efforts in Mississippi, Louisiana, and Virginia, but the important story that Riser's book recounts is the battle in Alabama.

This was the most sustained and best prepared legal challenge to disfranchisement. The chief actors in this saga were Jackson Giles, Booker T. Washington, and Wilford Smith. Get this from a library. Defying disfranchisement: Black voting rights activism in the Jim Crow South, [R Volney Riser] -- In the late nineteenth and early twentieth century, Jim Crow strengthened rapidly and several southern states adopted new constitutions designed primarily to strip African American men of their right.

Defying Disfranchisement recovers that history in a way that provides legal scholars, historians, and activists with a sense of continuity between the age of Jim Crow and the freedom movement of the s and s. It is a book that could easily be read and taught in conjunction with the great works that focus on civil rights in the United : Christopher Malone.

Riser's book, "Defying Disfranchisement: Black Voting Rights Activism in the Jim Crow South, ," was published by the LSU Press this month. While researching, Riser realized he was wading into deeper waters of history when he found one of the Supreme Court case files still bound in its original folder.

Defying Disfranchisement by R. Volney Riser,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(4). Defying disfranchisement: Black voting rights activism in the Jim Crow South, / R. Volney Riser. Format Book Published Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, c Description p.

; 24 cm. Notes Includes bibliographical references and index. Contents. Prologue: Ap Defying Disfranchisement describes the impact of this struggle on African Americans, southern black and white elect-ed officials, and Redemption-era politics.

Volney Riser has written an engaging Book Reviews because the jury pool was the product of a discriminatory voter registration system. In Defying Disfranchisement, R.

Volney Riser documents a number of lawsuits challenging various requirements- including literacy tests, poll taxes, and white primaries- designed primarily to strip African American men of their right to vote in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.4/5(4).

Defying Disfranchisement: Black Voting Rights Activism, (under review, Louisiana State University Press). Judges and Historically Significant Decisions of the United States Court for the Middle District of Alabama (commissioned by the Historical Committee of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Alabama ; forthcoming from.

restrictions would "destroy disfranchisement" (1). This dissonance is one indication that although Defying Disfranchisement is a vital, vividly written, and deeply researched book, it is not always a carefully edited one. It deserves a broad readership, but Riser does not always describe the disfranchisement.

A new book by a University of West Alabama professor examines these early challenges. Riser's book, "Defying Disfranchisement: Black Voting Rights Activism in. (ebook) Defying Disfranchisement () from Dymocks online store. In the late nineteenth and early twentieth century, Jim.

UWA history professor R. Volney “Rob” Riser has uncovered black Alabamians’ remarkable fight against the constitution as part of his new book, “Defying Disfranchisement: Black Voting Rights Activism in the Jim Crow South, ,” published by the Louisiana State University Press.

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Since the. A: For scholars, I recommend Defying Disfranchisement: Black Voting Rights Activism in the Jim Crow South,by R. Volney Riser. In his study, Riser examines African American challenges to the legal removal of their voting rights in the immediate aftermath of southern states implementing new constitutions expressly to end black voting.