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Acklen, Teddy, 23–24, 31 affirmative action, 129 African Americans (in Nashville): black Nashville Way, 5, 235; black-white interaction after desegregation, 80; businesses, 33, 206, 211, 214, 216; in Catholic schools, 49; city life, 5; divisions among, 18–20, 28, 108–9, 118, 133, 136, 164, 177–78, 193–94, 211, 218, 233; doctors, 15; economic clout, 6, 9; elite clubs, 27; elites, 5–6, 19, 27, 178, 202, 204, 240, 241; employment, 86, 124, 127–31, 133, 150–51, 159; institutions of, 6; and machine politics, 30; and Metro, 136–37; newspapers, lack of, 40; numbers racket, 24, 31; political involvement, 14, 30–33, 35–36, 111, 134, 136–37, 146, 169, 180, 218, 233; powerlessness in interstate planning, 208; reactions to Brown, 47–48, 50, 53– 54, 70–71, 81; response to segregation, 6–7, 119, 122; shifting toward “blackness,” 151–52; suburb, 238; and universities, 99– 100, 176, 193. See also Black Power; civil rights activism; racial etiquette air rights deck, 210, 211 Alexander, Peggy, 91, 108 Allen, Clifford, 131, 134, 141 Allen, “Hoss,” 16 Allen, Michele, 151 American Baptist Theological Seminary, 27, 88, 196–97 American Legion (Nashville chapter), 36, 168–69 A. M. E. Sunday School Union, 27 Arcade, 92, 113 Arcade Grill, 156 armed self-defense, 128 avco, 130 Bailey, Deford, 16–17 Baker, C. T., 60, 96 Baker, Howard, 227 Baker v. Carr, 137 B&W restaurant, 138–40, 143, 148–49, 159 Barnes, William, 203 Barrett, George, 107, 109, 112, 156, 190, 228 Barton, Donald, 154 Bass, W. A., 37, 60–61, 69, 71–72, 76 Battle, Dick, 216, 218 Belle Meade, 23, 26, 119, 205, 209 Belle Meade Buffet, 149, 159 Belmont College/University, 28, 114, 238 Beloved Community, 120 Bethel A. M. E. Church, 85 Bevel, James, 88, 92, 107, 125, 144; on Stokely Carmichael, 175–76 Black Bottom, 24, 32 Black Liberation school, 181–82, 184 Black Muslims in Nashville, 197 black nationalism, 151, 195 Black Power: activism, 9, 164–65, 169, 175, 177–79, 182; among black university students 193–99; rhetoric of, 200, 240– 41; and white liberals, 186 Blakemore Avenue, 219–20 Bordeaux, 25, 238 INDEX 312 · I N D E X Boyd, Allen, 209 Boy Scouts, desegregation of, 161–62 Brandstetter, Cecil, 42 Branscomb, Harvie, 56; and Southern School News, 50 Bridwell, Lowell K., 210, 211 Briley, Beverly: and busing, 227–30, 232; and civil rights demonstrations, 143–44, 147, 150, 157–58, 161; and Interstate 40, 209, 211–13, 215; and mac, 185; Metro and, 135, 137; and Model Cities, 214–15, 217–18; and paranoia, 156, 167–68; and political problems, 227–28 Briley Parkway, 238 Brock, William, 227 Brooks, Elbert, 225, 229, 234 Brooks, Fred, 184–85 Brown, Dorothy, 161 Brown, H. Rap, 175 Brown, James, 236 Brown v. Board of Education, 47–48, 54–55, 65; Brown II, 52; discussion workshops in Nashville, 53, 59; newspaper responses to, 51; public sentiment on, 71–72; state of Tennessee response, 51–52. See also busing; segregation in education Bryant, Baxton, 178, 186–89, 191–92 Buena Vista, 73 Burger Boy restaurant, 160 busing, 224, 226–27, 234, 237; analysis of, 232–33; black reactions to, 230; first day under busing plan, 231–32; and housing, 237; ongoing struggles until 1998, 237; and Richard Nixon, 227; trial on, 228, 229. See also segregation in education; Nixon, Richard Butler, Angela, 120 Cain-Sloan, 86, 95, 111; dress rehearsal for 1960 sit-ins at, 91; increased business during 1960 sit-ins, 118 Caldwell Elementary, 73, 75 Campbell, Will D., 84, 94–97, 192 Candyland, 157 Capers Memorial Church, 83 Capitol City Defender, 152, 159 Carawan, Guy, 115 Carmichael, Stokely, 9, 77, 128, 164, 168, 179; aftermath of visit, 197, 200; controversy over Vanderbilt invitation, 168; rhetorical example of, 209; speech at Vanderbilt , 169–70; speech to black Nashville students, 174–75 cbs, 110, 112 Centennial Park, 127, 205 Chafe, William, 10 Chamber of Commerce, 33, 36, 45, 234; desegregated, 161; Edwin Mitchell speech, 202; involvement in 1960s civil rights activism, 133, 143, 156, 159, 184; and lunch counter sit-ins (1960), 95, 118–19; support for Interstate 40, 209–10 Chamber’s Charcoal House, 160 Chambers Steak House, 159 Charlotte Avenue, 23–24, 204–5 Church Street, 129, 154 Citizens Coordinating Committee (ccc), 213–18 Citizens’ Councils, 52–53, 70, 167 City-County League, 34 Civil Rights Act (1964), 160 civil rights activism, 6, 9, 240; aggressively defending boycott (1960), 131; on black campuses, 33–34; Black...

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ISBN
9780820343280
Related ISBN
9780820343266
MARC Record
OCLC
816042084
Pages
344
Launched on MUSE
2013-08-13
Language
English
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No
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