Journal of Civil and Human Rights 2:2 now available

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Table of Contents—Journal of Civil and Human Rights Issue 2:2

Published by University of Illinois Press


Michael Ezra, Editor’s Note

Research-Based Articles

Jennifer Dominique Jones, ‘To Stand Upon My Constitutional Rights’: The NAACP and World War II-Era Sexual Exclusion

Jared Leighton, ‘Character Assassins’: How the FBI Used the Issue of Homosexuality Against the Black Freedom Struggle


Kheven LaGrone, The Day the Unspeakable Screamed its Name: My Memories of a Movement

Book Forums

Aldon D. Morris, The Scholar Denied: W. E. B. Du Bois and the Birth of Modern Sociology (University of California Press, 2015)

Françoise Hamlin, Brown University, “Challenging Sociology’s History”

Clayborne Carson, Stanford University, “The Triumph of W. E. B. Du Bois”

Komozi Woodard, Sarah Lawrence College, “Rethinking Du Bois, Atlanta University, and the Sociological Canon”

Aldon D. Morris response


Premilla Nadasen, Household Workers Unite: The Untold Story of African American Women Who Built a Movement (Beacon Press, 2015)

Heather Ann Thompson, University of Michigan, “Demanding Dignity and Dollars in America’s Dirty Kitchens”

David Katzman, The University of Kansas, “Household Workers Organizing: A Social Movement”

Robyn C. Spencer, Lehman College, "'Tell Dem Slavery Done!' Domestic Workers and the Black Freedom Movement"

Premilla Nadasen response