Browse Dept. of History by Subject "American History"
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Chocolate to Rainbow City: the dialectics of black and gay community formation in postwar Washington, D.C., 1946-1978 (2011-08-26)This dissertation historicizes popular assumptions which frame “black” and “gay” as exclusive urban identities and which brand black urban communities as embodiments of economic failure, disorderly heterosexuality and ...
(2015-01-21)Herbert Block—better known by his nom de plume "Herblock"—was one of the most prominent voices of liberalism in the postwar era. In his role as political cartoonist for the Washington Post, which he held from 1946 until ...