Constructing Belonging: Class, Race, and Harlem's Professional Workers

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Index of Subjects

a
A
Abyssinian Development Corporation, 28
African Caribbean people, 23
African dance class, 8
African Society of Mutual Relief, The, 19
age, influences of, 127
agricultural vs. non-agricultural workers, 16
American Anthropological Association, 131
American Negro Academy, 40
Amsterdam Avenue, 29
ancient black New Yorker, 21
androcentrism and patriarchy, 100
appearance, personal, 99-100
armed forces, U. S.
black GIs, and, 24-25
Executive Order 9981 (desegregation of), 25
authenticity, 91
authentic blacks (derisive term), 91
black experience, 37-38
whitening process, 43
automobile ownership, 92

b
B
banking
discrimination in, 26
negro capitalists, 42
belonging, the call of Harlem, 117
black capitalism, 80
black elites, xi , 90
black experience, authentic, 37-38
Black History Month, 42
black masters, 17 , 39
black middle class
abandonment of cities, 44
authenticity and, 37-38
authenticity of, 91
city abandonment, 44
indictments and, 43
label accepted/rejected, 127
black survival, components of, 38
black underclass, 44
Bleeker Street, 19
Blockbuster, xiii
Body Shop, The, xiii
boy (derisive term), 102
budget cuts, effect of, 76
buppies, migration into Harlem of, 123
business owners
most.participants, 5

c
C
Carmine Street, 19
census

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