“We aren’t after a House Negro to prove our love for Black People”: the complicated relationship between George S. Schuyler and the John Birch society

@article{Russler2020WeAA,
  title={“We aren’t after a House Negro to prove our love for Black People”: the complicated relationship between George S. Schuyler and the John Birch society},
  author={Brett Russler},
  journal={The Sixties},
  year={2020},
  volume={13},
  pages={121 - 145}
}
ABSTRACT Scholars have taken great interest in black conservatism, but most focus on the ideology’s contours during the post-civil rights era. Few closely interrogate the relationship between black conservatives and white conservative groups, particularly during the height of the civil rights movement. This article takes a close look at the partnership between black conservative George S. Schuyler and the rabidly anticommunist John Birch Society during the 1960s and 1970s. Black conservatives…