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April 4, 1968 : Martin Luther King, Jr.'s death and how it changed America

Author: Michael Eric Dyson
Publisher: New York : Basic Civitas Books, ©2008.
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A cultural critic reassesses the late civil rights leader's significance and influence on American society, as well as the ways in which his death transformed the discussion of race in America.
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Dyson, Michael Eric.
April 4, 1968.
New York : Basic Civitas Books, c2008
(OCoLC)608617128
Named Person: Martin Luther King, Jr.; Martin Luther King, Jr.; Martin Luther King, Jr.; Martin Luther King
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Eric Dyson
ISBN: 9780465002122 0465002129 9780465012862 0465012868
OCLC Number: 191729801
Description: xii, 290 p. ; 21 cm.
Contents: Preface --
Part 1: Moses: A Prophet's Death in Three Acts: --
Act 1: Fighting Death --
Act 2: Talking Death --
Act 3: Facing Death --
Part 2: Promised Land, or Wilderness? --
Report Card on Black America --
The Black Family and Black Inequality --
What Would Martin Do? Poverty, Prosperity, and Performance of Blackness --
Part 3: Joshua: Charismatic Black Leadership in a Prophet's Shadow: A Messiah Measures Leadership --
Heir Apparent --
Last of a Dying Breed? --
Black Kennedy --
Afterword: Interview with Dr. King on His 80th Birthday --
Index
Responsibility: Michael Eric Dyson.
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Celebrates the leadership of Dr. King and challenges America to renew its commitment to his vision  Read more...

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Preface -- Part one. Moses: a prophet's death in three acts: (Act 1) Fighting death -- (Act 2) Talking death -- (Act 3) Facing death -- Part two. Promised land, or wilderness?: Report card on black America -- The black family and black inequality -- What would Martin do? Poverty, prosperity, and the performance of blackness -- Part three. Joshua: Charismatic black leadership in a prophet's shadow: A messiah measures leadership -- Heir apparent -- Last of a dying breed? -- Black Kennedy -- Afterword: Interview with Dr. King on his 80th birthday -- Acknowledgments -- Bibliographical notes -- Index.

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