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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.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Dyson, Michael Eric.
April 4, 1968.
New York : Basic Civitas Books, c2008
(DLC) 2008273966
(OCoLC)191729801
Named Person: Martin Luther King, Jr.; Martin Luther King, Jr.; Martin Luther King, Jr.
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Eric Dyson
ISBN: 9780786727629 0786727624
OCLC Number: 301965298
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 290 p.)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
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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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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