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Better day coming : Blacks and equality, 1890-2000

Author: Adam Fairclough
Publisher: New York : Viking, 2001.
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Traces the history of the African-American struggle for racial equality, from the anti-lynching campaign launched by Ida B. Wells in the 1890s, through the leadership of Jesse Jackson, focusing on events in the American South.
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Genre/Form: History
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Fairclough, Adam.
Better day coming.
New York : Viking, 2001
(OCoLC)606598880
Online version:
Fairclough, Adam.
Better day coming.
New York : Viking, 2001
(OCoLC)608174930
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Adam Fairclough
ISBN: 0670875929 9780670875924 0142001295 9780142001295
OCLC Number: 45284634
Description: xiv, 384 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The failure of reconstruction and the triumph of white supremacy --
Ida B. Wells and the campaign against lynching --
Booker T. Washington and the strategy of accommodaton --
The Rise of the NAACP --
The great war and racial equality --
Marcus Garvey and the UNIA --
The radical thirties --
Blacks in the segregated south, 1919-42 --
The NAACP's challenge to white supremacy, 1935-45 --
Two steps forward and one step back, 1946-55 --
The nonviolent rebellion, 1955-60 --
The civil rights movement, 1960-63 --
Birmingham, the freedom summner, and Selma --
The rise and fall of black power --
The continuing struggle. Machine generated contents note: I --
I The Failure of Reconstruction and the Triumph --
of White Supremacy --
2 Ida B. Wells and the Campaign Against Lynching --
3 Booker T. Washington and the Strategy ofAccommodaton --
4 The Rise of the NAACP --
5 The Great War and Racial Equality --
6 Marcus Garvey and the UNIA --
7 The Radical Thirties --
8 Blacks in the Segregated South, 1919-42 --
9 lThe NAACP's Challenge to White Supremacy, 1935-45 --
1O Two Steps Forward and One Step Back, 1946-55 --
The Nonviolent Rebellion, 1955-60 --
The Civil Rights Movement, 1960-63 --
Birmingham, the Freedom Summner, and Selma --
The Rise and Fall of Black Power --
The Continuing Struggle.
Responsibility: Adam Fairclough.
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The author Adam Fairclough chronicles the struggle of black Americans to acheieve civil rights and equality in a society that, after the collapse of the Reconstruction, santioned racial segregation,  Read more...

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