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Black Baltimore : a new theory of community

Author: Harold A McDougall
Publisher: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Relying on vernacular culture, personal networking, and mutual support than on private wealth or public subsidy, the communities of black Baltimore provide an example of self-help and civic action  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harold A McDougall
ISBN: 1566390370 9781566390378 1566391938 9781566391931
OCLC Number: 26586640
Description: x, 244 pages, 16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Civil Rights and the New Property --
2. Baltimore's Vernacular Black Community --
3. The New Property versus the Vernacular Community --
4. Picking Up the Pieces at the Grassroots --
5. Black Control of Baltimore's Government: A Hollow Prize? --
6. Church, State, and Neighborhood: Forums for Citizen Action --
7. Community Building in Partnership --
8. Base Communities: Citizen Action at the Grassroots --
9. From Base Community to New Community.
Responsibility: Harold A. McDougall.

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"...provides impressive proof that black people have always believed in the axiom 'nobody can free us but ourselves.' McDougall shows that the black community is continuing to create and implement Read more...

 
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