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Black leaders of the twentieth century

Author: John Hope Franklin; August Meier
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©1982.
Series: Blacks in the New World.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Biographical studies of fifteen twentieth-century black leaders.
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Black leaders of the twentieth century.
Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©1982
(OCoLC)558001772
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Hope Franklin; August Meier
ISBN: 0252008707 9780252008702 0252009398 9780252009396
OCLC Number: 7653523
Description: xi, 372 pages : portraits ; 24 cm.
Contents: Booker T. Washington and the politics of accommodation / Louis R. Harlan --
T. Thomas Fortune : militant editor in the age of accommodation / Emma Lou Thornbrough --
Lonely warrior : Ida B. Wells-Barnett and the struggle for Black leadership / Thomas C. Holt --
W.E.B. DuBois : protagonist of the Afro-American protest / Elliott Rudwick --
James Weldon Johnson and the development of the NAACP / Eugene Levy --
Marcus Garvey and the politics of revitalization / Lawrence W. Levine --
A. Philip Randolph : labor leader at large / Benjamin Quarles --
Charles Clinton Spaulding : middle-class leadership in the age of segregation / Walter Weare --
Mary McLeod Bethune and the National Youth Administration : a case study of power relationships in the Black cabinet of Franklin D. Roosevelt / B. Joyce Ross --
Charles Hamilton Houston : social engineer for civil rights / Genna Rae McNeil --
Mabel K. Staupers and the integration of Black nurses into the armed forces / Darlene Clark Hines --
Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. : the militant as politician / Martin Kilson --
Martin Luther King, Jr. and the promise of nonviolent populism / David Levering Lewis --
Malcolm X : witness for the prosecution / Peter Goldman --
Whitney M. Young Jr. : committing the power structure to the case of civil rights / Nancy J. Weiss.
Series Title: Blacks in the New World.
Responsibility: edited by John Hope Franklin and August Meier.

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Recounts the accomplishments of fifteen Black American men and women, including Martin Luther King, Mary McLeod Bethune, Adam Clayton Powell, and Booker T. Washington.  Read more...

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