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A city within a city : the Black freedom struggle in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Author: Todd E Robinson
Publisher: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A case study of the civil rights era as it happened in smaller cities, like Grand Rapids, Michigan

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Todd E Robinson
ISBN: 9781439909218 1439909210 9781439909225 1439909229 9781439909232 1439909237
OCLC Number: 867139267
Description: XIX, 226 Seiten
Contents: PrefaceAcknowledgmentsAbbreviations1 "Rowing, Not Drifting": Black Organizational Reform before World War II2 Citizens' Action: Managerial Racism and Reform Politics3 The Suburban Oasis: The Origins of Segregated Space4 The Mustache Saga: The Rise of Black Youth Protest5 A Black Child's Burden: Busing to Achieve Racial Balance6 Where Do We Go from Here? Setting the Course for Racial ReconciliationConclusion: Secondary Cities and the Black ExperienceNotesIndex
Responsibility: Todd E. Robinson.

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"Focusing on Grand Rapids, Michigan, Robinson reveals how African Americans in this city fought against white racism in housing, education, economy, and other facets of black lives. Diary entries, Read more...

 
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