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The Columbia guide to African American history since 1939

Author: Robert L Harris; Rosalyn Terborg-Penn
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2006.
Series: Columbia guides to American history and cultures.
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Marian Anderson's famous 1939 concert in front of the Lincoln Memorial was a watershed moment in the struggle for racial justice. Beginning with this event, Robert L. Harris Jr. and Rosalyn Terborg-Penn chart the historical efforts of African Americans to address racism and inequality. They explore the rise of the Civil Rights and Black Power movements and the national and international contexts that shaped their  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Columbia guide to African American history since 1939.
New York : Columbia University Press, ©2006
(DLC) 2005034370
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert L Harris; Rosalyn Terborg-Penn
ISBN: 023151087X 9780231510875
OCLC Number: 560520434
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 442 pages).
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: Historical narrative / Robert L. Harris Jr. and Rosalyn Terborg-Penn --
Interpreting African American history since 1939 --
Foundations of the movement, 1939-57 --
The civil rights movement, 1955-65 --
Black power/Black consciousness, 1965-75 --
A glass half-full or half-empty --
Key themes in African American history since 1939--
Naming ourselves: the politics and meaning of self-designation / Rosalyn Terborg-Penn --
Looking backward: African Americans in the postindustrial era / Robin D.G. Kelley --
African Americans in the military / Brenda L. Moore --
African Americans in sports: the other champions / Sundiata Djata --
African Americans in literature and the arts / Kevin K. Gaines and Penny M. Von Eschen --
Black music and black possibility: from be-bop to hip-hop / Craig Werner --
Black business development / Juliet E.K. Walker --
Histories --
Social studies --
Labor --
Music --
Organizations --
School Desegregation --
Sports --
Film, video, and audio --
Manuscripts --
Black nationalism --
Black power --
Black arts and Black aesthetics --
Urban rebellions/riots --
Post-civil rights --
Affirmative action --
Business --
Film --
Race relations --
Education --
Family --
Politics --
Religion --
Science and technology --
The 1980s --
The 1990s --
Libraries, museums, and historical sites --
Newspapers, periodicals, and journals.
Series Title: Columbia guides to American history and cultures.
Responsibility: edited by Robert L. Harris, Jr. and Rosalyn Terborg-Penn.

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Charts the historical efforts of African Americans to address racism and inequality. This book explores the rise of the Civil Rights and Black Power movements and the national and international  Read more...

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