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Community action against racism in West Las Vegas : the F Street wall and the women who brought it down

Author: Robert J McKee
Publisher: Lanham : Lexington Books, [2014]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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F rom 2008 to 2013, a group of African American women led a successful protest of a street closure in their community without the dominant involvement of the black church. This book explains the socio-historical context behind the formation of this community and explores the eighty years of racism and oppression suffered by African Americans in southern Nevada.
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McKee, Robert J., 1951-
Community action against racism in West Las Vegas
(DLC) 2013045651
(OCoLC)864094561
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert J McKee
ISBN: 9780739186787 0739186787
OCLC Number: 872114915
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Be careful, it's the westside --
Welcome to historic West Las Vegas --
Women shouldn't be doing that sort of thing --
They want to wall you off --
Mayor Goodman, tear down this wall! --
A horrible waste of money --
Symbolic meanings of physical boundaries --
And the wall came tumbling down.
Responsibility: Robert J. McKee.

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