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Freedom north : Black freedom struggles outside the South

Author: Jeanne Theoharis; Komozi Woodard; Matthew Countryman
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2003.
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This title on black social movements outside the South reveals distinctive forms of US racism according to place, the varieties of tactics that community members used to attack these inequalities,  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeanne Theoharis; Komozi Woodard; Matthew Countryman
ISBN: 0312294689 9780312294687 0312294670 9780312294670
OCLC Number: 51706446
Description: p. cm
Contents: Preface; K.Cleaver Foreword; R.D.G.Kelley Introduction; K.Woodard, J.Theoharis & M.Countryman 'Double V for Victory' Mobilizes Black Detroit, 1941-1948; B.Bates The US Organization, Black Power Politics, and the United Front Ideal in Los Angeles and Beyond; S.Brown University of Michigan: From Protest to Politics: Community Control and the Black Power Movement in Philadelphia, 1965-1970; M.Countryman Social Justice in the City: The Reverend Albert B. Cleage, Jr., and the Rise of a Black Nationalist Coalition in Detroit; A.D.Dillard Radicalism in the late-1960s: A Chapter in the History of the Young Lords Party in New York; J.Fernandez The Right to Shop: Welfare, Consumerism, and Northern Protest; F.Kornbluth Black Revolutionaries on Chicago's West Side: A History of the Illinois Black Panther Party; J.Rice University of Michigan: Prospects for Freedom: African American Political Culture in Oakland from the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters to the Black 'The Nation Makes Me Whole': Women in the Nation of Islam in Oakland, California, 1965-1970; U.Taylor 'I Wish I Was in the South': How Boston's School Desegregation Complicates the Civil Rights Paradigm; J.Theoharis The Search for Resident Power in Baltimore's Public Housing; R.Y.Williams The Dynamics of Black Power in the Newark Convention Movement; K.Woodard Afterword; M.Marable
Responsibility: edited by Jeanne F. Theoharis, Komozi Woodard, and Matthew Countryman.


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