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Groundwork : local black freedom movements in America

Author: Jeanne Theoharis; Komozi Woodard
Publisher: New York : New York University, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The traditional narrative of the civil rights movement has been complicated by studies that root the movement in smaller communities across the country. These essays show that local civil rights  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
History
Local history
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Groundwork.
New York : New York University, c2005
(DLC) 2004017053
(OCoLC)56057979
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jeanne Theoharis; Komozi Woodard
ISBN: 9781435600447 1435600444 9780814782842 0814782841 9780814782859 081478285X
OCLC Number: 173609026
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 328 p.) : ill.
Contents: "They told us our kids were stupid": Ruth Batson and the educational movement in Boston / Jeanne Theoharis --
"Drive awhile for freedom": Brooklyn CORE's 1964 stall-in and public discourses on protest violence / Brian Purnell --
Message from the grassroots: the black power experiment in Newark, New Jersey / Komozi Woodard --
Gloria Richardson and the civil rights movement in Cambridge, Maryland / Peter B. Levy --
We've come a long way: Septima Clark, the warings, and the changing civil rights movement / Katherine Mellen Charron --
Organizing for more than the vote: the political radicalization of local people in Lowndes County, Alabama, 1965-1966 / Hasan Kwame Jeffries --
"God's appointed savior": Charles Evers's use of local movements for national stature / Emilye Crosby --
Local women and the civil rights movement in Mississippi: re-visioning Womanpower Unlimited / Tiyi Morris --
The stirrings of the modern civil rights movement in Cincinnati, Ohio, 1943-1953 / Michael Washington --
"We cannot wait for understanding to come to us": community activists respond to violence at Detroit's Northwestern High School, 1940-1941 / Karen Miller --
"Not a color, but an attitude": Father James Groppi and black power politics in Milwaukee / Patrick Jones --
Practical internationalists: the story of the Des Moines, Iowa, Black Panther Party / Reynaldo Anderson --
Inside the Panther revolution: the black freedom movement and the Black Panther Party in Oakland, California / Robyn Ceanne Spencer.
Responsibility: edited by Jeanne Theoharis and Komozi Woodard ; with a foreword by Charles Payne.
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