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I may not get there with you : the true Martin Luther King, Jr.

Author: Michael Eric Dyson
Publisher: New York : Touchstone, 2001, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st Touchstone edView all editions and formats
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Combining the grassroots appeal of Iyanla Vanzant and the erudition of Cornel West, Michael Eric Dyson rescues Martin Luther King, Jr. from those who have exploited his legacy and returns him to the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Martin Luther King, Jr.; Martin Luther King, Jr.; Martin Luther King, Jr.
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Eric Dyson
ISBN: 068483037X 9780684830377 0684867761 9780684867762
OCLC Number: 173225885
Description: xi, 404 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: ContentsPreface "We as a People Will Get to the Promised Land": Martin and UsIntroduction "You Don't Need to Go Out Saying Martin Luther King, Jr. Is a Saint": The American HeroPart I. IDEOLOGYChapter 1 "I Saw That Dream Turn Into a Nightmare": From Color-Blindness to Black CompensationChapter 2 "Most Americans Are Unconscious Racists": Beyond LiberalismChapter 3 "As I Ponder the Madness of Vietnam": The Outlines of a Militant PacifismChapter 4 "America Must Move Toward a Democratic Socialism": A Progressive Social BlueprintChapter 5 "We Did Engage in a Black Power Move": An Integrationist Embraces Enlightened Black NationalismPart II. IDENTITYChapter 6 "I Had to Know God for Myself": The Shape of a Radical FaithChapter 7 "Somewhere I Read of the Freedom of Speech": Constructing a Unique VoiceChapter 8 "There Is a Civil War Going on Within All of Us": Sexual Personae in the RevolutionChapter 9 "I Have Walked Among the Desperate, Rejected, and Angry": Two Generations of the Young, Gifted, and BlackChapter 10 "The Primary Obligation of the Woman Is That of Motherhood": The Pitfalls of PatriarchyPart III. IMAGEChapter 11 "Be True to What You Said on Paper": A Critical PatriotismChapter 12 "I Won't Have Any Money to Leave Behind": The Ownership of a Great ManChapter 13 "If I Have to Go Through This to Give the People a Symbol": The Burden of RepresentationEpilogue "Lil' Nigger, Just Where You Been?": Metaphors and MovementsNotesBibliographyAcknowledgmentsIndex
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