Find a copy in the library
Finding libraries that hold this item...
|Named Person:||Martin Luther King, Jr.; Martin Luther King, Jr.; Martin Luther King, Jr.|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Michael Eric Dyson
|Description:||xi, 404 pages ; 25 cm|
|Contents:||Contents Preface "We as a People Will Get to the Promised Land": Martin and Us Introduction "You Don't Need to Go Out Saying Martin Luther King, Jr. Is a Saint": The American Hero Part I. IDEOLOGY Chapter 1 "I Saw That Dream Turn Into a Nightmare": From Color-Blindness to Black Compensation Chapter 2 "Most Americans Are Unconscious Racists": Beyond Liberalism Chapter 3 "As I Ponder the Madness of Vietnam": The Outlines of a Militant Pacifism Chapter 4 "America Must Move Toward a Democratic Socialism": A Progressive Social Blueprint Chapter 5 "We Did Engage in a Black Power Move": An Integrationist Embraces Enlightened Black Nationalism Part II. IDENTITY Chapter 6 "I Had to Know God for Myself": The Shape of a Radical Faith Chapter 7 "Somewhere I Read of the Freedom of Speech": Constructing a Unique Voice Chapter 8 "There Is a Civil War Going on Within All of Us": Sexual Personae in the Revolution Chapter 9 "I Have Walked Among the Desperate, Rejected, and Angry": Two Generations of the Young, Gifted, and Black Chapter 10 "The Primary Obligation of the Woman Is That of Motherhood": The Pitfalls of Patriarchy Part III. IMAGE Chapter 11 "Be True to What You Said on Paper": A Critical Patriotism Chapter 12 "I Won't Have Any Money to Leave Behind": The Ownership of a Great Man Chapter 13 "If I Have to Go Through This to Give the People a Symbol": The Burden of Representation Epilogue "Lil' Nigger, Just Where You Been?": Metaphors and Movements Notes Bibliography Acknowledgments Index|
|Responsibility:||Michael Eric Dyson.|
Robert Boynton The New York Times Dyson gives us a thoroughly contemporary King, an enigmatic hero whose flaws and failings make him more, not less, relevant to our times. Jake Lamar The New York
- King, Martin Luther, -- Jr., -- 1929-1968 -- Influence.
- King, Martin Luther, -- Jr., -- 1929-1968 -- Political and social views.
- African American civil rights workers -- Biography.
- Baptists -- United States -- Clergy -- Biography.
- African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century.
- Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
- King, Martin Luther, -- Jr., -- 1929-1968.
- African American civil rights workers.
- African Americans -- Civil rights.
- Baptists -- Clergy.
- Civil rights movements.
- Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)
- Political and social views.
- United States.