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Let nobody turn us around : voices of resistance, reform, and renewal : an African American anthology

Author: Manning Marable; Leith Mullings
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2000.
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"One of America's prominent historians and a noted feminist bring together the most important political writings and testimonials from African Americans over three centuries. This unique volume captures the struggle and hope persistent in the movement for social justice. The voices of famous activists like Du Bois, Douglass, and Malcolm X, joined by those of laborers, women, and other African American citizens,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
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Let nobody turn us around.
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, c2000
(OCoLC)607448498
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Manning Marable; Leith Mullings
ISBN: 0847683451 9780847683451 0847699307 9780847699308
OCLC Number: 42592833
Description: xxv, 674 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Resistance, Reform, and Renewal in the Black Experience --
Sect. 1. Foundations: Slavery and Abolitionism, 1789-1861 --
1. Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano / Olaudah Equiano --
2. Thus Doth Ethiopia Stretch Forth Her Hand from Slavery, to Freedom and Equality / Prince Hall --
3. Founding of the African Methodist Episcopal Church / Richard Allen --
4. David Walker's "Appeal," 1829-1830 --
5. Statement of Nat Turner, 1831 --
6. Slaves Are Prohibited to Read and Write by Law --
7. What If I Am a Woman? / Maria W. Stewart --
8. Slave Denied the Rights to Marry, Letter of Milo Thompson, Slave, 1834 --
9. Selling of Slaves, Advertisement, 1835 --
10. Solomon Northrup Describes a New Orleans Slave Auction, 1841 --
11. Cinque and the Amistad Revolt, 1841 --
12. Let Your Motto Be Resistance! / Henry Highland Garnet --
13. Slavery as It Is / William Wells Brown --
14. A'n't I a Woman? / Sojourner Truth --
15. Black Nationalist Manifesto / Martin R. Delany --
16. What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July? / Frederick Douglass --
17. "No Rights That a White Man Is Bound to Respect": The Dred Scott Case and Its Aftermath --
18. Whenever the Colored Man Is Elevated, It Will Be by His Own Exertions / John S. Rock --
19. Spirituals: "Go Down, Moses" and "Didn't My Lord Deliver Daniel" --
Sect. 2. Reconstruction and Reaction: the Aftermath of Slavery and the Dawn of Segregation, 1861-1915 --
1. What the Black Man Wants / Frederick Douglass --
2. Henry McNeal Turner, Black Christian Nationalist --
3. Black Urban Workers during Reconstruction --
4. Frances Ellen Watkins Harper, Pioneering Black Feminist --
5. Labor and Capital Are in Deadly Conflict / T. Thomas Fortune --
6. Edward Wilmot Blyden and the African Diaspora --
7. Democratic Idea Is Humanity / Alexander Crummell --
8. Voice from the South / Anna Julia Cooper --
9. National Association of Colored Women: Mary Church Terrell and Josephine St. Pierre Ruffin --
10. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings / Paul Laurence Dunbar --
11. Booker T. Washington and the Politics of Accommodation --
12. William Monroe Trotter and the Boston Guardian --
13. Race and the Southern Worker --
14. Ida B. Wells-Barnett, Crusader for Justice --
15. William Edward Burghardt Du Bois --
16. Niagara Movement, 1905 --
17. Hubert Henry Harrison, Black Revolutionary Nationalist --
Sect. 3. From Plantation to Ghetto: The Great Migration, Harlem Renaissance, and World War, 1915-1954 --
1. Black Conflict over World War I --
2. If We Must Die / Claude McKay --
3. Black Bolsheviks: Cyril V. Briggs and Claude McKay --
4. Marcus Garvey and the Universal Negro Improvement Association --
5. Women as Leaders / Amy Euphemia Jacques Garvey --
6. Langston Hughes and the Harlem Renaissance --
7. Negro Woman and the Ballot / Alice Moore Dunbar-Nelson --
8. James Weldon Johnson and Harlem in the 1920s --
9. Black Workers in the Great Depression --
10. Scottsboro Trials, 1930s --
11. You Cannot Kill the Working Class / Angelo Herndon --
12. Hosea Hudson, Black Communist Activist --
13. Breaking the Bars to Brotherhood / Mary McLeod Bethune --
14. Adam Clayton Powell, Jr., and the Fight for Black Employment in Harlem --
15. Black Women Workers during the Great Depression --
16. Southern Negro Youth Conference, 1939 --
17. A. Philip Randolph and the Negro March on Washington Movement, 1941 --
18. Charles Hamilton Houston and the War Effort among African Americans, 1944 --
19. End to the Neglect of the Problems of the Negro Woman! / Claudia Jones --
20. Negro Artist Looks Ahead / Paul Robeson --
21. Thurgood Marshall: The Brown Decision and the Struggle for School Desegregation --
Sect. 4. We shall Overcome: The Second Reconstruction, 1954-1975 --
1. Rosa Parks, Jo Ann Robinson, and the Montgomery Bus Boycott, 1955-1956 --
2. Roy Wilkins and the NAACP --
3. Southern Christian Leadership Conference, 1957 --
4. Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and the Sit-In Movement, 1960 --
5. Freedom Songs, 1960s --
6. We Need Group-Centered Leadership / Ella Baker --
7. Martin Luther King, Jr., and Nonviolence --
8. Revolution Is at Hand / John R. Lewis --
9. Salvation of American Negroes Lies in Socialism / W.E.B. Du Bois --
10. Special Plight and the Role of Black Women / Fannie Lou Hamer --
11. SNCC Position Paper: Women in the Movement, 1964 --
12. Elijah Muhammad and the Nation of Islam --
13. Malcolm X and Revolutionary Black Nationalism --
14. Black Power --
15. CORE Endorses Black Power / Floyd McKissick --
16. To Atone for Our Sins and Errors in Vietnam / Martin Luther King, Jr. --
17. Huey P. Newton and the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense --
18. People Have to Have the Power / Fred Hampton --
19. I Am a Revolutionary Black Woman / Angela Y. Davis --
20. Our Thing Is DRUM! / The League of Revolutionary Black Workers --
21. Attica: "The Fury of Those Who Are Oppressed," 1971 --
22. National Black Political Convention, Gary, Indiana, March 1972 --
23. There Is No Revolution Without the People / Amiri Baraka --
24. My Sight Is Gone But My Vision Remains / Henry Winston --
Sect. 5. Future in the Present: Contemporary African-American Thought, 1975 to the Present --
1. We Would Have to Fight the World / Michele Wallace --
2. Combahee River Collective Statement, 1977 --
3. Women in Prison: How We Are / Assata Shakur --
4. It's Our Turn / Harold Washington --
5. I Am Your Sister / Audre Lorde --
6. Shaping Feminist Theory / bell hooks --
7. Movement against Apartheid: Jesse Jackson and Randall Robinson --
8. Ghetto Underclass / William Julius Wilson --
9. Keep Hope Alive / Jesse Jackson --
10. Afrocentricity / Molefi Asante --
11. Anita Hill-Clarence Thomas Controversy, 1991 --
12. Race Matters / Cornel West --
13. Black Anti-Semitism / Henry Louis Gates, Jr. --
14. Crime --
Causes and Cures / Jarvis Tyner --
15. Louis Farrakhan: The Million Man March, 1995 --
16. Voice from Death Row / Mumia Abu-Jamal --
17. Let Justice Roll Down Like Waters / African-American Prisoners in Sing Sing --
18. Black Radical Congress, 1998.
Responsibility: editors, Manning Marable, Leith Mullings.

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Traces the evolution of African-American perspectives in American history, from the years of slavery to the end of the 20th century. The essays, manifestos, interviews and documents assembled here  Read more...

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