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Minority rights in America

Author: Alan Axelrod
Publisher: Washington, DC : CQ Press, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Annotation. From civil rights leader Ralph Abernathy to the 1735 free speech case of John Peter Zenger, this encyclopedia offers some 600 entries on issues, events, organizations, cases, and individuals related to civil and minority rights throughout U.S. history. Although particular attention is paid to the political status of ethnic minorities, minority is defined here as denoting any group at odds with prevailing  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Axelrod
ISBN: 1568026854 9781568026855
OCLC Number: 50906024
Description: xvi, 411 pages ; 29 cm
Contents: Abernathy, Ralph David --
Abolition Movement --
Abortion and Abortion Rights --
Adarand Constructors, Inc. v. Pena --
Addams, Jane --
"Address to a Meeting in New York" (Malcolm X) --
Adoption Promotion and Stability Act --
Affirmative Action --
African American Civil Rights Movement --
African Americans --
Age Discrimination --
Age Discrimination Act of 1975 --
Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 --
AIDS --
Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights --
Albany Movement --
Alexander v. Holmes County --
Algebra Project --
Alianza Hispano-Americana --
Alien Land Law of 1913 --
Alien Land Law of 1920 --
Alien and Sedition Acts --
Ali, Muhammad --
American-Arab Discrimination Committee --
American Asylum for the Education of the Deaf and Dumb --
American Civil Liberties Union --
American Coordinating Council of Political Education --
American Council of the Blind --
American Council of Spanish-Speaking People --
American Federation of Labor --
American Foundation for the Blind --
American GI Forum of the United States --
American Indian Religious Freedom Act of 1978 --
"American Promise, The" (Lyndon B. Johnson's "Special Message to the Congress, 1965") --
American Protective League --
Americans for Democratic Action --
Americans with Disabilities Act --
Americans United for the Separation of Church and State --
Amistad Mutiny --
Amnesty International --
Amsterdam News --
Anderson, Marian --
Angelou, Maya --
Anthony, Susan B. --
Anti-Defamation League --
Anti-Saloon League --
Arrests, Laws Governing.
Responsibility: Alan Axelrod.

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Ever since the Dominican missionary Bartolome de Las Casas (1476-1566) first raised civil and minority rights issues in an American context, they have figured among some of the profound and trying  Read more...

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