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Organizing Black America : an encyclopedia of African American associations

Author: Nina Mjagkij
Publisher: New York : Garland, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Authoritative and engrossing A-Z of over 500 organisations, their founders,and members and how they have influenced Black Americans.


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Genre/Form: Verzeichnis
Reference works
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nina Mjagkij
ISBN: 0815323093 9780815323099
OCLC Number: 44720533
Description: xxix, 768 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Contents include: Civil rights/political associations National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee Southern Organizing Committee for Economic and Social Justice Mississipi Freedom Democratic Party Congressional Black Caucus Montgomery Improvement Association Professional/business/labor National Business League Black Stuntmen's Association National Funeral Directors and Morticians Association Colored Farmers' National Alliance and Cooperative Union American Negro Labor Congress Religious/relief Union of Black Episcopalians Knights of Peter Claver Genesis Group, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Oblate Sisters of Providence National Freedmen's Relief Association Social/cultural International Rhythm and Blues Association Gospel Music Workshop of America Black Rock Coalition African American Museums Association American Negro Academy Educational/recreational Southern Education Foundation Southern Conference Educational Fund American Teachers Association National Bowling Association Association for the study of Afro-American Life and History Secret/mutual aid National Pan-Hellenic Council Phi Beta Sigma Mosaic Templars of America Grand United Order of Odd Fellows Independent Order of Good Templars Government commmisions National Advisory Commision on Civil Disorder Bureau for Colored Troops President's Initiative on Race Hoover's Colored Advisory Comission
Responsibility: edited by Nina Mjagkij.
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