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Radio Free Dixie : Robert F. Williams and the roots of Black power

Author: Timothy B Tyson
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The story of Robert F. Williams shows that independent black politics, black cultural pride, and "armed self-reliance" operated in tension and in tandem with legal efforts and nonviolent protests. Radio Free Dixie reveals that both the civil rights movement and the Black Power movement, often portrayed in clashing terms, grew out of the same soil, confronted the same predicaments, and reflected the same quest for  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Tyson, Timothy B.
Radio Free Dixie.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©1999
(OCoLC)607457561
Online version:
Tyson, Timothy B.
Radio Free Dixie.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©1999
(OCoLC)632273239
Named Person: Robert F Williams; Robert Franklin Williams; Robert F Williams; Robert Franklin Williams
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy B Tyson
ISBN: 0807825026 9780807825020 0807847852 9780807847855 9780807849231 0807849235
OCLC Number: 40610638
Description: 402 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction: on trembling earth --
The legacies --
Wars for democracy --
I'd rather die and go to hell --
The kissing case --
Communist front shouts kissing case to the world --
The sissy race of all mankind --
Crusaders --
Cuba libre --
When fire breaks out --
Freedom rider --
Conclusion: Radio Free Dixie.
Responsibility: Timothy B. Tyson.
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This biography tells the story of controversial black activist, Robert F. Williams (1925-1996). President of the Monroe NAACP, Williams organized armed resistance to KKK terrorists, challenging not  Read more...

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