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The Selma of the North : civil rights insurgency in Milwaukee

Author: Patrick D Jones
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2009.
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This title tells a story that is important for its insights into civil rights history. It includes the debate over nonviolence and armed self-defence, and the dynamic between southern and northern activism. It looks at how between 1958 and 1970, a movement for racial justice emerged from circumstances in Milwaukee.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick D Jones
ISBN: 9780674031357 0674031350 9780674057296 0674057295
OCLC Number: 225874272
Awards: Winner of Gambrinus Prize 2009
Description: 318 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Ethnic Milwaukee and the Black community --
Early protest politics --
The campaign to end school segregation --
Father [James] Groppi's civil rights awakening --
The Youth Council and Commandos --
Police-community tensions and the 1967 riot --
The struggle for open housing --
Black power politics --
The decline of direct action --
Conclusion : "We are destined ..."
Responsibility: Patrick D. Jones.
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