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Author: Heather Ann Thompson
Publisher: Boston : Prentice Hall, ©2010.
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Speaking out.
Boston : Prentice Hall, ©2010
(OCoLC)608166939
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Heather Ann Thompson
ISBN: 9780131942141 013194214X
OCLC Number: 223932947
Description: xiv, 252 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments --
1. Introduction / Heather Ann Thompson --
2. African American activism in the Midwest / James Ralph --
Equal Education for All! (1962) / Chicago Committee for Equal Education --
Program of the Chicago Freedom Movement (1966) / Chicago Freedom Movement --
DRUM Demands (1968) / Dodge Revolutionary Union Movement --
Where we stand (1969) / United Front of Cairo, Illinois --
Inaugural address (1968) / Richard Hatcher --
Operation P.U.S.H. platform (1971) / People United to Serve Humanity --
3. African American activism in the North / Wendell E. Pritchett --
Demands placed on the door of Chicago City Hall (1966) / Martin Luther King, Jr. --
Statement to save school decentralization and community control (1968) / Emergency Citizens' Committee --
What we want, what we believe (1966) / Black Panther Party --
Welfare is a women's issue (1972) / Johnnie Tillmon --
Inaugural address (1974) / Coleman Young --
4. African American activism in the South / Jane Dailey --
Jim Crow guide to the U.S.A. (1959) / Stetson Kennedy --
Challenge to Negro leadership : the case of Robert Williams (1961) / Julian Mayfield --
The Southern patriot (1960) / Ella J. Baker --
Freedom summer (1964) / Sally Belfrage --
Our God is marching on! (1965) / Martin Luther King, Jr. --
Interview with Bayard Rustin (1977) / Howell Raines --
What we want (1966) / Stokely Carmichael --
5. African American activism in the West / William L. Van Deburg --
Article. 17 Chain stores picketed by sympathizers of Negro sit-downs (1960) --
Editorial. Wrong tactic for Los Angeles (1960) --
Letters to the editor. Student picketing debated (1960) --
Causes sought as Watts smoulders (1965) / Alistair Cooke --
Kwanzaa : concepts and functions (1979) / M. Ron Karenga --
On meeting the needs of the people (1969) / Eldridge Cleaver. 6. Animal rights activism / Susan J. Pearson --
Cat lovers pounce on lab research (1977) / Carol Oppenheim --
Your money is paying for torture at the American Museum of Natural History (1976) / New York Times --
Equality for animals? (1979) / Peter Singer --
Animal dealer regulation hearings before Committee on Commerce (1966) / U.S. Senate, Eighty-Ninth Congress --
7. Anti-nuclear activism / Lawrence S. Wittner --
Women Strike for Peace, A letter to Nikita Khrushchev (1962) / Women Strike for Peace --
What SANE is and is not (1962) / Homer Jack --
We re-set the clock (1974) / Samuel Day --
No more Hiroshimas! (1977) / Mobilization for Survival --
Call to halt the nuclear arms race (1980) / Nuclear Freeze Campaign --
8. Anti-war activism / Kenneth J. Heineman --
The new radicals and the multiversity (1966) / Carl Davidson --
Trapped in a system (1965) / Carl Oglesby --
What can the young believe? (1967) / Robert F. Kennedy --
Broadcast over radio Hanoi to American servicemen involved in the Indochina War (1972) / Jane Fonda --
March on Washington against the war (1971) / United Women's Contingent --
9. The Asian American movement / Daryl J. Maeda --
In the movement office (1971) / Killer Fawn --
AAPA perspectives (1969) / Asian American Political Alliance --
Third World people : shoulder to shoulder (1974) / Pat Sumi --
U.S. savages (1971) / Rodan --
Our political program (1969) / Red Guard Party --
10. Chicano activism / Matt Garcia --
La Conferencia De Mujeres Por La Raza (1971) / Marta Cotera --
The U.F.W. anti-immigrant campaign and falling out with Bert Corona, M.A.P.A., and other Chicano groups (2005) / Alfredo Figueroa --
Declaration (1975) / Ramon Perez Meija --
United Farm Workers National Union, AFL-CIO, et al. plaintiffs, International Brotherhood of Teamsters, et al. defendants (1973) / UFW. 11. Consumer rights activism / Jürgen Ruckaberle --
Boycott Bulletin (1969) / United Mexican American Students --
Our history (1969) / Consumers Education and Protective Association --
Housewives' friend Esther Peterson (1966) / New York Times --
Lemonstration makes history (1975) / Consumer Action News --
President Kennedy on protecting the consumer interest (1962) / John F. Kennedy --
We're Still in the Jungle (1967) / Ralph Nader --
The burned children : 4,000 fatal fabric fires (1971) / Ralph Nader --
12. Disability rights activism / Paul K. Longmore --
The right to live in the world : the disabled in the Law of Torts (1966) / Jacobus tenBroek --
Toward human rights for the mentally retarded : a challenge to social action (1969) / Gunnar Dybwad --
On our own : patient controlled alternatives to the mental health system (1978) / Judi Chamberlin --
Disabled People's Bill of Rights and Declaration of Independence (1979) / Disability Rights Center --
13. Environmental activism / Angela G. Mertig --
The obligation to endure (1962) / Rachel Carson --
Should we also flood the Sistine Chapel so tourists can get nearer the ceiling? (1967) / Sierra Club --
Birth and early days : the founding of EDF (1990) / Dennis Puleston --
The beginning : Earth Day (1970) / Dennis Hayes --
14. Gay and lesbian activism / Craig A. Rimmerman --
A gay manifesto (1969) / Carl Wittman --
What concrete steps can be taken to further the homophile movement? (1966) / Shirley Willer --
Lesbians in revolt (1972) / Charlotte Bunch --
A leaflet for the American Medical Association (1970) / Chicago Gay Liberation Front --
15. Labor activism / Joseph A. McCartin --
Remembering work as an air traffic controller (ca. 1960) / Mike Rock --
Controllers experiment with organization (1967) / Russell Sommer --
Challenging the federal government (1970) / National directors of PATCO --
Confronting racial discrimination in the late 1960s (2002) / Richard Jones --
Confronting sexual harassment in the mid-1970s (2002) / Cheryl Jenni --
Preparing for confrontation (ca. 1979) / PATCO local union newsletter --
A broken union (1981) / Ronald A. Oberhauser. 16. Native American activism / Troy Johnson --
The trail of broken treaties (1972) / Manifesto of the American Indian Movement Grand Governing Council --
The American Indian Movement (1968) / Statement by the American Indian Movement --
The BIA and the plight of the American Indian (1973) / New York Times --
Wounded Knee (1973) / Statement by the American Indian Movement --
Alcatraz is not an island (1969) / Indians of all tribes --
Indian Proclamation (1969) / Richard Oaks --
Proclamation to the Great White Father and all his people (1969) / Indians of all tribes --
The Bureau of Indian Affairs Relocation Program (1952) / Department of the Interior : Bureau of Indian Affairs --
17. Poverty rights activism / Felicia Kornbluh --
Letters to the mayor (1960s) / Low income mothers in New York City --
Testimony by welfare rights representatives and representative Martha Griffiths at hearings on income maintenance (1969) / U.S. House of Representatives --
Poems by welfare rights activists (1969-1970) / Welfare Fighter --
NWRO leader on work and welfare (1974) / Beulah Sanders --
NWRO President speaks on President Richard Nixon's (1970) / Johnnie Tillmon --
Newspaper profile of Johnnie Tillmon, and irate letters from readers (1968) / Washington Post --
18. Prison rights activism / Heather McCarty --
The Outlaw (1968) / San Quentin Prison --
"Bill of particulars," a convict report on the major grievances of the prison population with suggested solutions (1969) / San Quentin Prison --
Soledad Brother (1970) / George Jackson --
The Folsom prisoners manifesto of demands and anti-oppression platform (1970) / Folsom Prison --
The struggle for justice : a report on crime and punishment in America (1971) / American Friends Service Committee --
We are men (1971) / Elliot Barkley. 19. Puerto Rican activism / Carmen Teresa Whalen --
13 point program and platform (1971) / The Young Lords Party --
The Philadelphia Young Lords (1970) / Juan Ramos --
Declaration (1973) / Puerto Rican Socialist Party --
Somos Puertorriquenos y Estamos Despertando (c.1971) / Puerto Rican Student Union --
Puerto Rican obituary (1973) / Pedro Pietri --
20. Student activism / Rusty Monhollon --
The report of the President's Commission on campus unrest, Jackson State (1970) --
A Declaration of Independence (1965) / The Free Speech Movement --
Dress code (1971-1972) / Perryville, Arkansas School District --
Gay students organization of the University of New Hampshire v. Bonner (1974) / Court Ruling from U.S. Court of Appeals (1st. Cir.) --
Women and the radical movement (1968) / Shulamith Firestone --
21. Women's rights activism / Kathleen C. Berkeley --
A Bill of Rights for women (1968) / National Organization for Women --
Letter to the brothers (1968) / Black Women's Liberation Group, Mount Vernon, New York --
Statement (1971) / Elma Barrera --
Lesbian rights, NOW (1971) / National Organization for Women --
New York Radical Feminists Rape Conference, workshop summary (1971) / Mary Ann Manhart --
Expanded Bill of Rights for the twenty-first century (1989) / National Organization for Women --
22. Yelling just as loudly : conservative activism in the sixties and seventies / Gregory L. Schneider --
National Review : Credenda and Statement of Principles (1955) / William F. Buckley, Jr. --
The Sharon statement (1960) / Young Americans for Freedom --
New Left violence (1969) / Young Americans for Freedom --
Statement on the draft (1969) / Randall Cornell Teague --
What's wrong with equal rights for women? (1972) / Phyllis Schlafly --
The Moral Majority and its goals (1979) / Jerry Falwell and the Moral Majority --
Contributors.
Responsibility: edited by Heather Ann Thompson.

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