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This is where I came in : Black America in the 1960s

Author: Gerald Lyn Early
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2003.
Series: Abraham Lincoln lecture series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Early outlines the particular contributions of Muhammad Ali, Sammy Davis Jr., and Philadelphia NAACP President Cecil Moore through their transformative images. Ali has a heroic image, Davis had a breakthrough image in the entertainment world, and Cecil Moore had an aggressive political stance which contrasted with the typically sedate image of the NAACP.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Early, Gerald Lyn.
This is where I came in.
Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, ©2003
(OCoLC)607057557
Online version:
Early, Gerald Lyn.
This is where I came in.
Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, ©2003
(OCoLC)607766563
Named Person: Cecil B Moore; Muhammad Ali; Sammy Davis, Jr.; Muhammad Ali; Sammy Davis, Jr.; Cecil B Moore; Muhammad Ali; Sammy Davis; Cecil Bassett Moore
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gerald Lyn Early
ISBN: 0803267495 9780803267497 0803218230 9780803218239
OCLC Number: 51898691
Description: xii, 144 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Muhammad Ali as third world hero --
Sammy Davis Jr., establishment rebel --
Cecil B. Moore and the rise of Black Philadelphia, 1964-1968.
Series Title: Abraham Lincoln lecture series.
Responsibility: Gerald L. Early.
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Focuses on the lives of three active and influential people: Cecil B Moore, advocate and agitator in the 'racial tinderbox' of black Philadelphia; Muhammad Ali, promoter of a 'colored' consciousness;  Read more...

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"Early aptly demonstrates how [Muhammad] Ali, [Sammy] Davis, and [NAACP President Cecil] Moore represent efforts of self and racial redefinition during a tumultuous period."-Booklist

 
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