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White sand, black beach : civil rights, public space, and Miami's Virginia Key

Author: Gregory Wallace Bush
Publisher: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2016]
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Combining archival research and oral history, Bush examines Virginia Key Beach as a window into local activism and forms of black-white dialogue in multicultural Miami from 1915 to 2012.
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Genre/Form: History
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Bush, Gregory Wallace.
White sand, black beach.
Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2016]
(DLC) 2016015363
(OCoLC)914290361
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gregory Wallace Bush
ISBN: 9780813055831 0813055830
OCLC Number: 949930781
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Introduction: The struggle for the civil right to public space in Miami --
Wade-in: Lawson Thomas and the potent combination of direct action and negotiation --
Beyond colored town: the changing boundaries of race relations and African American community --
Life in Miami, 1896-1945 --
Island pleasures: memories of African American life at Virginia Key Beach --
The shifting sands of civil rights in southeast Florida, 1945-1976 --
Public land by the sea: developing Virginia Key, 1945-1976 --
The erosion of a "world-class" urban paradise: tourism, the environmental movement, and planning --
Related to Virginia Key Beach, 1982-1998 --
Forging our civil right to public space, 1999-2015 --
Afterword: The real Miami; better than a theme park.
Responsibility: Gregory W. Bush.

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