Art for equality : the NAACP's cultural campaign for civil rights (eBook, 2014) [WorldCat.org]
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Art for equality : the NAACP's cultural campaign for civil rights

Author: Jenny Woodley
Publisher: Lexington, Kentucky : University Press of Kentucky, [2014] ©2014
Series: Civil rights and the struggle for Black equality in the twentieth century.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
"The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is the nation's oldest civil rights organization, having dedicated itself to the fight for racial equality since 1909. While the group helped achieve substantial victories in the courtroom, the struggle for civil rights extended beyond gaining political support. It also required changing social attitudes. The NAACP thus worked to alter existing  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Woodley, Jenny, 1980-
Art for equality.
Lexington, Kentucky : University Press of Kentucky, [2014]
(DLC) 2014003473
(OCoLC)858901755
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jenny Woodley
ISBN: 9780813145181 081314518X 9780813145174 0813145171 0813145473 9780813145471
OCLC Number: 879606749
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (258 pages)
Contents: Introduction: "The national mental attitude" --
The birth of a cultural strategy --
Representing the new Negro --
Du Bois's crisis and the Black image on the page --
"A union of art and propaganda" --
White in Hollywood --
Blacks, Reds, white --
Conclusion: "The true picture of America."
Series Title: Civil rights and the struggle for Black equality in the twentieth century.
Responsibility: Jenny Woodley.

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Art for Equality explores an important and little-studied side of the NAACP's activism in the cultural realm.  Read more...

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