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Better day coming : Blacks and equality, 1890-2000

Better day coming : Blacks and equality, 1890-2000

Author: Adam Fairclough
Publisher: New York, N.Y. ; London : Penguin, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

The author Adam Fairclough chronicles the struggle of black Americans to acheieve civil rights and equality in a society that, after the collapse of the Reconstruction, santioned racial segregation,  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Adam Fairclough
ISBN: 0142001295 9780142001295 0670875929 9780670875924
OCLC Number: 473618748
Description: xiv, 384 p. : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm (pbk.)
Contents: Better Day Coming - Adam Fairclough AcknowledgmentsPreface1. The Failure of Reconstruction and the Triumph of White Supremacy2. Ida B. Wells and the Campaign Against Lynching3. Booker T. Washington and the Strategy of Accommodation4. The Rise of the NAACP5. The Great War and Racial Equality6. Marcus Garvey and the UNIA7. The Radical Thirties8. Blacks in the Segregated South, 1919-429. The NAACP's Challenge to White Supremacy, 1935-4510. Two Steps Forward and One Step Back, 1946-5511. The Nonviolent Rebellion, 1955-6012. The Civil Rights Movement, 1960-6313. Birmingham, the Freedom Summer, and Selma14. The Rise and Fall of Black Power15. The Continuing StruggleNotesIndex
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"In the hands of Adam Fairclough, BETTER DAY COMING, does more than any other book to place the historic Civil Rights Movement within the broader scope of the Black Freedom Struggle in the twentieth Read more...

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