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Black power encyclopedia : from "Black is beautiful" to urban uprisings

Author: Akinyele Omowale Umoja; Karin L Stanford; Jasmin A Young
Publisher: Santa Barbara, California : Greenwood, an Imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2018]
Series: Movements of the American mosaic.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"An invaluable resource that documents the Black Power Movement by its cultural representation and promotion of self-determination and self-defense, and showcases the movement's influence on Black communities in America from 1965 to the mid-1970s.• Gives students and general readers a comprehensive overview of the Black Power Movement and an understanding of its importance within the turbulence and politics of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
encyclopedias
Encyclopedias
Encyclopédies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Black power encyclopedia.
Santa Barbara, California : Greenwood, an Imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2018]
(DLC) 2017045242
(OCoLC)1004769973
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Akinyele Omowale Umoja; Karin L Stanford; Jasmin A Young
ISBN: 9781440840074 1440840075
OCLC Number: 1004957358
Awards: Winner of 2019 Choice Outstanding Academic Title 2019 (United States)
Winner of 2019 Outstanding Reference Source - Reference and User Services Association 2019 (United States)
Winner of 2019 Top 10 Diverse Adult Books - Nonfiction 2019 (United States)
Winner of Best Reference Book of 2018 2019 (United States)
Winner of Top 10 Reference Books: 2019 2019 (United States)
Description: 1 online resource (2 volumes (cxxxv, 904 pages)) : illustrations, portraits.
Contents: Volume 1. Introduction --
Chronology --
Armed resistance in the Black Power movement --
Black Power, Red Power, and the potential of Red-Black unity --
Black Power studies --
Gender, Black women, and Black Power --
Urban rebellions --
A-I --
Volume 2. J-Z.
Series Title: Movements of the American mosaic.
Responsibility: Akinyele Umoja, Karin L. Stanford, and Jasmin A. Young, editors.

Abstract:

"An invaluable resource that documents the Black Power Movement by its cultural representation and promotion of self-determination and self-defense, and showcases the movement's influence on Black communities in America from 1965 to the mid-1970s.• Gives students and general readers a comprehensive overview of the Black Power Movement and an understanding of its importance within the turbulence and politics of the 1960s and 1970s in the United States as well as in the context of modern-day civil rights. Provides insight into important concepts such as Black self-determination, Black consciousness, independent Black politics, and independent institutions. Features contributions from premier Black Power scholars as well as Black Power activists. Offers topical and biographical entries, a timeline of events, and a bibliography of key print and nonprint sources of additional information"--Publisher's description.

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