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Civil Rights in New York City : From World War II to the Giuliani Era.

Author: Clarence Taylor
Publisher: Oxford : Fordham University Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Since the 1960s, most U.S. History has been written as if the civil rights movement were primarily or entirely a Southern history. This book joins a growing body of scholarship that demonstrates the importance of the Northern history of the movement. The contributors make clear that civil rights in New York City were contestedin many ways, beginning long before the 1960s, and across many groups with a surprisingly  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Taylor, Clarence.
Civil Rights in New York City : From World War II to the Giuliani Era.
Oxford : Fordham University Press, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Clarence Taylor
ISBN: 9780823237463 082323746X 9780823249176 0823249174 9780823232918 0823232913
OCLC Number: 801363604
Description: 1 online resource (295 pages)
Contents: Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Civil Rights in New York City; 1 To Be a Good American: The New York City Teachers Union and Race during the Second World War; 2 Cops, Schools, and Communism: Local Politics and Global Ideologies--New York City in the 1950s; 3 "Taxation without Sanitation Is Tyranny": Civil Rights Struggles over Garbage Collection in Brooklyn, New York, during the Fall of 1962; 4 Rochdale Village and the Rise and Fall of Integrated Housing in New York City; 5 Conservative and Liberal Opposition to the New York City School-Integration Campaign. 6 The Dead End of Despair: Bayard Rustin, the 1968 New York School Crisis, and the Struggle for Racial Justice7 The Young Lords and the Social and Structural Roots of Late Sixties Urban Radicalism; 8 "Brooklyn College Belongs to Us": Black Students and the Transformation of Public Higher Education in New York City; 9 Racial Events, Diplomacy, and Dinkins's Image; 10 "One City, One Standard": The Struggle for Equality in Rudolph Giuliani's New York; Notes; List of Contributors; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y.

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Since the 1960s, most U.S. History has been written as if the civil rights movement were primarily or entirely a Southern history. This book joins a growing body of scholarship that demonstrates the  Read more...

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The book, edited by Professor Taylor, revives the forgotten roles of figures like Ella Baker of the N.A.A.C.P., Robert Moses and Bayard Rustin... * -The New York Times * I've been waiting for such a Read more...

 
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