Concrete demands : the search for Black power in the 20th century (Book, 2015) [WorldCat.org]
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Concrete demands : the search for Black power in the 20th century

Author: Rhonda Y Williams
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In Concrete Demands, Rhonda Y. Williams provides a rich, deeply researched history which shows that the Black Power movement that emerged in the 1960s had long roots going back to the early 20th century. Looking at the movement from the grassroots level, Williams highlights the role of ordinary people as well as more famous historical actors, and demonstrates that women activists were central to Black  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rhonda Y Williams
ISBN: 9780415801423 0415801427 9780415801430 0415801435
OCLC Number: 694393617
Description: viii, 305 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. I. Roots & routes --
A mad society : crucibles and portents of Black Power --
From "Negro power" toward Black revolt --
The time is arriving now --
pt. II. The expansive era --
Into the public's eye --
Girding up urban power struggles --
The world cries freedom --
Revolution for whom? : unraveling romantic Black unity.
Responsibility: Rhonda Y. Williams.

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"In Concrete Demands, Rhonda Y. Williams provides a rich, deeply researched history which shows that the Black Power movement that emerged in the 1960s had long roots going back to the early 20th century. Looking at the movement from the grassroots level, Williams highlights the role of ordinary people as well as more famous historical actors, and demonstrates that women activists were central to Black Power"--Provided by publisher.

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