Negroes with guns (Book, 1998) []
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Negroes with guns

Negroes with guns

Author: Robert F Williams
Publisher: Detroit : Wayne State University Press, ©1998.
Series: African American life series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
"First published in 1962, Negroes with Guns is the story of a southern black community's struggle to arm itself in self-defense against the Ku Klux Klan and other racist groups. Frustrated and angered by violence condoned or abetted by the local authorities against blacks, the small community of Monroe, North Carolina, brought the issue of armed self-defense to the forefront of the civil rights movement. The single  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Robert F Williams; Robert F Williams
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert F Williams
ISBN: 0814327141 9780814327142
OCLC Number: 38206826
Notes: Originally published: New York : Marzani & Munsell, [c1962].
Description: xxxiv, 89 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Robert F. Williams, "black power," and the roots of the African American freedom struggle / by Timothy B. Tyson --
Self-defense prevents bloodshed --
An NAACP chapter is reborn in militancy --
The struggle for militancy in the NAACP --
Non-violence emboldens the racists : a week of terror --
Self-defense prevents a pogrom : racists engineer a kidnapping frameup --
The Monroe case : conspiracy against the Negro --
Self-defense : an American tradition.
Series Title: African American life series.
Responsibility: Robert F. Williams ; foreword by Gloria House ; introduction by Timothy B. Tyson.


Examining events surrounding the test case of the right of Blacks to armed self-defense in the 1960s, this book tells the story of a Southern Black community's struggle to defend themselves against  Read more...


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