Waiting 'til the midnight hour : a narrative history of Black power in America (Book, 2006) [WorldCat.org]
skip to content
Waiting 'til the midnight hour : a narrative history of Black power in America Preview this item
ClosePreview this item

Waiting 'til the midnight hour : a narrative history of Black power in America

Author: Peniel E Joseph
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Co., 2006. ©2006
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
A history of the Black Power movement in the United States traces the origins and evolution of the influential movement and examines the ways in which Black Power redefined racial identity and culture. With the rallying cry of "Black Power!" in 1966, a group of black activists, including Stokely Carmichael and Huey P. Newton, turned their backs on Martin Luther King's pacifism and, building on Malcolm X's legacy,  Read more...

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

More like this

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...


Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peniel E Joseph
ISBN: 0805075399 9780805075397 9780805083354 0805083359
OCLC Number: 62857842
Awards: Commended for Lukas Prize Project (Lynton History Prize) 2007
Description: xiv, 399 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: To shape a new world --
Forerunners --
At home in the world --
Waging war amid shadows --
Liberators --
Political kingdoms --
"Black" is a country --
"What we gonna start sayin' now is Black power!" --
Storm warnings --
The trial of Huey Percy Newton --
Dark days, bright nights --
Dashikis and democracy --
Legacies, 1975-2005.
Other Titles: Waiting till the midnight hour
Waiting until the midnight hour
Responsibility: Peniel E. Joseph.
More information:


A gripping narrative history that brings to life a legendary moment in American history - the birth, life and death of the Black Power movement.  Read more...


User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...


All user tags (1)

View most popular tags as: tag list | tag cloud

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.